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From Prairial to Pop Culture. Day Twenty. Bad Mothers


Our media seem to be full of hand-wringing and accusations of bad mothering. First there was Amy Chua (the Tiger Mother) scolding people about being tougher, and then came Pamela Druckerman who made everybody ashamed for not being more “Parisian,” or smoking and drinking as much as they might secretly desire. mais 75 palavras

French Revolution

Neo-Fascist Consideration of an INCONVENIENT TRUTH: The Slave Rebellion Narrative in National Socialism(with some thoughts on EYES WIDE SHUT and THE GODFATHER PART 2)

Roy Batty – Blade Runner

What distinguishes the political narrative(and self-justification) of National Socialism or Nazism apart from other narratives of political struggle defined in terms of the rights of either the master class/race or slave class/race? mais 41.625 palavras

Neo-Fascist Review of Amy Chua’s BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER

http://ostrovletania.blogspot.com/2012/01/neo-fascist-review-of-amy-chuas-battle.html



Among books I read last year were the biography of PAULINE KAEL: LIFE IN THE DARK by Brian Kellow and BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER by Amy Chua. mais 28.391 palavras

Are all Chinese Parents Tigers with their Children?

It’s been more than four years since Amy Chua’s memoir Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother launched a vicious tsunami of words that swept across the United States. mais 889 palavras

Chinese Culture

Like Paper in Fire

Politics designed to fit on a bumper sticker may not be effective in the real world.

I kept thinking that as I read Wesley Yang… mais 983 palavras

The American Scene

Neo-Fascist Review of Amy Chua’s BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER

http://ostrovletania.blogspot.com/2012/01/neo-fascist-review-of-amy-chuas-battle.html

Among books I read last year were the biography of PAULINE KAEL: LIFE IN THE DARK by Brian Kellow and BATTLE HYMN OF THE TIGER MOTHER by Amy Chua. mais 186 palavras

Rag Race Author Traces Jews’ Success in the Garment Industry –and Takes on the Tiger Mom

Adam Mendelsohn talks to Sew Jewish about Jews and the garment industry, his problem with the Tiger Mom, and history’s lessons for people who want to turn sewing skills into paying careers. mais 1.318 palavras

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