Lin Yi

Lin Yi is associate professor of sociology at Xiamen University. His current research focuses on culture and boundaries, with particular reference to class.

Audit Culture with Chinese Characteristics?

Returnee Scholars’ Perception of Chinese Higher Education.

Lin Yi | 12.07.2010

The idea of audit, originated from financial regulation, has been introduced into public sectors to rank and assess professional performance against bureaucratic benchmarks and economic targets in response to organizational failure either due to inefficacy (low quality) or scandals (Power 2007: 3, Shore 2008, Shore and Wright 1999). The past two decades have witnessed an [...]