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The American Experience of the Hmong: A Historical Review

Kou Yang

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is a comprehensive historical review of thirty-four years of Hmong American experience, categorized into three distinct periods of Hmong acculturation. In the refugee years (1975–1991), ... More


Hmong American Studies: A Bibliographic Essay

Mark Edward Pfeifer

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter constitutes a comprehensive literature review in Hmong American studies. It covers books, articles, anthologies, and other academic literature in a variety of topics; including: health ... More


Women in the Hmong Diaspora

Dia Cha

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines Hmong women's changing roles by examining their experiences in refugee camps and diasporic communities. It includes profiles of three well-educated female Hmong leaders and ... More


The Double Diaspora: China and Laos in the Folklore of Hmong American Refugees

Jeremy Hein

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter emphasizes the continuing relevance of oral tradition to Hmong Americans' successful navigation in the diaspora. As an ethnographic project, this chapter records contemporary Hmong ... More


Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Mark Edward Pfeifer, Monica Chiu, and Kou Yang (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book wrestles with Hmong Americans' inclusion into and contributions to Asian American studies, as well as to American history and culture and refugee, immigrant, and diasporic trajectories. It ... More


Hmong Americans: A Demographic Portrait

Mark Edward Pfeifer

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a demographic overview that includes statistical information about Hmong American divorce rates, educational attainment, family size, home ownership, occupational distribution, ... More


Great Expectations: The Struggles of Hmong American High School Boys

Bic Ngo and Pa Nhia Lor

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to contribute to the current gap in research that focuses on the experiences of Hmong American boys and young men. It draws on ethnographic research with Hmong American male high ... More


Hmong Americans: The Conceptualization and Experience of Aging in the United States

Linda A. Gerdner

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter interviews aging Hmong Americans who express concern over their dependency upon others in their old age, social isolation, sedentary living, and the lack of financial autonomy, all ... More


Voting Together: Intergenerational Politics and Civic Engagement among Hmong Americans

Carolyn Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804782234
eISBN:
9781503600430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782234.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines the political experience of the Hmong Americans immigrants, who first came to the United States as refugees of Vietnam War. In growing numbers, candidates of Hmong American ... More


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