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Beyond the Tiger Mom
Author: Maya Thiagarajan

ISBN: 9780804846028
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1 March 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.3 x 3.0
Description:
Dispel the hype and myths about Asian parenting and uncover the practical with this effective parenting guide.

How do Asian parents prime their children for success from a young? Why do Asian kids do so well in math and science? What is the difference between an Asian upbringing and a Western one? Why do some Asian mothers see themselves as "tiger moms" while others shun the label? How do Asian parents deal with their children's failures? Is it sometimes good for children to fail?

These are just a few of the compelling questions posed and answered in this fascinating new parenting book by educator Maya Thiagarajan as she examines the stereotypes and goes beneath the surface to explore what really happens in Asian households. How do Asian parents think about childhood, family and education-and what can Western parents learn from them?

About the Author

Maya Thiagarajan was raised in Chennai India, by her South Indian father and American mother. After high school, Maya left India and moved to the US. She earned a BA in English from Middlebury College and a Masters in Education Policy fro...

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