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- Random House 2010; US$ 13.67
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...
- 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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
For over a decade now, the reigning consensus has held that the combination of free markets and democracy would transform the third world and sweep away the ethnic hatred and religious zealotry associated with underdevelopment. In this astute, original, and surprising investigation of the true impact of globalization, Yale Law School professor Amy... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 25.95
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...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 22.99
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...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
"That certain groups do much better in America than others ? as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on ? is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged. The irony is that the facts actually debunk racial stereotypes. There are black and Hispanic subgroups in the United States far... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 17.63
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...