Asian American parents are very strict when it comes to academics and make sure their children apply more effort on schoolwork, partake in private tutoring, attend after school tutorials, and attend language and music lessons. Asian American parents make sure their child’s primary focus is school, and do not encourage spending times on other activities like a part-time job and dating. Asian Americans parents have a clear concern over their child’s educational achievement and hence offer more direct and instructional support to their children’s schooling and education from an early age. Children’s schooling is the primary responsibility of Asian American parents and they expect that their children perform exceptionally in school. Asian American parents have more parental involvement in school than other ethnic parents (Chao & Tseng, 2002; Julian, McKenry, & McKelvey, 1994; Kim & Wong,
Tiger Mother, which is different from the traditional ‘Tiger Father’, is a new term developed in recent years due to the changes in gender stereotypes. It also used to describe the Asia parenting style. Tiger Mother includes negative parenting and positive parenting which mean they are harsh and have high-expectation to their children. Simultaneously, they are supportive and caring. The main characteristic of them is strict with their children.
They have to fight against the other minorities that are depicted poorly, and Asian Americans have some advantages in their work fields, but racism is ignored and discrimination is too.A majority of other minorities one will come across has the negative stereotypes of being lazy and stupid attributed to them unlike the Asian Americans. Violence has broken out due to this issue, and many children are prone to bullying by other minorities when they are seen as being smart because of their race. Racial nerds is one term that could be given. Most Asian Americans are victim to the prevailing stereotype that they are at the top of their fields in all aspects of life. In school, they are supposedly most proficient at math and science which are the top subjects in need of strong minds today.
As physical health of the child cannot be judged by parenting styles, I would like to discuss in terms of social health and mental health. In terms of social health, children under tiger parenting style may have a poor interpersonal relationship. Strict rules may lower the degree of family harmony, as children have no say in the family. Parents, as a significant others, punish children instead of giving
While both authors discuss parenting, they differ in the way they praise their child, the ways they punish their child, and the manner they speak to the child. Firstly, while both authors discuss parenting, they differ in the way they praise their child. In the article “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior” Amy Chua says that “When Chinese parents understand is that nothing is fun until you’re good at it” (1). On the other hand, in the article “Mother Inferior” Hanna Rosin says that “I wanted them to be coddled and never to experience hardship” (2). Chua’s way of praising her child is not to praise because it expected to be exceptional in their education.
Which Mother Is Better Amy’s Mother Or Amy Chua It is commonly believed that parents’ love are strict because they wants their children can be an useful person to the society so, a lot of Chinese mothers always enforce their children to do something. These mothers have a common name “Tiger mother”. In the stories “Tiger Moms” and “Two kinds” were written by Annie Murphy Paul and Amy Tan respectively. In these stories, there are two rigorous mothers: Amy Chua and Amy’s mother. Both of them were very strict to their kids.
Asian Americans tended to be restricted to segregated neighborhoods, segregated schools. They often did not have the kind of job prospects that white people had. They would be barred from certain kinds of employment either by law or by custom (Guo, 2016, para-4 under the heading ‘An important argument in your book’). Between the years of 1940 and 1970, Asian Americans exceeded the average household earnings of African Americans. Also, they were able to close the wage gap with whites (Guo, 2016, para-1).
In connection with the set of values used the parenting and education by Chinese parents and American parents have more differences than similarities. All parents want happy, confident and strong children, the means for getting them there are very different in the two cultures. Amy Chua, researched of Chinese children’s performance in the school system, and it seems to indicate that a certain truth can be lead from her “descriptions” of how she raised her own children. Being a mother of two daughters – Amy Chua believes she has the recipe for success, but both girls have been raised the strict traditional Chinese way, where things such as playdates, watching TC, sleepovers and playing computer games is banned and grades less than “A” are not accepted in their home. The tiger mom doesn’t accept anything below an a for her daughters and she had only once gotten an “A” – she thinks that western families are too sweet towards their
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by American author Amy Chua is a work of nonfiction that had as its original intent exploring the differences between Western ways of parenting and the methods used by the Chinese. What emerged is a more of a work of self-examination about the author’s experiences raising her own two daughters. Chua talks of the rules that she followed in her child rearing practices such as requiring grades of “A” from her daughters, Sophia and Louisa, forbidding overnight visits with friends, and restricting them from participating in school productions. Chua accepts that her rules are strict, but at the same time they are common to Chinese mothers. Sophia is the older of the two children.
Report cards and a self-evaluation of individual academic performance compared to classmates were used to measure school performance. Information of demographics characteristics such as parent’s college education and employment was used for the study to compare how different cultures influence the parenting styles. The result from the study showed that even thought Asian parents tend to exercise authoritarian parenting style, their children school performance is generally good. Authoritarian parenting style was positively associated to academic achievement only for the Hong Kong students. While authoritative parenting style was positively associated with academic achievement for the