The book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua is stirring an important discussion of the role of parents in their children's success. Some of the controversy over this book was stirred up by the Wall Street Journal that titled an article, "Why Chinese Mothers are Superior." But the topics discussed by Ms. Chua raise important questions about parent expectations, discipline, peers, practice, and so forth.
Here are some interesting discussions: Huffington Post:
Slate magazine is hosting a discussion of the book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua on January 27th.