Selected Recent Acquisitions

Barringer, Daniel L.

Hmong youth center. M.A., University of Minnesota, 1993.
Cataloging in Process
Plans for a youth center in which the design takes into account the current needs of Hmong youth along with traditional Hmong culture and architecture. Includes summaries of interviews concerning needs of Hmong youth.

DeBonis, Steven. (1995).

Children of the enemy: oral histories of Vietnamese Amerasians and their mothers. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1995.
Cataloging in Process
Interviews were conducted at the Philippine Refugee Processing Center, 1991-1993.

Friesen, Kenneth. (1992).

Economic renovation in Vietnam and its impact on sustainable development. M.A., The American University, 1992.
HC444 F75 1992 Southeast Asian Archive
Explores the effect of the doi moi policy on Vietnam's economic reform, and recommends alternative strategies.

Higgitt, Nancy. (1992).

Toward a conceptual model of resettlement: Vietnamese refugee men. Ph.D., University of Manitoba.
F1035 V53 H5 1992a Southeast Asian Archive
Using a qualitative methodology, considers the resettlement process from the refugee point of view.

Lao Family Community.

Traditions of the New Year: Lao Family Community of Sacramento New Year celebration, 1985. Sacramento: Lao Family Community, 1985.
E184 H55 L36 1985 Southeast Asian Archive
Illustrated record.

Moore, Lisa. (1993).

Among Khmer and Vietnamese refugee women in Thailand: no safe place. In Diane Bell, Pat Caplan, Wazir Jahan Karim (Eds.), Gendered fields: women, men and ethnology pp. 117-227). London: Routledge.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Personal view of the plight of women in Thailand's refugee camps.

New perspectives on Vietnamese music: six essays, (1991).

Edited by Phong T. Nguyen. Lac-Viet series, no. 14. New Haven: Council on Southeast Asian Studies, Yale Center for International and Area Studies.
ML345 V5 N49 Southeast Asian Archive Covers traditional and contemporary music in Vietnam and overseas communities.

A selection of readings on socio-cultural values and problems of the Vietnamese in the United States. (1990).

Prepared by the Vietnamese Students Association, San Jose City College. San Jose: Vietnamese Students' Association.
E184 V53 S44 1990 bk. 1 & 2 Southeast Asian Archive
Contributions by SJCC students and Vietnamese educators and scholars. Includes illustrations.

Smith-Hefner, Nancy J. (1990).

Language and identity in the education of Boston-area Khmer. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 21(3) , 250-268.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Points out the importance of cultural identity and native ideas of personhood in attitudes towards bilingual education and academic achievement.

Vietnamese Community of Orange County, Inc. Vietnamese CAD Project. (1995).

Community Assessment report: an analysis of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs problems in Little Saigon area. With technical assistance from Dr. Gregory Robinson. Santa Ana: Orange County Health Care Agency.
Cataloging in Process
Thorough study of Little Saigon alcohol distribution points, and treatment resources. Includes results of community survey, content of focus group discussions and mapping analysis of outlet locations.

Woods, Shelton. (1993).

Persecution of the Cham Muslims in Cambodia: context for understanding. EPOCHE: UCLA Journal for the History of Religions, 28, 1-19.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters File
Puts the Khmer Rouge oppression of the Chams into historical perspective.