Thursday 21 September 2017

'Tiger Mother' author stirs new controversy – but does it apply here?

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Author Amy Chua attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for TIME) *** Local Caption *** Amy Chua;
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: Author Amy Chua attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for TIME) *** Local Caption *** Amy Chua;
Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

Amy Chua, author of the controversial book, 'The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother' which claimed that Chinese mothers were superior, is back in the headlines with her new book 'The Triple Package'.

Never one to shy away from contentious topics, this time Chua is tackling the thorny issue of why certain cultural groups in the US succeed above others.

The book, which she co-authors with her husband Jed Rubenfeld, a fellow law professor at Yale, hasn't even reached the shops yet and is already ruffling feathers across the pond.

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