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ERIC Number: EJ931390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May-12
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1557-5411
More than Just a Tiger Mom
Lum, Lydia
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, v28 n7 p19 May 2011
Mention "best-seller" and author Amy Chua in the same breath and, chances are, a person's thoughts turn immediately to her controversial parenting memoir, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." Indeed, national backlash has shadowed Chua for months since publication of the book, which describes her rigid parenting style in what she loosely calls "the Chinese" way. But long before "Tiger Mother" infuriated tens of thousands of Americans, and long before Chua's parenting tactics were blasted by bloggers and analyzed by Oprah, she already was writing books in which race and ethnicity took center stage. Like "Tiger Mother," Chua's previous scholarly books explore themes that question the effectiveness of so-called Western ways. In this article, the author presents four questions about "Tiger Mother."
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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