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Amy Chua

Biography

Amy Chua

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her first book, WORLD ON FIRE: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability, a New York Times bestseller, was selected by The Economist as one of the best books of 2003. Her second book, DAY OF EMPIRE: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance — and Why They Fall, was a critically acclaimed Foreign Affairs bestseller. She lives with her husband, two daughters, and two Samoyeds in New Haven, Connecticut.

Amy Chua

Books by Amy Chua

by Amy Chua - Memoir, Nonfiction

Amy Chua argues that Western parenting tries to respect and nurture children's individuality, while Chinese parents typically believe that arming children with skills, strong work habits, and inner confidence prepares them best for the future. This memoir chronicles Chua's iron-willed decision to raise her daughters the Chinese way.