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Family Tightrope The Changing Lives of Vietnamese Americans

ISBN-10: 0691021155
ISBN-13: 9780691021157
Edition: 1994
Authors: Nazli Kibria
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/26/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

In recent years the popular media have described Vietnamese Americans as the quintessential American immigrant success story, attributing their accomplishments to the values they learn in the traditional, stable, hierarchical confines of their family. Questioning the accuracy of such family portrayals, Nazli Kibria draws on in-depth interviews and participant observation with Vietnamese immigrants in Philadelphia to show how they construct their family lives in response to the social and economic challenges posed by migration and resettlement. To a surprising extent, the "traditional" family unit rarely exists, and its hierarchical organization has been greatly altered.

Acknowledgments
Assimilation, Adaptation, and Immigrant Life
The Study and the Setting
Vietnamese Roots
Patchworking: Households in the Economy
The Family Tightrope: Gender Relations
Generation Gaps
The Changing Contours of Vietnamese American Family Life
Bibliography
Index

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