Adapting ‘internationalization’ to integrate ‘troublesome’ minorities: Higher education policies towards Hong Kong and East Jerusalem

Annette BAMBERGER, Fei YAN, Paul MORRIS

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Abstract

We analyze the policies of China and Israel towards students from Hong Kong and East Jerusalem respectively. We demonstrate that they are treated as International students and subject to a form of ‘internationalization’ designed to consolidate national forms of identity and extend state control over ‘troublesome’ minorities within the nation state. This domestic adaptation of the structures designed to support internationalization within Universities, through which the state deploys higher education as a tool of ‘soft power’ to control parts of the nation, operates within a broader program of ‘internal colonization’ that is neither well developed in the literature nor explained by prominent typologies of internationalization. Copyright © 2021 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-276
JournalJournal of Education Policy
Volume38
Issue number2
Early online date09 Dec 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Citation

Bamberger, A., Yan, F., & Morris, P. (2023). Adapting ‘internationalization’ to integrate ‘troublesome’ minorities: Higher education policies towards Hong Kong and East Jerusalem. Journal of Education Policy, 38(2), 254-276. doi: 10.1080/02680939.2021.2002419

Keywords

  • Internationalization
  • International students
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Israel
  • East Jerusalem

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