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Diversity in diaspora : Hmong Americans in the twenty-first century

Mark Edward Pfeifer (Editor), Monica Chiu (Editor), Kou Yang (Editor)
The Secret War in Laos, which was part of the Vietnam War and the Cold War, ended in 1975. The end of this war forced an estimated one-half of the Hmong of Laos to become refugees abroad, and the majority of these refugees were resettled in the United States
Print Book, English, 2013
University of Hawaiʻi Press, Honolulu, 2013
xviii, 296 pages ; 24 cm
9780824835972, 0824835972
pt. I. Hmong social and political adaptation in the United States. The American experience of the Hmong: a historical review / Kou Yang
Hmong Americans: a demographic portrait / Mark Edward Pfeifer
An analysis of poverty in Hmong American communities / Yang Sao Xiong
Civic values and political engagement in two Hmong American communities / Carolyn Wong
Electoral participation in the Hmong American community: an initial analysis / Stephen Doherty
pt. II. Intersections of Hmong identity with gender and age. Great expectations: the struggles of Hmong American high school boys / Bic Ngo and Pa Nhia Lor
Women in the Hmong diaspora / Dia Cha
Hmong Americans: the conceptualization and experience of aging in the United States / Linda A. Gerdner
pt. III. Hmong arts and literature. The double diaspora: China and Laos in the folklore of Hmong American refugees / Jeremy Hein
"Reharmonizing" the generations: rap, poetry, and Hmong oral tradition / Nicholas Poss
Haunting and inhabitation in Yang's Latehomecomer: a Hmong family memoir / Monica Chiu
Hmong American studies: a bibliographic essay / Mark Edward Pfeifer