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Family tightrope : the changing lives of Vietnamese Americans

Author: Nazli Kibria
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
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The media have described Vietnamese Americans as the quintessential American immigrant success story. This book draws on interviews and participant observation with Vietnamese immigrants in  Read more...

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Kibria, Nazli.
Family tightrope.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 93018777
(OCoLC)27810649
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nazli Kibria
ISBN: 140081233X 9781400812332 9781400820993 1400820995 9780691032603 0691032602 9780691021157 0691021155
OCLC Number: 51533641
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 184 pages)
Contents: AcknowledgmentsCh. 1Assimilation, Adaptation, and Immigrant Life3Ch. 2The Study and the Setting24Ch. 3Vietnamese Roots38Ch. 4Patchworking: Households in the Economy73Ch. 5The Family Tightrope: Gender Relations108Ch. 6Generation Gaps144Ch. 7The Changing Contours of Vietnamese American Family Life167Bibliography173Index181
Responsibility: Nazli Kibria.

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