Cross-border to Taiwan but not China

  title={Cross-border to Taiwan but not China},
  author={Wai Ching Choy and Pui Yan Flora Lau},
  journal={Social Transformations in Chinese Societies},
Purpose This study aims to find out why some students from Hong Kong (HK) consider higher education in Taiwan, rather than in China or elsewhere. It also attempts to build a decision-making model to advance the conventional push-pull logic associated with this particular issue. Design/methodology/approach The authors interviewed 11 undergraduate students from HK via an in-depth interview. Interviewees were recruited by snowball sampling. To protect the privacy of the interviewees, all names… 
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