Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education

Creative Arts in Education and Culture

Perspectives from Greater China

Editors: Leong, Samuel, Leung, Bo Wah (Eds.)

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  • Focuses on education in the creative arts in the emerging Greater China region (including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Macao and Taiwan)
  • Provides insights into current developments that affect the future of the contemporary creative arts and education in Greater China
  • Addresses key issues pertaining to local cultures, Confucian traditions and arts education in Greater China?
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This book offers insights into the exciting dynamics permeating creative arts education in the Greater China region, focusing on the challenges of forging a future that would not reject, but be enriched by its Confucian and colonial past. Today’s ‘Greater China’ – comprising China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan – has grown into a vibrant and rapidly transforming region characterized by rich historical legacies, enormous dynamism and exciting cultural metamorphosis. Concomitant with the economic rise of China and widespread calls for more ‘creative’ and ‘liberal’ education, the educational and cultural sectors in the region have witnessed significant reforms in recent years. Other factors that will influence the future of arts education are the emergence of a ‘new’ awareness of Chinese cultural values and the uniqueness of being Chinese.​

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“This volume is much more than an introduction to another culture; one gains an understanding of an emerging educational system in music and visual arts through the eyes of teachers. … Each chapter has sufficient depth that the novice reader can understand the policies and pressures which have an impact on curricula in each country.” (Richard Colwell, British Journal of Music Education (BJME), Vol. 32 (3), November, 2015)

“This book offers, a range of topics related to music, complete and well researched information for teachers, students and anyone interested in music. … There is a clarity of thought and ideas throughout all the chapters in this book, and they certainly afford well researched, first-hand information to anyone wanting to know about traditional and contemporary music in Greater China.” (Sujatha Gomathinayagam, He Kupu, Vol. 3 (4), 2014)


Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Hardcover 124,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Creative Arts in Education and Culture
Book Subtitle
Perspectives from Greater China
Editors
  • Samuel Leong
  • Bo Wah Leung
Series Title
Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education
Series Volume
13
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7729-3
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7729-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7728-6
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0656-6
Series ISSN
1573-4528
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 251
Number of Illustrations
313 b/w illustrations
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