In 2011, Yale law Professor Amy Chua sent shockwaves around the world with her book, "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” wherein she unabashedly proclaimed Chinese mothers superior to others.
Amy, an advocate of "tiger parenting,” claimed that it was this strict parenting style that pushed a great number of Chinese kids to thrive in school. While many parents find tiger parenting too extreme, the number of high achieving kids it has produced cannot be denied.
So, what is it about this unrelenting, strict style that makes Chinese parents (allegedly) better and more effective than others? Click "next” to find out.