Selected Recent Acquisitions

Aguilar San-Juan, Karin. (2005). Staying Vietnamese: Community and place in Orange County and Boston. City and Community 4(1).
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Compares the two very different Vietnamese American communities and discusses the ways cultural identity is maintained.

Bui, Hoan N. (2004). In the adopted land: Abused immigrant women and the criminal justice system. Westport, CN: Praeger.
HV6626.2 B85 2004 Southeast Asian Archive
Based on lengthy interviews with Vietnamese American women who have been victims of domestic violence, it focues on the effects of law enforcement intervention on their situation.

Gordon, Daryl Marie. (2003). “I’m tired. You clean and cook.”: Shifting gender identities and language socialization in a Lao-American community. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.
Cataloging in Process
Ethnographic study of a Lao American working class community in Philadelphia that examines the connection between women’s English language acquisition with family role changes.

Hagadorn, Susan. (2004). Khmer Rouge survivors retell culture for the children of Cambodia: A critical hermeneutic orientation to narrative imagination and ethical action. Ed.D. dissertation, University of San Francisco.
DS554.8 H338 2004a SE Asian Archive
Uses hermeneutic research methods to examine in-depth conversations with ten Khmer Rouge survivors who work with children in Cambodia.

Helsel, Deborah; Mochel, Marilyn; and Bauer, Robert. (2005). Chronic illness and Hmong shamans. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 16(2), 150-154.
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Interviews conducted with eleven Hmong shamans with diabetes or hypertension were analyzed as to the shamans’ understanding and management of their illness.

The Hmong of Australia. Edited by Nicholas Tapp and Gary Lee. Canberra, ACT: Pandanus Books.
DS509.5 H66 H566 2004 SE Asian Archive
Collection of interdisciplinary papers covering topics in anthropology, musicology, linguistics, material culture, and sociology.

Homsombath, Joe P. (2004). A crime of freedom: The festive killing. Bloomington, Ind.: 1st Books.
PS3608 OÕ94435 C75 2004 SEA Archive
Novel about a Lao family living in Laos under the Communists after 1975, as seen through the eyes of a thirteen year old boy.

Needham, Susan & Quintiliani, Karen. (2005). Phnom Penh by the sea: A short history of Cambodians in Long Beach, California. The Southlander: A scholarly/literary journal, 96-111.
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Paper presented at the first “ReThinking Greater Long Beach Conference Series,” October 30, 2004, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research. The Southlander is the official publication of the conference.

Viet Nam: Beyond the frame. (2004). Michigan Quarterly Review, 53(4) and 54(1). Edited by Barbara Tran.
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Special issues devoted to fiction, prose, poetry, photography concerning Viet Nam.

Xiong, Zha Blong; Eliason, Patricia A.; Detzner, Daniel F.; Cleveland, Michael J. (2005). Southeast Asian immigrants’ perceptions of good adolescents and good parents. The Journal of Psychology, 139(2), 159-175.
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Results of focus groups discussions with parents and teenagers of Cambodian. Lao, Hmong, and Vietnamese descent.