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For a better life: the aspirations of Chinese immigrants in parenting

Guo, Karen 2014, For a better life: the aspirations of Chinese immigrants in parenting, Journal of immigrant and refugee studies, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 293-310, doi: 10.1080/15562948.2013.843047.

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Title For a better life: the aspirations of Chinese immigrants in parenting
Author(s) Guo, Karen
Journal name Journal of immigrant and refugee studies
Volume number 12
Issue number 3
Start page 293
End page 310
Total pages 18
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Abingdon, Eng.
Publication date 2014
ISSN 1556-2948
Summary This article discusses the parenting aspirations of Chinese immigrants, looking in detail at a study in New Zealand. My discussion of the topic centers on the aspirations of educated Chinese immigrants for their preschool children, and their ways of parenting. The “Tiger Mother” practice described in Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, and other research on immigrant parenting, directed my attention to this subject. It is argued that in times of change from one context to another, parenting style is an attempt by Chinese immigrants to realize their immigration aspirations for a better life for themselves and their children.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/15562948.2013.843047
Field of Research 139999 Education not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2014, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072301

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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