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The Paradox of Power in a People's Republic of China Middle School





ISBN 9781563241895
Published September 30, 1993 by Routledge
208 Pages

 
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This text provides an ethnography of a Chinese middle school based on fieldwork conducted in 1988 to 1989. It provides a way of looking at classroom and societal interactions in terms of the interplay among criticism, face and shame.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 2 Evaluation and Criticism in Education and Social Life 3 The Historical Background of Evaluation and Criticism 4 The Centrality of Face 5 Face, Criticism, and Evaluation in the Classroom 6 Socialization in the Family 7 The Topography of Emotion 8 Conclusion: The Paradox of Power

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