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Kohler, Maxie; Aldridge, Jerry; Christensen, Lois M.; Kilgo, Jennifer – Childhood Education, 2012
A "tiger mom" is a term popularized with the publication of Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (2011). Chua points to the tiger as a "living symbol of strength and power, [which] generally inspires fear and respect" (n.p.); the term "tiger mother" or "tiger mom" quickly became part of the popular lexicon. Chua perceives the tiger mom's…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Mothers