Student returnees bring about social change in China

One of the most dramatic changes that came to China at the end of the 1970s was the reversal of a long-standing policy that had effectively sealed the country's borders and prevented Chinese students from studying abroad.

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Ken Leyton-Brown, Dongyan Ru Blachford
Published: Wednesday, 02/17/2010 12:00 am EST

One of the most dramatic changes that came to China at the end of the 1970s was the reversal of a long-standing policy that had effectively sealed the country's borders and prevented Chinese students from studying abroad.

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