3 Differences between Immigrant Chinese and European-American Mothers

Ruth Chao R. 1994. Beyond Parental Control: Authoritarian Parenting Style: Understanding Chinese Parenting through the Cultural Notion of Training, Child Development, 45: 1117

…Chinese mothers in comparison to European-American mothers endorsed:

(1) a high level of maternal involvement for promoting success in the child,

(2) being the sole or central caretaker of the child, and

(3) having the child physically close to the mother by sleeping with the mother

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