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Domesticating transnational education: discourses of social value, self-worth and the institutionalisation of failure in ‘meritocratic’ Hong Kong

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This paper explores the changing spatialities of education in response to processes of internationalisation, through the lens of transnational education (TNE). It argues that rather than producing outward-looking education, international credentials are becoming ‘domesticated’ – that is, they form an indistinguishable feature of existing local education systems. The paper explores the importance of discourses of meritocracy and the production of value (suzhi) in East Asian societies and how T...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1111/tran.12163

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Societies, Other & Subsidiary Companies
Department:
Kellogg College
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers Journal website
Volume:
42
Issue:
2
Pages:
233-245
Publication date:
2016-12-07
Acceptance date:
2016-10-18
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EISSN:
1475-5661
ISSN:
0020-2754
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664329
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2016-12-07

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