The politics of Chinese education in Malaya, 1945-1961 /

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Author / Creator:Tan, Liok Ee
Imprint:Kuala Lumpur ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Description:xv, 352 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:South-East Asian historical monographs
Format: Print Book
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Notes:Revision of author's thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Malaya, 1985.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [316]-342) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The First Hundred Years: The Chinese Schools, 1849-1950. A Tradition of Community Schools. The Intrusion of Politics from China. British Colonial Policy: Negative Containment. Chinese Schools in the 1930s: Growing Pains. Post-war Recovery: Old Problems, New Challenges
  • 2. A Decade of Critical Changes, 1945-1955. Constitutional Changes and Education Policy. The Emergency and the Chinese Schools. 'National Schools': The British Model. Pragmatic Innovations in the Chinese Schools. The British in Retreat
  • 3. Genesis of the Chinese Education Movement. The Chinese School Teachers. Leadership of the UCSTA. An Alternative Vision of the Nation. MCs: Social and Historical Background. The UCSCA: Organization and Leadership. The Malayan Chinese Association. The MCA and the Issue of Chinese Education
  • 4. A Historic Bargain. First Coming Together, 9 November 1952. A Central Committee on Chinese Education. A Common Stand on Chinese Education. Differing Political Considerations. The Malacca Meeting, 12 January 1955
  • 5. Crucial Compromises, August 1955-August 1957. Change of Posture for the MCACECC. The Razak Report. Rapid Pace of Implementation. Dispute over the Medium of Public Examinations. The MCA's Predicament. The UCSTA's Dilemma
  • 6. Renegade or Prototype: Chung Ling High School, Penang. Surprise Announcement, 6 July 1955. From Pioneer to Prototype. The Controversy Begins, July-September 1955. First Breach in the Ranks, June 1956. The Students Demonstrate, November 1956. A Beleaguered Management Committee
  • 7. Crisis and Dissolution, September 1957-December 1961. Impasse, September-November 1957. Student Demonstrations, November 1957. The MCA on a Tightrope, November 1957-July 1959. Political Crisis, July 1959. Battle for the Secondary Schools, August 1960-December 1961.