Title

‘Massifying’ higher education and intensifying social inequality in China

Document Type

Journal article

Source Publication

The Times Higher Education

Publication Date

6-23-2016

Issue

2260

First Page

35

Abstract

In the past two decades, there has been a rapid expansion of higher education in mainland China and Taiwan. While in the 1990s this increase enhanced equity and equality in society, in recent years the growing number of graduates has led to fewer employment opportunities and a skills mismatch in the labour market.

Print ISSN

00493929

Publisher Statement

Copyright © 2016 TES Global Limited.

Additional Information

This article also published as "The massification of higher education: Chinese student experiences" on The Times Higher Education: Blog (June 13, 2016). Available at https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/massification-higher-education-chinese-student-experiences

Recommended Citation

Mok, K. H. (2016). ‘Massifying’ higher education and intensifying social inequality in China. The Times Higher Education, (2260), 35.