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Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US by Pei-Chia Lan (review)

Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US by Pei-Chia Lan... Reviews 125 ambition to conduct in-depth research on Wedemeyer will find this book indispensable for his/her project. Peter Chen-main Wang Peter Chen-main Wang is a research fellow of the Humanities Center at National Central University, Taiwan. NOTES 1. Keith E. Eiler, ed., Wedemeyer on War and Peace (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution, 1987), p. 85. 2. “Reflections of November 1944,” Chiang Kai-shek diaries, Hoover Institution (In Chiang’s diaries, there is a Reflection section at the end of each month.) Pei-Chia Lan. Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. xii, 235 pp. Paperback $24.95, ISBN 978-1-5036-0590-9. Pei-Chia Lan has returned with her new book, Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US, a decade after she wooed the research field with her previous worldly acclaimed and prize- winning book on migrant female domestic helpers, Global Cinderellas: Migrant Domestics and Newly Rich Employers in Taiwan (2006). Raising Global Families counters the stereotype of Asian parenting, such as the strict Chinese “tiger mom”—often presented in contrast to “Western” style parenting—and reveals the complexities of class inequality and cultural negotiations in the contexts of globalization and immigration. Childrearing in a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US by Pei-Chia Lan (review)

China Review International , Volume 24 (2) – Jun 4, 2019

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Reviews 125 ambition to conduct in-depth research on Wedemeyer will find this book indispensable for his/her project. Peter Chen-main Wang Peter Chen-main Wang is a research fellow of the Humanities Center at National Central University, Taiwan. NOTES 1. Keith E. Eiler, ed., Wedemeyer on War and Peace (Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution, 1987), p. 85. 2. “Reflections of November 1944,” Chiang Kai-shek diaries, Hoover Institution (In Chiang’s diaries, there is a Reflection section at the end of each month.) Pei-Chia Lan. Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018. xii, 235 pp. Paperback $24.95, ISBN 978-1-5036-0590-9. Pei-Chia Lan has returned with her new book, Raising Global Families: Parenting, Immigration, and Class in Taiwan and the US, a decade after she wooed the research field with her previous worldly acclaimed and prize- winning book on migrant female domestic helpers, Global Cinderellas: Migrant Domestics and Newly Rich Employers in Taiwan (2006). Raising Global Families counters the stereotype of Asian parenting, such as the strict Chinese “tiger mom”—often presented in contrast to “Western” style parenting—and reveals the complexities of class inequality and cultural negotiations in the contexts of globalization and immigration. Childrearing in a

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