publication . Article . 2011

The Chinese Tiger Mother

Jacek Hołówka;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2011 Journal: Polish Journal of Social Rehabilitation (issn: 2081-3767, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Fundacja Pedagagium
Abstract
In 2010 a book by Amy Chua: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother was published and it sparked a broad discussion among pedagogues and the open society about the factors determining educational success. Chua forms a simple and provocative thesis – the Chinese mothers are the best in the world because they don’t spoil their children, quickly introduce them into the adult culture, have high expectations of them, they are brusque and cold but they teach their children how to survive and be competitive. Chua shows this educational model as a contrast to the Western model, where the children have their own, naive and sentimental culture, their own shops and catwalks in sho...
Subjects
free text keywords: Special aspects of education, LC8-6691
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