Kieu Tran's Summary

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Kieu Tran’s relative tone clarifies how discipline of children varies amongst countries by supplying background of a Vietnamese parent’s way of raising children compared to an American and using a story of the results of one Vietnamese family’s experience with American law. Tran explains that in Vietnam, physical punishment is common to make children obey rules and those in authority. But in America, parents who strike or hit their kids could be punished by law. An example of the predicament between the Vietnamese and American values is the Ma family. The Ma parents did not like their daughter’s bad behavior, and the father hit her after trying to get her to listen to them. This resulted in jail time and the damaged relationship between kid

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