Amy Lynn Chua (born October 26, 1962) is an American lawyer, ac... -
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YLS alumni reflect on Rubenfeld allegations

Yale Daily News (blog) - 26 Oct 2018
It was also reported that both Rubenfeld and his wife, a fellow Law School professor Amy Chua, allegedly told female law students vying for clerkship with then-U.S. Circuit judge Brett Kavanaugh '87 LAW '90 that he preferred physically attractive ...
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Wesley Yang and the Search for Asian-American Visibility

New York Times - 07 Nov 2018
He prefers to focus on the dilemmas, successes and struggles of particular Asian-Americans, including Cho; Eddie Huang, the rebel celebrity chef; and Amy Chua, the notorious tiger mom. While he admires Huang more than Chua, he considers both to be ...
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Women's Anger Still Isn't Taken Seriously

The Atlantic - 09 Nov 2018
The Masthead Book Club chooses a new title each month—previous selections include Educated by Tara Westover, Political Tribes by Amy Chua, and The Road to Unfreedom by Timothy Snyder. This month we're reading The Library Book by Susan Orlean.
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Is our democracy doomed to become more and more exclusionary?

The Christian Century - 08 Nov 2018
Amy Chua's Political Tribes points to hyper-partisanship and cultural tribalism as the gateway to the demise of democratic systems. Benjamin Page and Martin Gilens argue that although the United States may formally be an institutional democracy, in ...
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Amy Chua

The Atlantic - 13 Sep 2018
The Constitution once united a diverse country under a banner of ideas. But partisanship has turned Americans against one another—and against the principles enshrined in our founding document. Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld · October 2018 Issue.
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Tribalism is not the problem

The Week Magazine - 19 Oct 2018
People like Yale Law professor Amy Chua, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Brookings Institution fellow Shadi Hamid, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and many others have sounded the tribalism alarm. The suggestion is that tribes are groups ...
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Reference to 'political tribes' offends Native American scholar

Rapid City Journal - 21 Oct 2018
From the halls of Congress to Yale law professor Amy Chua's latest book, "Political Tribes," which criticizes the group loyalty of political parties, the word "tribe" or "tribal" is frequently used as a pejorative description for narrow-minded fidelity ...
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50 notable works of nonfiction in 2018

Washington Post - 14 Nov 2018
1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List. By James Mustich (Workman). From Jane Austen to H.G. Wells to “Zen in the Art of Archery” to “The 9/11 Commission Report,” this impressive inventory invites rapturous browsing and constant ...
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The Courage of Persistence - 01 Nov 2018
Arendt summarizes her thesis in a single, telling phrase which links her analysis to that of Amy Chua. What gives rise to antisemitism is, she says, the phenomenon of “wealth without power.” That was precisely the position of Isaac among the Philistines.
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Kavanaugh Is a Mentor To Women

Wall Street Journal - 12 Jul 2018
Judge Brett Kavanaugh's jurisprudence will appropriately be dissected in the months ahead. I'd like to speak to a less well-known side of the Supreme Court nominee: his role as a mentor for young lawyers, particularly women. The qualities he exhibits ...
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Can America Survive Tribalism?

The Atlantic - 31 May 2018
Amy Chua, a Yale Law professor and the author of Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations, insists that this attitude is nothing new in the American story—and that it's not impossible to overcome, either. At its most basic, tribalism ...
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Investigation at Yale Law School

Slate Magazine - 05 Oct 2018
When Linda tried to steer the conversation to safe ground—mentioning how young she was and inquiring about his own marriage to fellow Yale Law School professor Amy Chua—Rubenfeld brought the focus back to her. He asked if she'd been the smartest ...

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