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Tiger Moms and Superior Parenting

Posted Monday, February 21, 2011

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Tiger Moms and Superior Parenting Say your child gets good grades, plays guitar and stars in the junior high play. Pretty great kid, huh? Not great enough if you adhere to "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." The book advocates an Eastern style of parenting where intense study and extreme discipline rule and extracurriculars are seen as distractions. But is that the best way to raise kids? What's the right mix of discipline and democracy? Join the conversation Monday at 9 on 90.3.


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Grace Huang Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Cleveland State University
Chieh-Chen Bowen Ph.D, Associate Professor, Psychology, Cleveland State University
Karl Wheatley Ph.D, Associate Professor, Early Childhood Education, Cleveland State University

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Amy Chua, as a Tiger Mother, likes to hear herself roar

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