Battle Hymn Of The Tiger Mother

The daughter of Chinese immigrants and now a successful Yale professor, Amy Chua raised her two daughters in America: convinced at the outset that the Chinese parenting-model got better results than its Western counterpart. Being extremely strict brings success – or does it, and at what cost?

First Broadcast:

Monday - Friday, 7th-11th February 2011 at 09:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer: Amy Chua
Reader: Liz Sutherland
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Producer: Rosalynd Ward
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Violin Sonata in F major Allegro by Nomos Duo Ensemble

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