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The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific...and the world.


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Aga Rehamo

Aga Rehamo is a native of Ganluo County, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture. After graduating from normal high school in 2000, she became a teacher in a rural elementary school in Ganluo. In 2004 she entered a master's program at Sichuan Normal University, and after obtaining her degree returned to elementary teaching in Liangshan, until she was accepted as a doctoral student at Beijing Normal University in 2010. During her doctoral studies, she published articles on "How to recognize real bilingual education," “Considering Liangshan Yi Bilingual Education in the Light of Global Modernity," and "Ethnic Culture and Minority Education." She was a visiting scholar at the University of California, San Diego, in 2012-13. She is currently completing her doctoral dissertation on "The Predicament of Modernization in Yi Education."