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The bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua offers a bold new prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home Humans are tribal. We need to belong to groups.
In many parts of the world, the group identities that matter most — the ones that people will kill and die for — are ethnic, religious, sectarian, or clan-based. But because America tends to see the world in terms of nation-states engaged in great ideological battles — Capitalism vs.
Time and again this blindness has undermined American foreign policy. Every pro-free-market move we made helped turn the Vietnamese people against us.
If we want to get our foreign policy right — so as to not be perpetually caught off guard and fighting unwinnable wars — the United States has to come to grips with political tribalism abroad. As the stunning rise of Donald Trump laid bare, identity politics have seized both the American left and right in an especially dangerous, racially inflected way.
In America today, every group feels threatened: There is a pervasive sense of collective persecution and discrimination. On the left, this has given rise to increasingly radical and exclusionary rhetoric of privilege and cultural appropriation.
On the right, it has fueled a disturbing rise in xenophobia and white nationalism. In characteristically persuasive style, Amy Chua argues that America must rediscover a national identity that transcends our political tribes.
Enough false slogans of unity, which are just another form of divisiveness. It is time for a more difficult unity that acknowledges the reality of group differences and fights the deep inequities that divide us.Chua's analysis uncovers a fascinating historical pattern: while policies of tolerance and assimilation toward conquered peoples are essential for an empire to succeed, the multicultural society that results introduces new tensions and instabilities, threatening to pull the empire apart from within.4/5(5).
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Amy Chua, Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior. Textbook: Carole Wade and. Laura has a chapter in the book "Streams Running Uphill." She is an ordained Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA).
She enjoys spending time with friends over food, exploring whichever region in which she happens to live, and still believes The Wire is the greatest television show in history. "Amy Chua's brilliant Day of Empire confirms why [our 'empire' is different from the Soviet or Roman varieties]: Successful 'hyperpowers' tend to be more tolerant and inclusive than their competitors.
|➢ KINDLEPAPERBOOKS.COM||Chua takes a torch to conventional American thinking on everything from foreign policy to identity politics, Nascar and narco saints in this provocative narrative.|
|Day of Empire||Product Details Synopsis In a little over two centuries, America has grown from a regional power to a superpower, and to what is today called a hyperpower. But can America retain its position as the world's dominant power, or has it already begun to decline?|
Despite its flaws, Britain was the first truly liberal empire.