Just so you know, in the parody atlas Our Dumb World
, South Korea's entire page is basically this trope played straight - claiming that as soon as Korean women become mothers, they turn into ruthless monsters.
Although it definitely doesn't apply to Chinese mothers, Japanese mothers, Asian mothers in general, or any race of mothers specifically. I know a Jewish boy who is being raised in the same way, constantly being shipped around to music camps and summer schools and relatives. If he gets anything lower than an A (g-d forbid) he gets berated, and his parents keep trying to make him live up to impossibly high standards (they're freakin' professors, for f*ck's sake). He's very bright and even writes his own (not-too-shabby) songs, but the fact that he places the ominous words "THE REVOLUTION IS COMING" at the end of every single one of his music videos, and also says on Facebook that he believes that public schools are no better than state prisons, makes me believe that the whole "Nice Jewish Boy" stereotype is going to end up very, very subverted here by the end.
In conclusion: Being a pushy, authoritarian parent isn't just for stereotypes anymore. Seriously, parents of ANY race have equal potential to be assholes.
Another thing - my mom is absolutely convinced that Asians are just inherently smarter than everybody else. I told her this is a stereotype, as I can name a number of Asian people I know who fall all over the intelligence spectrum.
She used to say that genetics play a role in intelligence. I told her that The Bell Curve, a well-known, controversial book that put forth this theory, has been proven wrong over 9,000 times and is a flimsy excuse for racially-motivated propaganda under the guise of "science."
Then she started saying that it wasn't genetics, but that it was the languages they were speaking that made them smart. (WTF?) According to her, the fact that Chinese is a tonal language somehow makes Chinese people, Japanese people, and other Asian peoples smarter than other races. Except Japanese isn't really tonal in the traditional sense, and there are many African and Native American languages that are tonal too, so how does she account for those people being "not as smart as Asians?"
Well, now she's saying it's all "in the culture", and is basically parroting what this article says. It makes me sick, really.