VIETNAMESE STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCE CENTER E-MAIL NEWSLETTER,
SPRING/SUMMER 2007

EDITOR: MARK E. PFEIFER, PHD, Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi, TX. E-Mail: vstudies@yahoo.com

ABOUT THE VIETNAMESE STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCE CENTER: The Vietnamese Studies
Internet Resource Center (
www.vstudies.org) is an online source of comprehensive information related to the
cross-disciplinary field of Vietnamese Studies. It includes an online journal: The Review of Vietnamese Studies,
an online research article library, extensive subject bibliographies and detailed U.S.census data as well as
photo essays of Vietnamese-American and Vietnamese-Canadian communities.

To view past issues of this quarterly Vietnamese Studies newsletter visit:
http://www.hmongstudies.com/VietnameseStudiesNewsletter.html

RECENT PUBLISHED ACADEMIC WORK IN VIETNAMESE STUDIES

Health and Medicine

Trauma, PTSD and the longer-term mental health burden amongst Vietnamese refugees. By: Silove, Derrick;
Steel, Zachary; Bauman, Adrian; Chey, Tien; McFarlane, Alexander. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric
Epidemiology, Jun2007, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p467-476

Risk Perceptions and Barriers to Hepatitis B Screening and Vaccination among Vietnamese Immigrants. By:
Grace Ma; Jamil Toubbeh; Yin Tan; Philip Siu. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, Jul2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3,
p213-220

Obesity in adults: an emerging problem in urban areas of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. By: Cuong, T. Q.; Dibley,
M. J.; Bowe, S.; Hanh, T. T. M.; Loan, T. T. H.. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, May2007, Vol. 61 Issue 5,
p673-681

The Commodification of Obstetric Ultrasound Scanning in Hanoi, Viet Nam. By: Gammeltoft, Tine; Nguyễn, Hạnh
Thị Thuý. Reproductive Health Matters, May2007, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p163-171

FACTORS INFLUENCING ATTITUDES TOWARDS SEEKING PROFESSIONAL HELP AMONG EAST AND
SOUTHEAST ASIAN IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE WOMEN. By: Fung, Kenneth; Yuk-Lin Renita Wong.
International Journal of Social Psychiatry, May2007, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p216-231

HLA-DRB1<sup>*</sup>04 and DRB1<sup>*</sup>10 are associated with resistance and susceptibility,
respectively, in Brazilian and Vietnamese leprosy patients. By: Vanderborght, P R; Pacheco, A G; Moraes, M E;
Antoni, G; Romero, M; Verville, A; Thai, V H; Huong, N T; Ba, N N; Schurr, E; Sarno, E N; Moraes, M O. Genes &
Immunity, May2007, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p320-324

Schultsz C, Vien LM, Campbell JI, et al.
Changes in the nasal carriage of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in urban and rural Vietnamese
schoolchildren
TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE 101 (5): 484-492 MAY
2007

Sexual behaviour and risk in Vietnamese men living in metropolitan Sydney. By: O'Connor, C. C.; Wen, L. M.;
Rissel, C.; Shaw, M.. Sexually Transmitted Infections, Apr2007, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p147-150

Kaljee LM, Green M, Riel R, et al.
Sexual stigma, sexual behaviors, and abstinence among Vietnamese adolescents: Implications for risk and
protective behaviors for HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and unwanted pregnancy
JANAC-JOURNAL OF THE ASSOCIATION OF NURSES IN AIDS CARE 18 (2): 48-59 MAR-APR 2007

Nhung BT, Khan NC, Hop LT, et al.
Resting metabolic rate of elderly Vietnamese
ANNALS OF NUTRITION AND METABOLISM 51 (1): 7-13 2007

Sociocultural Adaptation of the Vietnamese Diaspora

Path-dependency and Path-creation Perspectives on Migration Trajectories: The Economic Experiences of
Vietnamese Migrants in Slovakia. By: Bal, Vladimir; Williams, Allan M.. International Migration, 2007, Vol. 45
Issue 2, p37-67

“Where Are They Going?”: Immigrant Inclusion in the Czech Republic (A Case Study on Ukrainians, Vietnamese,
and Armenians in Prague). By: Drbohlav, Dušan; Dzúrov, Dagmar. International Migration, 2007, Vol. 45 Issue
2, p69-95

Enshrining Vietnamese-Irish lives. By: MAGUIRE, MARK; SARIS, A. JAMIE. Anthropology Today, Apr2007, Vol.
23 Issue 2, p9-12

Australian Vietnamese Students Learning Mathematics: High Ability Bilinguals and Their Use of Their
Languages. By: Clarkson, Philip. Educational Studies in Mathematics, Feb2007, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p191-215, 25p,

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

Comparison of parent- and self-ratings of behavioral and emotional problems in Vietnamese adolescents in the
United States as related to level of acculturation
by Nguyen, Celeste Anh Thu, Ph.D., Alliant International University, Los Angeles, 2007, 140 pages; AAT
3252737

The Vietnamese family: The refugee experience, acculturation, and the changing family dynamics
by Cao, Oanh H., Psy.D., Roosevelt University, 2007, 73 pages; AAT 3251231

Who is faring better? Who is feeling better? Gender differences in labor market outcomes and perceived social
mobility among Asian immigrants in the United States
by Chen, Juan, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2007, 153 pages; AAT 3253236 (Study includes Vietnamese-
Americans

Issues in Contemporary Vietnam and Recent Vietnamese History

Delivering LIS education into Viet Nam: A narrative of teaching, interpreting, and translating. By: Welch,
Bernadette; Murray, Janet. International Information & Library Review, Jun2007, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p80-88

Rand J
Credit constraints and determinants of the cost of capital in Vietnamese manufacturing
SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMICS 29 (1-2): 1-13 JUN 2007

The effect of NaFeEDTA on sensory perception and long term acceptance of instant noodles by Vietnamese
school children. By: Le, H.T.; Joosten, Michel; van der Bijl, Janneke; Brouwer, Inge D.; de Graaf, Cees; Kok,
Frans J.. Food Quality & Preference, Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p619-626

WORKING TO EXIT POVERTY WHILE CARING FOR CHILDREN'S HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN VIETNAM.
By: Vo, Phuong H.; Penrose, Kate; Heymann, S. Jody. Community, Work & Family, May2007, Vol. 10 Issue 2,
p179-199

The effects of land tenure policy on rural livelihoods and food sufficiency in the upland village of Que, North
Central Vietnam. By: Jakobsen, Jens; Rasmussen, Kjeld; Leisz, Stephen; Folving, Rikke; Quang, Nguyen Vinh.
Agricultural Systems, May2007, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p309-319

U.S. Strategic Opportunities in the Sino-Vietnamese Dynamic. By: Pham, J. Peter. Comparative Strategy,
Apr2007, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p163-166

Local non-government organizations in Vietnam: Development, civil society and state-society relations
by Hannah, Joseph, Ph.D., University of Washington, 2007, 293 pages; AAT 3252862

Vietnamese Culture and History

French and Vietnamese: How do they describe texture characteristics of the same food? A case study with
jellies. By: Blancher, G.; Chollet, S.; Kesteloot, R.; Hoang, D. Nguyen; Cuvelier, G.; Sieffermann, J.-M.. Food
Quality & Preference, Apr2007, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p560-575

Colonial Viet Nam on film: 1896 to 1926
by Wilson, Donald Dean, Jr., Ph.D., City University of New York, 2007, 615 pages; AAT 3245058


DETAILED 2005 AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY DATA RELEASED FOR VIETNAMESE
AMERICANS:

In Late Fall 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau released detailed demographic info for the Vietnamese-American
population across the United States from the 2005 American Community Survey. The detailed
Vietnamese-
American data may be viewed here. A brief article describing the dataset is here. Information about how to
access this dataset on the US Census website or how obtain it for another geographic area in addition to the
entire U.S. is
here.