WORDS FROM BOOKS – BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER

Audio blog post by Dr. Isaacs. Click to listen and read along! In 2011, Amy Chua, a law professor at Yale University and a mother of two daughters, published a memoir entitled Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. It quickly became a sensation - and a lightning rod for controversy. To some, it seemed to advocate a philosophy of raising children common among Chinese parents that was overly harsh. (Strict disciplinarian mothers, particularly those of East Asian descent, are sometimes termed "tiger mothers," in large part because of this book's…

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