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'Out of School' Ethnic Minority Young People in Hong Kong (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects)

'Out of School' Ethnic Minority Young People in Hong Kong (Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects)

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  • ISBN-13: 9789811003257
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Release Date: Feb 19, 2016
  • Edition: 1st ed. 2016
  • Pages: 263 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.69 x 9.21 x 6.14 inches

Overview

This book offers a comprehensive overview of ‘out of school’ ethnic minority young people in Hong Kong.  The focus is on the extent of the phenomena, reasons behind it and a description of ‘out of school’ life. Employing qualitative research methods and adopting a case study approach that involved fieldwork comprising 15 in-depth interviews and 2 observations with 11 ‘out of school’ ethnic minority young people, this book provides detailed insights into the phenomena. Information gained from an additional 22 in-depth interviews with 20 other stakeholders related to ethnic minority education, from time spent at three schools and key document analysis are also incorporated. Drawing on critical race theory, this book presents a critical discussion of the ‘out of school’ issue for ethnic minority young people in a privileged Chinese context.

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