In the West, everyone is familiar with pushy tiger moms, but in China, this way of raising children is coming into question. I travel to Chengdu for The New Yorker to look at the rise of Waldorf Education, a 20th century European system of teaching children that emphasizes individuality and creativity. I also find a vibrant counter-culture, almost a hippie haven of people experimenting with alternative lifestyles. Check it out here, in this paywalled article.
Category: Project China values and beliefs, New Yorker,
Posted by: Ian Johnson
Feb 1, 2014