Parenting in America   /   Fall 2013

From the Editors

Joseph E. Davis

Parenthood has been a topic of lively debates in recent years. The so-called “mommy wars,” for example, pitted career versus stay-at- home as contrasting poles in a struggle over the de nition of the “good mother.” Another highly visible dispute, over how best to produce good—or at least successful—children, has “tiger mothers” squaring off against “simplicity” parents, advocates of a strict “Chinese way” against the more laidback “wisdom of the French.”

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