Selected Recent Acquisitions

After memories: bilingual students art and writing, 1987-1988. Stockton, CA:

Stagg High School, 1988?
PS 501 A482 Southeast Asian Archive
Includes life stories, poems, original fiction, folk tales, drawings, photographs, and "bloopers." Most of the work is by Southeast Asian students.

Bliatout, Bruce Thowpaou. Hmong death customs:

traditional and acculturated. In Donald P. Irish, Kathleen F. Lundquist, Vivian Jenkins Nelson (Eds). Ethnic variations in dying, death, and grief: diversity in universality. (pp. 79-100). Washington, D.C.: Taylor and Francis.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Detailed description and analysis of traditional funeral customs and the adaptation of the funeral process in the United States. Includes a short section on the customs of Hmong Christians.

Do, Camille Ngoc. Vietnamese former detainees in the U.S.:

assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder and current needs. M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 1992.
HV640.5 V5 D6 1992a Southeast Asian Archive
Examines the resettlement needs, including mental and physical health, family counseling, and employment assistance, among a group of 54 former detainees who have arrived in the U.S. since 1989.

Duchon, Deborah A. Home is where you make it:

Hmong refugees in Georgia. M.A. Thesis, Georgia State University, 1993.
Cataloging in Process
Examines the factors that have contributed to the successful adaptation of Hmong refugees in metropolitan Atlanta.

Hall, Kari Rene. Beyond the killing fields. 1992. Video.

Photographs, on-site sounds and interviews concerning Khmer refugees in Site 2 refugee camp on the Thai-Cambodian border. From the book of the same name.

Hunt, Dennis J. The effects of stressful life experiences on the adjustment of adolescent Vietnamese refugees in foster care. Ph.D., George Washington University, 1988.

Cataloging in Process
Examines the adjustment of 63 Vietnamese and 29 Amerasian refugee children during their first 18 months in foster care in the U.S.

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.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Uses qualitative research to examine the views of Vietnamese students at South Boston High School in the aftermath of a 1993 violent clash between black and white students at the school.

Longmire, B. Jean. (1992).

Communicating a social identity in a job interview in a Cambodian American community. Journal of Asian Pacific Communication, 3(1), 49-58.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Examines how traditional Cambodian values, transmitted in job interviews, can be interpreted negatively by American employers, not recognizing Cambodian values of respect for hierarchy, recognition of place, and collectivism.

Les recherches en science humaines sur le Laos. Actes de la conference internationale organisee a Vietniane., 7-10 Decembre 1993. Paris: 1994.

Cataloging in Process
Bibliographic essays on various topics, e.g., geography, linguistics, religion, etc., and on the state of Lao studies abroad.

Rolland, Barbara J. & Moua, Houa Vue. Trail through the mists. Eau Claire, WI: Eagles Printing Co., 1994.

Cataloging in Process
Tells the story of Houa Vue Moua and her family from March 1963, when the family was forced to leave Laos, to their arrival in 1975 at a refugee camp in Thailand.

Sing, Phia. Traditional recipes of Laos. London: Prospect Books, 1981.

TX724.5 L28 S5613 1981 Southeast Asian Archive
A facsimile reproduction and English translation of the manuscript recipe books of Phia Sing, the Master of Ceremonies and Chef from the Royal Palace at Luang Prabang.

Trinh, Dzung. Health beliefs and practices of Vietnamese refugees in San Diego and San Jose. M.D., University of California, San Diego, 1987.

Identifies health practices of Vietnamese refugees, beliefs about illness and how these beliefs influence treatment choice, and similarities between folk practices and western medicine.

Who we are: voices of diversity. West (San Jose Mercury News Sunday magazine), Dec. 4, 1994, pp. 12-27.

Profile of the Vietnamese American community in San Jose, California. Includes biographical information on individuals.