Chinese Cosmopolitanism and the System of Higher Education in 1970-2000

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The article defines cosmopolitanism in China through the prisms of nationalism, multiculturalism and consumerism. This definition makes it possible to better understand the proliferation of interactive, or high-quality, cosmopolitanism through the activity of state agencies in modern China. In this article the system of higher education is presented as one of the most significant state agency, which has a strong, though indirect, influence on accepting the principles of cosmopolitan approach for further self-advancement of individuals. It is substantiated that the quantitative limitations of the opportunities in the higher education system can be overcome by developing a collective level of cosmopolitanism.


A V Sidorova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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Email: jinmei@yandex.ru

Кафедра всеобщей истории; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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