A paper by Jennifer Lee, sociology professor, has been named The Society Pages' most popular white paper of 2012.

“Tiger Kids and the Success Frame,” posted in April as a response to the Tiger Mom controversy, explains that educational attainment of high-achieving Asians is not attributable to East Asian cultural values alone. Immigrant selectivity, the average socioeconomic status of an ethnic group, and the group’s capacity to mobilize resources conducive to upward mobility play extremely important roles in determining success, says Lee.

Check out the full paper online.


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