Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
By Amy Chua
(Asahi Press, Hardcover, 9784255005812, 295pp.)
Publication Date: June 2011
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Strict, uncompromising values and discipline are what makes children raised by Chinese parents successful. That's the message in a new parenting book by Yale Law Professor Amy Chua. "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother," is based on Chua's personal experiences has raised questions about whether the book reinforces stereotypes of the unsparing Asian parent. Host Michel Martin speaks with the author about the memoir and her cultural views on raising children. More at NPR.org
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- In the beginning of her book Chua describes her daughters Sophia and Lulu’s personalities from birth. In what ways are they inherently different from one another?