By Amy Stambach

China’s funding in U.S. greater schooling has raised significant debate, yet little examine has been directed to the way within which this funding unfolds and takes form at the floor in neighborhood contexts. Confucius and difficulty in American Universities fills this hole by way of heavily investigating how Chinese-funded U.S. courses are understood and configured within the smooth American collage. Drawing on interviews with chinese language lecturers and their American scholars, in addition to conversations with collage directors, this ebook argues that chinese language funding in American better schooling serves as a large type of worldwide coverage, harnessing the facility of intercultural trade as a method of coping with overseas diplomatic relatives throughout the stories of college scholars.

A transnational examine, Confucius and trouble in American Universities questions and reframes traditional notions of financial globalization and versatile citizenship, demonstrating how chinese language funding in U.S. schooling advances the lives of the already-privileged by means of growing entry to in another country exertions and markets, yet to the exclusion of heart- and working-class scholars. A precious and well timed source for students of schooling and anthropology, this booklet may also be worthwhile to someone drawn to schooling coverage or foreign affairs.

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