Find information about your topic in the library's resources.
Last Updated: Nov 18, 2014
Click on eBooks for information about your topic.
Pop Culture China!
Publication Date: 2007-07-25
Discusses sports, the Internet, popular music and martial arts.
Publication Date: 2009-11-01
Contains information about education, arts, and gender issues.
Publication Date: 2003-07-02
Covers government, society, and culture of China.
Education in Crisis
Publication Date: 2009-06-01
Compares educational systems of the U.S. and China.
Check with Mr. Lee for your assignment requirements. This guide focuses on information about China, since it can be more difficult to find. Use the same databases listed below for articles about American culture to back up your thesis. Check the other resources on the Subject Guide to the Databases and eBooks on the library's web page for additional sources.
Information about nearly all the selected topics can be found in the library's databases, eBooks and books. It may be possible to get EBSCO articles that are not full-text through interlibrary loan. Ask a librarian for help! Mrs. Warburton and Mrs. Antoine would be glad to help you find what you are looking for.
REMOTE ACCESS TO ONLINE RESOURCES: Look on the library's Aspen page to find usernames and passwords to access from home the online resources in this guide.
Since several students are investigating educational systems, here are a few books on the subject. Education in Crisis, the eBook in the left column, would also be useful.
The Learning Gap : Why Our Schools are Failing and What We Can Learn from Japanese and Chinese Education
Publication Date: 1992
Compares educational systems of the United States and China.
Education for 1.3 Billion
Publication Date: 2005-02-01
Mr. Li Lanqing, a recent head of education in China, describes how the country has met the challenge of educational reform.
Going to School in East Asia
Publication Date: 2007-06-01
Culture and Customs of China
Publication Date: 2001-10-30
Includes information about families, music and literature.
Growing up the Chinese Way
Call Number: 305.23 LAU
Publication Date: 1996
Describes adolescent development.
Women in the World of China
Publication Date: 2006-09-01
Describes Chinese families and gender roles.
The Chinese Have a Word for It
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
Discusses Chinese thought through the language.
China - Culture Smart!
Publication Date: 2006-09-05
Describes Chinese values, education and families