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Afterword

Helen Heran Jun

in Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter examines how black and Vietnamese American displacement was figured after Hurricane Katrina. Within four months of the storm, more than three hundred newspaper articles ... More


The American Dream in Vietnamese

Nhi T. Lieu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Using research on popular culture of the Vietnamese diaspora, this book explores how people displaced by war reconstruct cultural identity in the aftermath of migration. Embracing American democratic ... More


Assimilation and Ambivalence: Legacies of U.S. Military Intervention

Nhi T. Lieu

in The American Dream in Vietnamese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the discourses that surround the figure of the Vietnamese refugee in America. It traces the history of U.S. military intervention and economic sponsorship of South Vietnam, ... More


Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es)

Yen Le Espiritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277700
eISBN:
9780520959002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277700.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book examines how the Vietnam War has continued to serve as a stage for the shoring up of American imperialist adventure and for the (re)production of American and Vietnamese American ... More


Conclusion Transnational Flows Between the Diaspora and the Homeland

Nhi T. Lieu

in The American Dream in Vietnamese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter reflects on the future of the Vietnamese diaspora in the United States as it relates to the homeland in the aftermath of normalized trade relations and amid the instability of ... More


Consuming Transcendent Media: Videos, Variety Shows, and the New Middle Class

Nhi T. Lieu

in The American Dream in Vietnamese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the cultural and representational work of niche media and videotexts produced by and for the Vietnamese diaspora in the United States. As the VCR revolutionized home ... More


“I Would Pay Homage, Not Go All ‘Bling’”: Vietnamese American Youth Reflect on Family and Religious Life

Linda Ho Peché

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how home shrines play a significant role in the religious and spiritual practice of both Catholic and Buddhist second-generation Vietnamese Americans. They are shown to be ... More


“Like We Lost Our Citizenship”: Vietnamese Americans, African Americans, and Hurricane Katrina

Marguerite Nguyen

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter examines representations of Vietnamese Americans before and after Hurricane Katrina. The recuperation of American political and military might in the 1980s marked a transition ... More


Natives of a Ghost Country: The Vietnamese in Houston and Their Construction of a Postwar Community

Roy Vu

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter identifies the significant factors impacting the emergence and establishment of the refugee Vietnamese American community in Houston, Texas. Vietnamese Houstonians have responded and ... More


Pageantry and Nostalgia: Beauty Contests and the Gendered Homeland

Nhi T. Lieu

in The American Dream in Vietnamese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the complex ways in which the Vietnamese diaspora in the United States construct cultural identities and imagine their lost nation through beauty pageants. In response to ... More


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