Preface by Richard A. Young; Acknowledgement; Introduction; 1. Parental expectations, culture, and acculturation; 2. Qualitative research on Chinese immigrant families; 3. Parental expectations for children's performance; 4. Parental cultural beliefs and life passages; 5. Children's perceptions of parental expectations; 6. Minority immigrant experiences; 7. Affordances and constraints of parental expectations; 8. Context, mind, and educational consequences; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.