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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
The Washington Post ?Fascinating and disturbing . . . with an authority born of rigorous research.? ? BusinessWeek ? World on Fire deserves to be widely read. It is a welcome antidote to the recycled mantras of the market-cheering right and the tired rhetoric of the anti-globalization left.? ? The American Prospect "Superb. . . . Encourages... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
In this sweeping history, bestselling author Amy Chua explains how globally dominant empires?or hyperpowers?rise and why they fall. In a series of brilliant chapter-length studies, she examines the most powerful cultures in history?from the ancient empires of Persia and China to the recent global empires of England and the United States?and reveals... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 15.98
Amy Chua's remarkable and provocative book explores the tensions of the post-Cold War globalising world. As global markets open, ethnic conflict worsens and democracy in developing nations can turn ugly and violent. Chua shows how free markets have concentrated disproportionate, often spectacular wealth in the hands of resented ethnic minorities... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
The New York Times Book Review ?[E]ntertaining, bracingly honest and, yes, thought-provoking.? At once provocative and laugh-out-loud funny, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ignited a global parenting debate with its story of one mother?s journey in strict parenting. Amy Chua argues that Western parenting tries to respect and nurture children?s... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00
Publishers Weekly (starred and boxed): ?In their provocative new book, Chua ( Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother ) and Rubenfeld ( The Interpretation of Murder )?Yale Law professors and spouses?show why certain groups in the U.S. perform better than others. According to the authors, three traits breed success: a superiority complex, insecurity,... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.99
Why do Jews win so many Nobel Prizes and Pulitzer Prizes? Why are Mormons running the business and finance sectors? Why do the children of even impoverished and poorly educated Chinese immigrants excel so remarkably at school? It may be taboo to say it, but some cultural groups starkly outperform others. The bestselling husband and wife... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 15.99
Warum sind Einwanderer aus China und dem Iran Gewinnertypen und die aus anderen Nationen oft nicht? »Tigermutter« Amy Chua und ihr Mann Jed Rubenfeld haben eine überraschende Antwort. Erfolg hat, wer drei Dinge mit auf den Weg bekommt: das Gefühl kollektiver Überlegenheit, gepaart mit einer tiefen Unsicherheit gegenüber der neuen Gesellschaft und nicht... more...