The Paradox of Power in a People's Republic of China Middle School: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

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

1st Edition

By Martin Schoenhals

Routledge

208 pages

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Description

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General