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FREE DOWNLOAD ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Amy Chua SUMMARY Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Amy Chua ç 0 SUMMARY This is a story about a mother two daughters and two dogs Its also about Mozart and Mendelssohn the piano and the violin and how we made it to Carnegie HallThis was supposed to be a story of how Chinese parents are better at raising kids than Western onesBut instead its about a bitter clash of cultures a fleeting taste of glory and howI was humbled by a thirteen year oldPart OneThe Tiger the living symbol of strength and power generally inspires fear and respectThe Chinese MotherA lot of people wonder how Chinese parents raise such stereotypically successful kids They wonder what these parents do to produce so many math whizzes and music prodigies what its like inside the family and whether they could do it too Well I can tell them because Ive done it Here are some things my daughters Sophia and Louisa were never allowed to doattend a sleepoverhave a playdatebe in a school playcomplain about not being in a school playwatch TV or play computer gameschoose their own extracurricular activitiesget any grade less than an Anot be the student in every subject except gym and dramaplay any instrument other than the piano or violinnot play the piano or violinIm using the term Chinese mother loosely I recently met a super successful white guy from South Dakota youve seen him on television and after comparing notes we decided that his working class father had definitely been a Chinese mother I know some Korean Indian Jamaican Irish and Ghanaian parents who ualify too Conversely I know some mothers of Chinese heritage almost always born in the West who are not Chinese mothers by choice or otherwiseIm also using the term Western parents loosely Western parents come in all varieties In fact Ill go out on a limb and say that Westerners are fardiverse in their parenting styles than the Chinese Some Western parents are strict others are lax There are same sex parents Orthodox Jewish parents single parents ex hippie parents investment banker parents and military parents None of these Western parents necessarily see eye to eye so when I use the term Western parents of course Im not referring to all Western parentsjust as Chinese mother doesnt refer to all Chinese mothersAll the same even when Western parents think theyre bei.
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FREE DOWNLOAD ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Amy Chua SUMMARY Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Amy Chua ç 0 SUMMARY S a Tiger Mother a greatly gifted law professor and ultimately an honest loving woman with a lot to say Tom Brokaw This is one outrageous book partly thanks to Amy Chua s writing style Chua is pugnacious and blunt with an unerring nose for the absurd The cultural divide Chua so brilliantly captures is one we stand to witnessandin our globalized age after all and what with Asia and Asian achievement looming ever larger in the American imagination the issues inherent in Battle Hymn are as important as they are entertaining I was riveted by this book Gish Jen The Boston Globe Amy Chua s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother didthan speak to me It screamed shouted and lectured me It made me simultaneously laugh with empathy and cringe with embarrassment and exasperation Charming Self effacing Guffaw inducing Terry Hong San Francisco Chronicle Readers will alternately gasp at and empathize with Chua s struggles and aspirations all the while enjoying her writing which like her kid rearing philosophy is brisk lively and no holds barred This memoir raises intriguing sometimes uncomfortable uestions about love pride ambition achievement and self worth that will resonate among success obsessed parents Engagingly and provocatively chronicled Readers of all stripes will respond to Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother Elizabeth Chang The Washington Post Chua s writing is smart and lively Entertainment Weekly Chua s mindset and methods bolstered by faith in Chinese family tradition pose a useful challenge for an era haunted by a helicoptering ethos as hard to shake as it is to like Here is an alternative to the ueasy hypocrisy of typical hyperparents buffeted by shifting expertise that leaves them anxious about overpressuring even as they push Chua breaks through all that She is a crusader invigorated by practicing what she preaches the arduous work she believes necessary to do anything well child rearing included But precisely because Chua slaves away as hard as her girls do one thing her program is not is guilt inducing In the end her ordeal with Lulu teaches Chua humility and proves her daughter s very healthy autonomy and inspires next to no regrets Slate Ce texte fait r f rence une dition puis e ou non disponible de ce titre.FREE DOWNLOAD ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Amy Chua
FREE DOWNLOAD ê PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ç Amy Chua SUMMARY Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Amy Chua ç 0 SUMMARY Ng strict they usually dont come close to being Chinese mothers For example my Western friends who consider themselves strict make their children practice their instruments thirty minutes every day An hour at most For a Chinese mother the first hour is the easy part Its hours two and three that get toughDespite our sueamishness about cultural stereotypes there are tons of studies out there showing marked and uantifiable differences between Chinese and Westerners when it comes to parenting In one study of Western American mothers and Chinese immigrant mothers almost of the Western mothers said either that stressing academic success is not good for children or that parents need to foster the idea that learning is fun By contrast roughly of the Chinese mothers felt the same way Instead the vast majority of the Chinese mothers said that they believe their children can be the best students that academic achievement reflects successful parenting and that if children did not excel at school then there was a problem and parents were not doing their job Other studies indicate that compared to Western parents Chinese parents spend approximately ten times as long every day drilling academic activities with their children By contrast Western kids arelikely to participate in sports teamsThis brings me to my final point Some might think that the American sports parent is an analog to the Chinese mother This is so wrong Unlike your typical Western over scheduling soccer mom the Chinese mother believes that schoolwork always comes first an A minus is a bad grade your children must be two years ahead of their classmates in math you must never compliment your children in public if your child ever disagrees with a teacher or coach you must always take the side of the teacher or coach the only activities your children should be permitted to do are those in which they can eventually win a medal and that medal must be gold Ce texte fait r f rence une dition puis e ou non disponible de ce titre Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother is the book we ve all been waiting for a candid provocative poignant and vicarious journey through the Chinese American family culture It will leave you breathless with its bluntness and emotion Amy Chua i.