Bibliography: leaves 244-276. xi, 276 leaves ; 30cm. Title page, contents and abstract only. The complete thesis in print form is available from the University Library. This dissertation not only examines the achievements and problems in the structure, funding, teaching resources, curriculums as well as employment opportunities of secondary vocational and tertiary education (VTE) in China, but also assesses political, social and psychological effects on secondary VTE students and parents. --p. ix.