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Chinese Mothers Superior

Is Chua's 'Tiger Mother' Approach Ethically Bankrupt?

Betty Jamie Chung, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Betty Jamie Chung, Ph.D.

Where does Chua's book address the ethical self? How is she teaching her children to deal with other people? Have we missed something vital in defining success in child rearing?

The Question No One Is Asking In The Tiger Mom Debate

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

How do you define success for your kids? This is what the Tiger Mom debate boils down to. What do we want for our children, and what does their success (or lack thereof) mean for our own identities?

Chinese Mothers Controversy: Why Amy Chua Is Wrong About Parenting

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Chua's argument goes against years of scientific research into what makes kids truly happy -- and successful -- in life. Moreover, it rests on a faulty premise.

Will Chinese Mothers Win The Parenting Prize?

Kate Fridkis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kate Fridkis

Chua explains that Chinese mothers (and parents from other non-white American cultural groups) think about children differently. They think about potential, rather than protection.