On Chua, Chinese Mothers, and Educating Our Daughter in Shanghai

Recently a Yale Law Professor named Amy Chua published a piece in the Wall Street Journal on raising her children, called provocatively “Chinese Mothers are Superior.”  The title is ambiguous.  What are these “Chinese mothers” superior at doing?  Denying their kids the basic rights and freedoms of childhood?  Forcing them to endure grueling hours of practice on their instruments?  Making sure they get “perfect” grades in school and perform at Carnegie Hall, and humiliating and shaming them if they do not?  All of the above it seems.

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