Additional Reading - Bibliography on Social Issues

Aguilar-San Juan, Karin.  (2005).  Staying Vietnamese: Community and place in Orange County and Boston.  City and community 4(1), 37-65.

Becker, Gay. (2000).  Health, welfare reform, and narratives of uncertainty among Cambodian refugees.  Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 24, 139-163.

Benson, Janet E. (1994). The effects of packinghouse work on Southeast Asian refugee families. In Louise Lamphere, Alex Stepick, & Guillermo Grenier (Eds.), Newcomers in the workplace: Immigrants and the restructuring of the U.S. economy. (pp. 99-123). Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Centrie, Craig. (2004). Identity formation of Vietnamese immigrant youth in an American high school. New York: LFB Scholarly Pub.

Cha, Dia. (2003). Hmong American concepts of health, healing, and conventional medicine. New York: Routledge.

Chan, Sucheng.  (2004).  Survivors: Cambodian refugees in the United States. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Chung, Rita Chi-Ying & Bemak, Fred. (1996). The effects of welfare status on psychological distress among Southeast Asian refugees. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 184(6), 346-353.

Collet, Christian & Selden, Nadine.  (2003).  Separate ways...worlds apart? The ‘generation gap’ in Vietnamese America as seen through the San Jose Mercury News poll.  Amerasia Journal 29(1), 199-217.

Das, Mitra.  (2007).  Between two cultures: The case of Cambodian women in America.  New York: Peter Lang.

Detzner, Daniel F. (2004). Elder voices: Southeast Asian families in the United States. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

Do, Hien Duc.  (1999). The Vietnamese Americans.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.

Donnelly, Nancy D. (1994). Changing lives of refugee Hmong women. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Du, Phuoc Long Patrick, with Laura Ricard.  (1996).  The dream shattered: Vietnamese gangs in America.  Boston: Northeastern University Press.

Fadiman, Anne. (1997). The spirit catches you and you fall down: A Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

Foo, Lora Jo. (2002). Hmong women in the U.S.: Changing a patriarchal culture. In Asian American women: Issues, concerns and responsive human and civil rights advocacy. (pp. 145-161). New York: Ford Foundation.

Freeman, James M. (1995).  Changing identities: Vietnamese Americans, 1975-1995. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Healing by heart: Clinical and ethical case stories of Hmong families and Western providers. (2003). Edited by Kathleen A. Culhane-Pera ... [et al.] Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.

Hein, Jeremy.  (2006).  Ethnic origins: The adaptation of Cambodian and Hmong refugees in four American cities.   New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Hein, Jeremy. (1995). From Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia: A refugee experience in the United States. New York: Twayne.

Hein, Jeremy (2000). Interpersonal discrimination against Hmong Americans: Parallels and variation in microlevel racial inequality. The Sociological Quarterly 41(3), 413- 429.

Hopkins, Mary Carol. (1996). Braving a new world: Cambodian (Khmer) refugees in an American city. Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey.

Kiang, Peter N. & Kaplan, Jenny. (1994). Where do we stand? Views of racial conflict by Vietnamese American high-school students in a black-and-white context. The Urban Review 26(2), 95-119.

Kibria, Nazli. (1993). Family tightrope: The changing lives of Vietnamese Americans. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

Koltyk, Jo Ann.  (1998). New pioneers in the heartland: Hmong life in Wisconsin.   Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Lee, Stacy J.  (2003).  Hmong American masculinities: Creating new identities in the U.S.  In Niobe Way & Judy Y. Chu (Eds.),  Adolescent boys: Exploring diverse cultures in boyhood.  New York: New York University Press, (pp. 13-31).

Masequesmay, Gina.  (2003).  Emergence of queer Vietnamese America.  Amerasia Journal 29(1), 117-134.

Miller, Douglas & Houston, Douglas. (2003). Distressed Asian American neighborhoods. AAPI Nexus 1(1). 67-84.

Needham, Susan & Quintiliani, Karen.  (2005).  Phnom Penh by the sea: A short history of Cambodians in Long Beach, California. The Southlander 1, 96-111.

Ngo, Bic. (2002). Contesting culture: The perspectives of Hmong American female students on early marriage. Anthropology and Educational Quarterly 33(2), 163-188.

Ngor, Chor-Swang.  (1996).  Racism and racialized discourse on Asian youth in Orange County.  California Politics and Policy, 93-102.

Nguyen, Tu-Uyen Ngoc, et al.  (2003).  Vietnamese American women’s health: A community’s perspective and report.  Amerasia Journal 29(1), 183-197.

Not just victims: Conversations with Cambodian community leaders in the United States.  (2003).  Edited and with an introduction by Sucheng Chan; interviews by Audrey U. Kim.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Ong, Aihwa.  (2003).  Buddha is hiding: Refugees, citizenship, the new America.  Berkeley: University of California Press.

Plotnikoff, Gregory A., et al. (2003). Hmong shamanism: Animist spiritual healing in Minnesota. Minnesota Medicine 85(6), 29-34.

Smith, Michael Peter. (1995). Who are the “good guys”? The social construction of the Vietnamese “other”. In Michael Peter Smith & Joe R. Feagin (Eds.), The bubbling cauldron: Race, ethnicity, and the urban crisis. (pp. 50-76). Minneapolis: University of Minneapolis Press.

Southeast Asian mental health: Treatment, prevention, services, training, and research. (1985). Editor, Tom Choken Owan, Associate Editors, Bruce Bliatout et al.... Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Thai, Hung Cam.  (2003).  The Vietnamese double gender revolt: Globalizing marriage options in the twenty-first century.  Amerasia Journal 29(1), 51-74.

True, Gala.  (1997).  “My soul will come back to trouble you”: Cultural and ethical issues in the coerced treatment of a Hmong adolescent.  Southern Folklore 54, 101-113.

25 Vietnamese Americans in 25 years: 1975-2000.  (2000).  New Horizon/Chan Troi Moi.   San Jose, Calif.: New Horizon.

Valverde, Caroline Kieu Linh. (2001). Doing the mixed-race dance: Negotiating social spaces within the multiracial Vietnamese American class typology. In Teresa Williams-Leon and Cynthia L. Nakashima (Eds.), The sum of our parts: Mixed-heritage Asian Americans (pp. 131- 143). Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Vo, Linda Trinh & Danico, Mary Jo. (2004). The formation of post-suburban communities: Koreatown and Little Saigon. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 24(7/8), pp. 15-45.

Vo, Linda Trinh. (2000). The Vietnamese American experience: From dispersion to the development of post-refugee communities. In Jean Yu-wen Shen Wu & Min Song (Eds.), Asian American Studies: A reader (pp. 290- 305). New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Yang, Kou.  (2001).  The Hmong in America: Twenty-five years after the U.S. secret war in Laos.  Journal of Asian American Studies 4(2), 165-174.

Zhou, Min & Bankston, Carl L.  (1998).  Growing up American: How Vietnamese children adapt to life in the United States.  New York: Russell Sage Foundation.