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  • Asian Americans and the 'model minority' myth

     Asian Americans and the 'model minority' myth
    Previews of Amy Chua's forthcoming book, "The Triple Package" (co-written with husband Jed Rubenfeld), detonated a social media uproar among Asian Americans. Many were infuriated by the New York Post's report that Chua, the self-styled Tiger Mom, was identifying eight superior "cultural" groups in the United States: Jewish, Indian, Chinese, Iranian, Lebanese, Nigerian, Cuban and Mormon. For Asian Americans, the problem is about another Chua production that seems to perpetuate the "model minority" myth and, in particular, the notion that Asians are culturally — even genetically — endowed with the characteristics that enable them to succeed in American society.
  • Book club of the week: Ladies of Literature

    Book club of the week: Ladies of Literature
    Our club We are the Ladies of Literature, or LOL. We live in the Fort Sheridan neighborhood of Highland Park, and we are all working mothers. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members...

    'Triple Package' poses a triple offensive threat

    More than two centuries ago, our Founding Fathers declared that all humans are born with the same inherent potential. Ever since, having the phrase "created equal" in our Declaration of Independence has been one the coolest things about being an American....

    "Tiger Mom" strikes again with a new book

    "Tiger Mom" strikes again with a new book
    Hear the detractors roar again: The author of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom" is back with a provocative new book, "The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America," this time written with her husband....

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience: The Amish Shunned'

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'American Experience: The Amish Shunned'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Originals An encounter with a witch...