Thursday 30th March 2017,

Posts by Tag: Tiger Mom»

Being Hapa

Being Hapa: Where Do Hapas Fit into the Model Minority Stereotype

posted by Randall

Amy Chua with her two daughters

Amy Chua, author of Tiger Mom, with her two hapa daughters.
Photo by David Shankbone


By Laylita Day
Being Hapa

It is a common stereotype: if you are Asian, then you must be smart and successful. Asian immigrant parents are always portrayed as pushing their children to study all the time so that … Read more


Time: New Study Says Tiger Moms Have Positive Impact on Their Children

posted by Randall

Chinese Education Center

There have been numerous studies saying Tiger parenting doesn’t work and reduces a child’s self esteem.

The latest in the journal PNAS (Proceedings from the National Academy of Sciences) concludes just the opposite.

Time reports that researchers Amy Hsin from Queens College at the City University of New York and Yu Xie of the University … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Review: Top Spin Is A Sports Film Asian Americans Can Cheer

posted by Randall

Top Spin
By David Shih

For a long time, Asian America has needed a rousing underdog sports film to call its own. Something to add to the diversity of fan favorites such as Friday Night Lights, A League of Their Own, Remember the Titans, and, most recently, McFarland, USA. Sara Newens’ and Mina … Read more

Asian Americans

Asian American Teen Says Enough With the Tiger Parenting

posted by Randall

studyingPerfect SAT scores, 5’s on the advance placement test, concertmaster and president of the science club– all paths that can get you into Harvard.

It’s the path many Asian American tiger parents want to see their children take. But in a blog for Teen Ink, Susansh1996 wonders when enough is enough.

She argues this … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

NBC: Michelle Wie owes everything to her family

posted by Randall

Michelle Wie Even as Michelle Wie was on the 18th green about the hoist the championship trophy from the US Women’s Open high into the air, the commentator was making a less than flattering remark about her family.

NBC play by play announcer Dan Hicks suggested that Wie’s parents have been a big part of her career. … Read more


Study examines differences between Asian American and white moms

posted by Randall

ParentingA new study goes beyond Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother to examine the differences between Asian American and European American parenting (photo by Emran Kassim).

The study by Stanford researchers Alyssa Fu and Hazel Markus explores how those differences impact the mother daughter relationship and the mother’s ability to motivate her … Read more

Chinese American

Today: Tiger Mom Amy Chua says she’s not racist

posted by Randall

Amy ChuaTiger Mom Amy Chua is defending her new book “The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America,” which asserts that certain groups are superior than others.

According to Chua and her husband Jed Rubenfeld, Cubans, Nigerians, Jews, Mormons, Indians, Lebanese, and Chinese Americans excel because of … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

HNN: Did JACL help popularize the model minority myth

posted by Randall

Color of Success -Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model MinorityAmy ChuaThe recent uproar over Amy Chua‘s (pictured) upcoming book, The Triple Package, has its origins in the model minority myth that has been popularized by the media, and even by some within the Asian American community, according to Ellen Wu, author of Colors of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Read more


Oh, Oh. Tiger mom Amy Chua brings her sense of superiority back in new book

posted by Randall

Amy ChuaAmy Chua (pictured) has a way of drawing attention to her books, and in turn, presumably driving up book sales.

The author and Yale professor who  declared the Chinese method of tiger parenting superior to the American way for raising children now grants this notion of the superior Chinese, not only for parenting, but for … Read more


Policy Mic: My parents strict Tiger Parenting worked for me

posted by Randall

Amy ChuaNearly three years after Amy Chua released Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, people are still debating the merits of the tough love parenting she advocated.

Justin Chan in his blog for Policy Mic talks about his tiger parents with both affection and appreciation.

When he (his father) pushed me to get straight A’s

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