LAO AMERICANS RESEARCH BIBLIOGRAPHY (Updated January 2013)

Compiled by Mark E. Pfeifer, PhD

Clarkin, Patrick F. 2012. "War, forced displacement and growth in Laotian
adults". Annals of Human Biology. 39 (1): 36-45.


Lee, J. H. X., & Center for Lao Studies (San Francisco, Calif.). (2012). Laotians
in the San Francisco Bay Area. Charleston, S.C: Arcadia Pub.

Manny T, J Pettus, A Hemal, M Marks, and M Mirzazadeh. 2011. "Penile
sclerosing lipogranulomas and disfigurement from use of "1Super Extenze"
among Laotian immigrants". The Journal of Sexual Medicine. 8 (12): 3505-10.

Sayakhot P., Vincent A., and Teede H. 2012. "Cross-cultural study: Experience,
understanding of menopause, and related therapies in Australian and Laotian
women". Menopause. 19 (12): 1300-1308.

Xiong, Ma, Ruby H. N. Nguyen, Lori Strayer, Sunny Chanthanouvong, and Jian-
Min Yuan. 2013. "Knowledge and Behaviors Toward Hepatitis B and the
Hepatitis B Vaccine in the Laotian Community in Minnesota". Journal of
Immigrant and Minority Health. (2).

Shah, Bindi V. 2012. Laotian daughters: working toward community, belonging,
and environmental justice. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Nguyen, T. U., Tran, J. H., Kagawa-Singer, M., & Foo, M. A. (January 01,
2011). A qualitative assessment of community-based breast health navigation
services for Southeast Asian women in Southern California: recommendations
for developing a navigator training curriculum. American Journal of Public
Health, 101, 1, 87-93.

Cripe, S. M., Williams, M. A., Williams, M. A., & Williams, M. A. (January 01,
2011). Maternal Morbidity and Perinatal Outcomes Among Foreign-Born
Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans in Washington State, 1993-
2006. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13, 3, 417-425.

Scott, Joanna Catherine. 2011. Indochina's refugees: oral histories from Laos,
Cambodia and Vietnam. Jefferson, N.C.: Mcfarland.

Uy, Phitsamay Sychitkokhong. 2011. The educational experiences of Lao and
Khmer high school students: the influence of families, friends and teachers on
academic achievement. Thesis (Ed. D.)--Harvard University, 2011.

Siengsukon, Montira. 2011. Preparing the first generation Lao Southern Baptist
Church for leadership transition to the second generation church. Thesis (D. Ed.
Min.)--Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2011.

Fujii, D. (2011). Neuropsychology of Laotian Americans. In Fujii, D., ed. The
neuropsychology of Asian-Americans. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Cripe, S. M., O’Brien, W., Gelaye, B., & Williams, M. A. (February 14, 2010).
Maternal Morbidity and Perinatal Outcomes Among Foreign-Born Cambodian,
Laotian, and Vietnamese Americans in Washington State, 1993–2006. Journal
of Immigrant and Minority Health, 5.)

Ngo, B. (2010). Unresolved Identities: Discourse, Ambivalence, and Urban
Immigrant Students. SUNY Series, Second Thoughts--New Theoretical
Formations. Albany, NY: SUNY Press. State University of New York. (Study
includes Lao American Youth)

Thikeo, M. (2010). Cambodians and Laotian Americans' cultural values and
attitudes toward seeking professional psychological services.

Zahn, M. P. (2010). Campus connectedness, ethnic identity, other-group
orientation and college persistence attitudes among laotian american college
students. College Station, Tex: Texas A&M University.

D. Gordon  2009 Aug 21. “’She’s American Now, I Don’t Like That’: Gendered
Language Ideologies in a Laotian American Community.”  Journal of Southeast
Asian American Education & Advancement [Online] 4:0. Available: http://jsaaea.
coehd.utsa.edu/index.php/JSAAEA/article/view/65

Thao N Le; Deborah Goebert; Judy Wallen. "Acculturation Factors and
Substance Use Among Asian American Youth." Journal of Primary Prevention,
30, no. 3-4 (2009): 453-473.

Pamela A. De Voe. (2009). “The Role of Ethnic Leaders in the Refugee
Community: A Case Study of the Lowland Lao in the American Midwest.” In
Huping Ling, Editor, Emerging Voices: Experiences of Underrepresented Asian
Americans. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 52-70.

Bic Ngo. "Ambivalent Urban, Immigrant Identities: The Incompleteness of Lao
American Student Identities." International Journal of Qualitative Studies in
Education (QSE) v22 n2 p201-220 Mar 2009.

R.C. Yang; Mills P.K. "Proportionate cancer incidence in the Laotian population
of California, 1988-2006." Cancer Causes and Control, v20 n6 (2009 08 01):
1011-1016.

The adaptation of Mien refugees to American society in a small city in northern
California: A case study by Fitzpatrick, Merlynn, Ph.D., Walden University, 2009,
220 pages; AAT 3342478

Pfeifer, M. 2008 Jun 6. [Special Issue on SEA Demographics] Featured Article:
Cambodian, Hmong, Lao and Vietnamese-Americans in the 2005 American
Community Survey. Journal of Southeast Asian American Education &
Advancement [Online] 3:0. Available: http://jsaaea.coehd.utsa.edu/index.
php/JSAAEA/article/view/19

Escape from Harm’s Way: The Experiences of Southeast Asian Elders and their
Families by Daniel F. Detzner, Ph.D., Aysem R. Senyurekli and Zha Blong
Xiong, Ph.D., Hmong Studies Journal, Volume 9, (2008). 30 pages. (Includes
Lao Americans)

Ngo B, Lee SJ
Complicating the image of model minority success: A review of Southeast Asian
American education
REVIEW OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH 77 (4): 415-453 DEC 2007 (Study
includes Lao-Americans)

The relationship between differential acculturation strategies, perception of
intergenerational conflict, and depression in Laotian-American adolescents
by Bounkeua, Phoukham Kelly, Ph.D. Dissertation, Seattle Pacific University,
2007, 156 pages; AAT 3280872

Stressful Life Events, Culture, and Violence. By: Hieu Ngo; Thao Le. Journal of
Immigrant & Minority Health, Apr2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p75-84, 10p; Studies
includes Lao-American youth.

The Socioeconomic Attainments of Second-Generation Cambodian, Hmong,
Laotian, and Vietnamese  Americans. By: Sakamoto, Arthur; Woo, Hyeyoung.
Sociological Inquiry, Feb2007, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p44-75, 32p

Being young, female and Laotian: Ethnicity as social capital at the intersection
of gender, generation, ‘race’ and age. By: Shah, Bindi. Ethnic & Racial Studies,
Jan2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p28-50, 23p

Thira Siengsukon. (2006). Equipping Lao Southern Baptist Pastors and Leaders
to Determine the God-given Vision for their Churches and Implement a Strategy
Plan Based Upon that Vision. D.Min Dissertation, Midwestern Baptist
Theological Seminary.

R.G. Rumbaut. (2006). “Vietnamese, Laotian, and Cambodian Americans.” In P.
G. Min, Asian Americans: Contemporary Trends and Issues. Thousands Oaks,
CA: Pine Forge Press, 2nd Edition.

Developing Culturally Sensitive Parent Education Programs for Immigrant
Families: The Helping Youth Succeed Curriculum by Zha Blong Xiong, Ph.D.,
Daniel F. Detzner, Ph.D., Zoe Hendrickson Keuster, B.A., Patricia A. Eliason, M.
A., and Rose Allen, M.Ed., Hmong Studies Journal, 2006, 7:1-29. (includes Lao
Americans)

Liamputtong P, Watson LF
The meanings and experiences of Cesarean birth among Cambodian, Lao and
Vietnamese immigrant women in Australia
WOMEN & HEALTH 43 (3): 63-82 2006

Le TN, Stockdale GD
Individualism, collectivism, and delinquency in Asian, American adolescents
JOURNAL OF CLINICAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY 34 (4):
681-691 DEC 2005 (Study includes Lao-Americans)

Moon A, Choi H, Chung G, et al.
Barriers to medical service use among Cambodian, Laotian, Filipino, Thai, and
Vietnamese American older adults
GERONTOLOGIST 45: 93-93 Sp. Iss. 2 OCT 2005

Clarkin, PF
Correlations between war-related experiences and growth among ethnic Lao
and Hmong refugees in the United States: a biocultural perspective.
AM J HUM BIOL 18 (2): 254-255 12 MAR-APR 2006

Le, TN, Kato, T
The role of peer, parent, and culture in risky sexual behavior for Cambodian and
Lao/Mien adolescents
J ADOLESCENT HEALTH 38 (3): 288-296 MAR 2006

Southeast Asian Fathers’ Experiences with Adolescents: Challenges and
Change by Zha Blong Xiong, Ph.D. and Daniel F. Detzner, Ph.D. Hmong
Studies Journal, 2005, 6: 1-23. (includes Lao Americans)

Wanni W. Anderson. (2005). “Between Necessity and Choice: Rhode Island Lao
American Women. In Wanni W. Anderson and Robert G. Lee, Editors.
Displacements and Diasporas: Asians in the Americas. New
Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University.  

Lani Chow. (2005). Depression and Anxiety among Cambodian, Laotian, and
Vietnamese Refugees. Ph.D. Dissertation, California School of Professional
Psychology, Alameda.

Factors affecting Laotian women's participation in breast cancer screening
by Saechao, Kelly Mouang, M.P.H. Thesis, California State University, Fresno,
2005

The Influence of Parents, Peer Delinquency, and School Attitudes on Academic
Achievement in Chinese, Cambodian, Laotian or Mien, and Vietnamese Youth.
By: Chang, Janet; Le, Thao N.. Crime & Delinquency,
Apr2005, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p238, 27p (Study includes Lao American Youth)

The Relationship of School, Parent, and Peer Contextual Factors with Self-
Reported Delinquency for Chinese, Cambodian, Laotian or Mien, and
Vietnamese Youth. By: Le, Thao N.; Monfared, Golnoush; Stockdale, Gary
D.. Crime & Delinquency, Apr2005, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p192, 28p (Study includes
Lao-American Youth)

Southeast Asian Immigrants' Perceptions of Good Adolescents and Good
Parents. By: Zha Blong Xiong; Eliason, Patricia A.; Detzner, Daniel F.;
Cleveland, Michael J.. Journal of Psychology, Mar2005, Vol. 139 Issue
2, p159, 17p (Study Includes Lao American Youth)

Southeast Asian Adolescents’ Perceptions of Immigrant Parenting Practices by
Zha Blong Xiong Ph.D., Daniel F. Detzner Ph.D., and Michael J. Cleveland Ph.
D. Hmong Studies Journal, 2004-05, 5: 1-20. (Study includes Lao Americans)

Bindi Shah. (2004). “Gender, Family, and Community: Cultural Reconstruction
among teenage Laotian Girls in Northern California.” In Benson Tong, Editor,
Asian American Children: A Historical Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Tu-Uyen Nguyen. (2004). Building Relationships and Cultivating Trust and
Respect: A  Multi-Level Comparison of Cultural Tailoring Processes by
Community Health Workers Addressing Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
Needs in a Cambodian and a Laotian Community in California. PhD
Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles

Gordon D.
"I'm tired. You clean and cook." Shifting gender identities and second language
socialization (Study includes Lao-Americans)
TESOL QUARTERLY 38 (3): 437-457 FAL 2004

Music and Digital Media across the Lao Diaspora. By: Chapman, Adam. Asia
Pacific Journal of Anthropology, Aug2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p129, 16p

The quest for community and imagination: A transcultural approach to
discovering the seeds for organizational change in for-profit businesses (Laos,
United States) by Hart, Katherine A., EdD UNIVERSITY OF SAN
FRANCISCO, 2004, 286 pages

Traces of places: A vicarious journey into memories of the homeland in a Lao-
American community by Turpin, Leslie, PhD CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF
INTEGRAL STUDIES, 2004, 464 pages

The complexities of difference: 'Diversity,' race and immigrant identity at an
urban high school by Ngo, Bic, PhD THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN -
MADISON, 2004, 169 pages (Study includes Lao-American Youth)

Building relationships and cultivating trust and respect: A multi-level comparison
of cultural tailoring processes by community health workers addressing breast
and cervical cancer screening needs in a Cambodian and a Laotian community
in California by Nguyen, Tu-Uyen Ngoc, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of
California, Los Angeles, 2004

Traces of places: A vicarious journey into memories of the homeland in a Lao-
American community by Turpin, Leslie, Ph.D. Dissertation, California Institute of
Integral Studies, 2004

Seng Southasa. (2003). The differential effects of Social and Ethnocultural
Factors on Depression and Anxiety in Laotian Older Adults. M.S.W. Thesis,
University of Toronto.

Kathryn Keller. (2003). Little Laos on the Prairie: A Rural School District’s
Response to Lao Immigrant Families. M.A. Thesis, Minnesota State University,
Mankato.

Southeast Asian Women in Lowell. By: Tuyet-Lan Pho; Mulvey, Anne. Frontiers:
A Journal of Womens Studies, 2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p101, 29p

Theppharack Ad Sounthala. (2002). The Study of Parent-Child Relationships in
Laotian Families. M.S.W. Thesis, California State University, Stanislaus.

Bindi Shah. (2002). Making the “American” Subject: Ethnicity, Gender, Culture
and the Politics of Citizenship in the Lives of Second-Generation Laotian Girls.
PhD Dissertation, University of California, Davis.  

Reflections on Immigrant Organizing, and the 'Universals' By: Hoyt, Joshua.
Social Policy, Winter2002/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p37, 5p (A Lao-American
Association in Illinois)

AU: Liamputtong, P Watson, L TI: “The voices and concerns about prenatal
testing of Cambodian, Lao and Vietnamese women in Australia.” SO:
MIDWIFERY BP: 304 EP: 313 PG: 10 PY: 2002 PD: DEC VL: 18 IS: 4

AU: De Silva, S Saykao, P Kelly, H MacIntyre, CR Ryan, N Leydon, J Biggs, BA
TI: “Chronic Strongyloides stercoralis infection in Laotian immigrants and
refugees 7-20 years after resettlement in Australia” BP: 439 EP: 444 PG: 6 PY:
2002 PD: JUN VL: 128 IS: 3

AU Townsend, JS Fu, DL TI Paw's story: A Laotian refugee's lonely entry into
American literacy SO JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT & ADULT LITERACY BP
104 EP 114 PG 11 PY 2001 PD OCT VL 45 IS 2

AU Windham, G Mitchell, P Lee, D Lasley, B TI Mercury exposure and
menstrual cycle function in Laotian immigrants to California SO
EPIDEMIOLOGY BP 293 PG 1 PY 2001 PD JUL VL 12 IS 4

Maria Kong. (2001). Fighting Fire with Fire. Lessons from the Laotian
Organizing Project’s First Campaign. M.A. Thesis, University of California, Los
Angeles.

Sidaphone Anna Phovixay. (2001). The Study of Intercultural Conflict Between
Laotian Parents and their Sons or Daughters. M.S.W. Thesis, California State
University, Stanislaus.

AU Yoshioka, MR DiNoia, J Ullah, K TI Attitudes toward marital violence - An
examination of four Asian communities (including Lao) SO VIOLENCE AGAINST
WOMEN BP 900 EP 926 PG 27 PY 2001 PD AUG VL 7 IS
8

Perception of Sexual Violence Against Women in Asian American Communities.
By: Mo Yee Lee; Law, Phyllis F. M.. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in
Social Work, 2001, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p3, 23p (Lao Americans are among the
Groups Studied)

Building Community from 'Scratch': Forces at Work among Urban Vietnamese
Refugees in Milwaukee. By: Shelley, N. Mark. Sociological Inquiry, Fall2001,
Vol. 71 Issue 4, p473, 20p (Lao in Milwaukee are also part of this study)

Southeast Asian Refugees' Perceptions of Racial Discrimination in Canada. By:
Beiser, Morton; Noh, Samuel; Hou, Feng; Kaspar, Violet; Rummens, Joanna.
Canadian Ethnic Studies, Jan2001, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p46, 25p (Study includes
Lao-Canadians)

'How can I make it here?' The adaptation to rural American life by Lao refugee
women by White, Jeanne Carol Vosecky, EdD UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA,
2000, 207 pages I.D: 9994132

Louis-Jacques Dorais. (2000). The Cambodians, Laotians, and Vietnamese in
Canada. Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association.

The integration of Laotian refugees in Calgary (Alberta) by Nontapattamadul,
Kitipat;, PhD UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY (CANADA), 2000, 161 pages I.D.#
NQ49552

AU Bankston, CL Zhou, M TI De facto congregationalism and socioeconomic
mobility in Laotian and Vietnamese immigrant communities: A study of religious
institutions and economic change SO REVIEW OF RELIGIOUS RESEARCH BP
453 EP 470 PG 18 JI Rev. Relig. Res. PY 2000 PD JUN VL 41 IS 4

The impact of resettlement on occupational roles and daily living: A study of
Laotian refugees living in south suburban Chicago (Illinois). Zoerhof, Linnay
Paige, MS. RUSH UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF NURSING, 1999. 95
pp.

Ethnicity...it won't just go away. The resilience of ethnicity through practices of
assimilation: Lao refugees in a midwest community by Greer, Colleen Rae, PhD
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, 1998, 290 pages I.D.: 9905452

AU Johnson, PJ TI Performance of household tasks by Vietnamese and Laotian
refugees - Tradition and change SO JOURNAL OF FAMILY ISSUES BP 245 EP
273 PG 29 PY 1998 PD MAY VL 19 IS 3

AU O'Hare, T Van Tran, T TI Substance abuse among Southeast Asians in the
US: Implications for practice and research SO SOCIAL WORK IN HEALTH
CARE BP 69 EP 80 PG 12 PY 1998 VL 26 IS 3

An exploration of familial and social influences on the superior educational
achievement of Laotian high school students in Jordan School District (Utah).
Tungmala, Mongkol, EdD. BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1998. 279 pp.

AU Bankston, CL TI Bayou lotus: Theravada Buddhism in southwestern
Louisiana SO SOCIOLOGICALSPECTRUM BP 453 EP 472 PG 20 PY 1997 PD
OCT-DEC VL 17 IS 4

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in Cambodian and Laotian immigrants.
Huebsch, Jacquelyn Ann, PhD. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 1996. 177 pp.

Depression and anxiety among Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese refugees.
Chow, Lani , PhD. CALIFORNIA SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL
PSYCHOLOGY - BERKELEY/ALAMEDA, 1995.

An endangered transported landscape: Laotian and Tongan communities at
Kahuku, Oahu (Hawaii). Rush, Randall Allen, MA. UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I,
1993. 226 pp.

An ethnographic study of social and linguistic adjustment among Laotian
refugees in a midwestern community.
Sciacca, Mayuree Lekawanich, PhD. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-
CHAMPAIGN, 1993. 367 pp.

The relationship of self-adequacy, language proficiency and truancy among
Laotian immigrant high school
students. Lee, Daisy Man Ching, EdD. UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC, 1992.
133 pp.

A study of the reading and writing experiences of four Laotian refugee
adolescents from one family in an
American secondary school. Fu, Danling, PhD. UNIVERSITY OF NEW
HAMPSHIRE, 1992. 323 pp.

Health practices and knowledge of Laotian women in Anchorage, Alaska,
regarding the Pap smear as cervical cancer screening. Ice, Unchalee
Vatanasook, MS. UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE, 1992. 68 pp.

LAO WOMEN AS PATRONS: THE LINKING OF DOMAINS IN A REFUGEE
COMMUNITY by HEALY, MARY TERESA, PHD THE UNIVERSITY OF
ROCHESTER, 1991, 188 pages I.D.# 9119470

A LAOTIAN REFUGEE COMMUNITY: ITS IMPACT ON ADAPTATION by
BHOOKONG, SADHON, PHD TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY, 1990, 203
pages I.D.#: 9033265

The role of kin and coethnics in transnational migration, adaptation, and
assimilation: A study of Laotian immigrants in the United States. Hossain, Zakir,
PhD. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE,
1989. 214 pp

CHURCH MANAGEMENT FROM AN ASIAN PERSPECTIVE: A CASE STUDY
OF THE LAO-CAMBODIAN MINISTRY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
(INDOCHINESE REFUGEES) by DECHAWAN, PRACHUAB, DMIN SCHOOL
OF THEOLOGY AT CLAREMONT, 1988, 92 pages I.D.#: 8816077

FINDING A WAY: CROSS-CULTURAL ADAPTATION AT HOME AND SCHOOL
IN NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (LAO, KHMER, SOUTHEAST ASIAN) by LYDON,
JULIA, PHD BRYN MAWR COLLEGE, 1988, 188 pages I.D.# 8817350

NATURALISTIC ACQUISITION AND SELF DIRECTED LEARNING OF
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE AMONG ADULT MEMBERS OF A LAO
REFUGEE COMMUNITY by WALL, HOWARD TAFT, JR., EDD NORTH
CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1988, 148 pages I.D.# 8904137

A MISSIOLOGICAL STRATEGY FOR THE EVANGELIZATION OF LOWLAND
LAOTIAN REFUGEES IN THE UNITED STATES by WRIGHT, C. THOMAS,
PHD SOUTHWESTERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY, 1988, 288
pages I.D.# 8819178

Comparison of intelligence and achievement levels of Laotian and American
fourth grade students in four schools with an ESL/bilingual program. Nasseh,
Arshidokht Arshi, PhD. PEABODY COLLEGE FOR TEACHERS OF
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY, 1988. 97 pp.

The acculturation and assimilation of Laotian refugees in San Diego, California.
Yenbutara, Pajaree, MA. UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY,
1988. 142 pp.

CAMBODIAN AND LAOTIAN MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS IN CHICAGO:
SURVIVING CRISES AND RENEGOTIATING IDENTITIES (ILLINOIS) by
BURKI, ELIZABETH ANNE, PHD NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, 1987, 372
pages, I.D.# 8723625

LAO ADOLESCENTS IN HONOLULU SCHOOLS: FACTORS CONTRIBUTING
TO THEIR ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT (HAWAII) by KAPINIARIS
TAN, TERPSICHORE N., MED UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1987,
230 pages, I.D. # 1333002

THE LAO IN THE UNITED STATES SINCE MIGRATION: AN
ANTHROPOLOGICAL INQUIRY OF PERSISTENCE AND ACCOMMODATION
by SEN, SRILA, PHD UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN,
1987, 224 pages, I.D. # 8711875

LAO DEPRESSION INVENTORY (INDOCHINESE REFUGEES, NEBRASKA,
UNITED STATES) by DAVIDSON-MUSKIN, MARY-BETH, PHD THE
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA - LINCOLN, 1986, 131 pages I.D. # 8629528

THE INTERACTION OF COGNITIVE LEARNING STYLE AND ACHIEVEMENT
OF SELECTED STUDENTS OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL,
GEFT (GROUP EMBEDDED FIGURES TEST), LAOTIAN, SPANISH,
TONGANESE, VIETNAMESE). BALLARD, LYNDA DYER, PhD. UNIVERSITY
OF NORTH TEXAS, 1985. 197 pp.

REFUGEES AND AMERICAN SCHOOLS: A FIELD STUDY OF SOUTHEAST
ASIANS IN ONE COMMUNITY (VIETNAMESE, INDOCHINESE, LAOTIANS) by
BLAKELY, MARY MARGARET, PHD UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, 1984, 288
pages, I.D. #: 8501976

THE STRONGEST PART OF THE FAMILY: A STUDY OF LAO REFUGEE
WOMEN IN COLUMBUS, OHIO by MUIR, KAREN LYNN STICKNEY, PHD THE
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 1984, 201 pages, I.D. #: 8504059

URBAN ETHNOGRAPHY: AN EXPLORATION AND INTERPRETATION OF
THE POST-CAMP PERIOD OF LAOTIAN REFUGEES SETTLING IN EUGENE-
SPRINGFIELD, OREGON. PROUDFOOT, ROBERT CHARLES,
PhD. OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, 1984. 293 pp.

CORRELATES OF PSYCHIATRIC SYMPTOMS AMONG LOWLAND LAOTIAN
REFUGEES IN THE STATE OF UTAH: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION.
SUKHAN, SAUAN, PhD. BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1984. 192 pp.

LAOTIAN REFUGEE CHILDREN IN AN AMERICAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
PEER RELATIONS AND TEACHER PERCEPTIONS.. THOMPSON, MARY
ELLEN HENSEL, MA. MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 1983. 57 pp.