From The Daily Bruin With Love (AKA Arthur Wang, Policy, History And Asian American Success)

Monday, August 24, 2015

I can't say I buy into everything on this article - but still a good read:

Amy Chua [...] Her newest work, “The Triple Package,” is a travesty of a social science book that manages to double down on the culturalist interpretation of success. It suggests that these explanations remain highly attractive despite decades of research indicating that Asian academic achievement is connected to government policies and social institutions. The myth that Asian cultural values explain success continues to be repeated after half a century, oversimplifying the complexities and history of Asian Americans.
Read it in full at the Daily Bruin.