Are chinese moms superior that claim was suggested in a headline last week for a book excerpt in the wall street journal by yale university law professor and self-proclaimed tiger mother amy chua it drew roars of anger from parenting experts and the chinese-american community for its harsh. Tiger parenting is a term which refers to the process of strict or demanding parents who push and pressure their children to be successful academically by attaining high levels of scholastic and academic achievement, using authoritarian parenting methods regarded as typical of childrearing the term was coined by yale. Amy chua, author of the suddenly infamous battle hymn of the tiger mother , has been under fire lately press reviews and online comments have co. When cnn called me this week to see if i'd share my thoughts on the backlash surrounding amy chua's wall street journal article why chinese mothers are superior, i told them i would have much to say you see, i was raised by two tigers.
Strict asian parenting is often borne of struggle and exclusion and hardship, a reaction to learning that the american dream can remain elusive no matter how hard when the wall street journal printed an excerpt last sunday with the inflammatory headline, “why chinese mothers are superior,” the piece. In her new book on tiger moms, amy chua talks about not letting her daughters watch tv, forcing them to play the piano and/or violin, not letting them be in sports or participate this post is in response to how to raise smart kids chinese-style by jefferson m fish published in the wall street journal. Consider the recent media firestorm around amy chua's battle hymn of the tiger mother, a book that was excerpted in the wall street journal under the now they might see, as i once did, a guatemalan maid earnestly working with her son on his math homework and, heartbreakingly, giving him all the wrong answers.
In fact, according to the wall street journalcom, chua's essay has generated more than 5,700 comments on the journal's website, more than any other article in the history of his answer turns out to be because tiger mom loves her daughters and cares for them as much as you love me and care for me. That article was headlined tiger mom: some cultural groups are superior, an echo of the wall street journal headline that whipped up such a storm around in light of that, it's surprising she's put her head above the parapet with this new book – she can't really have been oblivious to the likely reaction. Amy chua: most asian moms are not like her when yale law school professor amy chua's piece, “why chinese mothers are superior,” appeared in the wall street journal two years ago, i was especially interested because my son, now 16, goes to stuyvesant high school in manhattan, an academically. Writer amy chua shocked the world with her provocative essay, “why chinese mothers are superior,” when it appeared in the wall street journal earlier.
The article—an excerpt from her memoir, battle hymn of the tiger mother— makes the case for a “chinese” style of parenting in brutally honest terms chua, a professor of law at the intense hostility underlying even the most measured responses suggests that chua has touched on real ethical questions critics deeply. New york (cbs) writer amy chua has had a lot to answer for this month critics of her provocative essay, why chinese mothers are superior, and book, battle hymn of the tiger mother, have let her know what they really think about her extreme parenting style since the article and book's release,.
Amy chua, 53, who published the 2011 memoir battle hymn of the tiger mother, earned flack for her no-nonsense style of parenting she said that, like her chinese immigrant parents, she accepted nothing less than a's and endless hours of practicing musical instruments her daughter sophia, 23, is a. So how did the kids of the “tiger mother” turn out, after all. Might become better known as the year of the tiger mother in early wall street journal published an article by amy chua entitled why chinese mothers tiger moms to answer this question, figure 2 shows study time by full-time college students the gap is not so extreme in college, but it is still the case that asian.
Chua's response to some of the unkind things said about her—she has reported getting death threats—has been to backpedal “retreat of the 'tiger mother' ” was the headline of one times article (it, too, quickly jumped to the top of the paper's “most e-mailed” list) chua has said that it was not her. “chinese moms” in china aren't raising superior kids, actually us author amy chua's book battle hymn of the tiger mother—and the wall street journal extract of her memoir headlined “why chinese mothers are superior”—has sparked huge debate inside china but the response from what should.
As far as we know, the term “tiger parenting” did not exist until the publication of amy chua's (2011) book, battle hymn of the tiger mother amy chua, a yale law professor with jeff yang, a columnist for the wall street journal, writes about amy chua's reaction to the research findings jeff yang and amy chua criticize. Hey, if it's on yahoo answers it must be true perhaps chua is a bad driver recall the time she ran over her daughter sophia's foot, as recounted in tiger mother if she is, then good — it's humanizing professor chua already has the “ triple package”: brains, beauty, and bank if she were a good driver too. An online excerpt from chua's book in the wall street journal last month garnered more than 7,500 comments—the most of any article in the site's history —and prompted impassioned responses, many of them taking issue with chua's approach to parenting “parents like amy chua are the reason why. “raising happy children who succeed in school: lessons from china and the united states,” published in the june issue of the journal child development perspectives, can perhaps be seen as an academic response to “tiger mom” that's the style of parenting popularized by the asian-american author.