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A Gratuitous Self Promotion from Tiger Mom Amy Chua

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua* sat·ire [sat-ahyuhr] noun 1. the use of irony, sarcasm, ridicule, or the like, in exposing, denouncing, or deriding vice, folly, etc. 2. a literary composition, in verse or prose, in which human folly and vice are held up to scorn, derision, or ridicule. 3. a literary genre comprising such compositions. Maybe this is the satire Chua is referring to in her book. (Yes, I read the book and it’s just a longer version of the Wall Street Journal article, though Chua claims otherwise.) Here’s a question I often …

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Grace Lin: A Great Author/Illustrator Asian American Role Model Who Just Gets Better All The Time

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  Children’s illustrator and author Grace Lin luckily was seemingly raised by enlightened first generation Taiwanese-American parents rather than that sad story of Tiger Mom. At least, that is what I think after reading her Pacy series, now with its latest installment as it’s a semi-autobiographical series. At a young age, Grace (and Pacy) knew …

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Asian Americans: Can We Be Bohemian? Nah!

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  Bohemianism is the practice of an unconventional lifestyle, often in the company of like-minded people, with few permanent ties, involving musical, artistic or literary pursuits. In this context, Bohemians can be wanderers, adventurers, or vagabonds. This use of the word bohemian first appeared in the English language in the 19th century to describe the non-traditional lifestyles of marginalized and …

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Inexplicable Suicides at MITand Cal Tech? The Price of Tiger Parenting and Model Minority Pressures?

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It would seem that Freshman Satto Tonegawa had much to celebrate. He was starting at M.I.T. where his father was a professor. And at MIT, the grading system for Freshman is pass/fail to decrease the pressures of adjustment for the new incoming students. But less than two months into the school year, Tonegawa is discovered dead in …

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Too Asian? Insider Higher Ed’s Article on National Association for College Admission Counseling

Don't ID as Asian for College Tiger Parenting

This was published on October 10, 2006 in Inside Higher Ed about a panel at their annual meeting of the National Association for College Admission Counseling titled “Too Asian?” The upshot is that the bias is real. Can you hide your Asian identity? You can opt not to answer the OPTIONAL race question but this really helps …

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