While schooling entails a great deal of evaluation--both the students and of teachers--in any Western country, evaluation is more integral to daily interaction in the classroom in China than is the case in, say, an American classroom."
Schoenhals, M. (2016). The Paradox of Power in a People’s Republic of China Middle School. Routledge.Western researchers are often taken to "model" institutions, rather than typical ones, and are presented with a description of the institution's functioning that derives more from ideology than fram reality. p3
Martin Schoenhals' ethonographic study of an urban key middle school in Northeastern China, where he worked as an English teacher teaching high school students. The research was carried out right before the Beijing Tiananmen Massacre of June 4, 1989.