VIETNAMESE STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCE CENTER E-MAIL NEWSLETTER,
SUMMER 2011

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

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RECENT PUBLISHED ACADEMIC WORK IN VIETNAMESE STUDIES

Sociocultural Adaptation of the Vietnamese Diaspora

Bélanger, D., & Tran, G. L. (January 01, 2011). The impact of transnational migration on gender and marriage in
sending communities of Vietnam. Current Sociology, 59, 1, 59-77.

Fjelstad K., and Nguyen T.H. (2011). Local spirits/multicultural rituals: the dynamics of place and identity in
Vietnamese-American spirit possession rituals. In Dawson, A. (Ed). Summoning the spirits: Possession and
invocation in contemporary religion. London: I.B. Tauris.

Fjelstad, K., & Hien, N. T. (2011). Spirits without borders: Vietnamese spirit mediums in a transnational age. New
York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Huwelmeier, G. (March 01, 2011). Socialist cosmopolitanism meets global Pentecostalism: charismatic Christianity
among Vietnamese migrants after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 34, 3, 436-453.

Lai, J. S. (2011). Garden Grove and Westminster, California : Vietnamese American political incorporation
in Orange County's "Little Saigon." In J.S. Lai, ed., Asian American political action: Suburban transformations.
Boulder, Colo: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

Lieu, N. T. (2011). The American dream in Vietnamese. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. (Overview of
Vietnamese American history).

Lipman, J. K. (February 23, 2011). "The Face Is the Road Map": Vietnamese Amerasians in U.S. Political and
Popular Culture, 1980-1988. Journal of Asian American Studies, 14, 1, 33-68.

Tang, E. (March 01, 2011). A gulf unites us: The Vietnamese Americans of Black New Orleans East. American
Quarterly, 63, 1, 117-149.


Health and Medical Issues among the Vietnamese Diaspora

Fuller-Thomson, E., Brennenstuhl, S., & Hurd, M. (January 01, 2011). Comparison of disability rates among older
adults in aggregated and separate Asian American/Pacific Islander subpopulations. American Journal of Public
Health, 101, 1, 94-100. (Study includes Vietnamese Americans)

Han, M., & Lee, M. (May 06, 2011). Risk and Protective Factors Contributing to Depressive Symptoms in
Vietnamese American College Students. Journal of College Student Development, 52, 2, 154-166.

Ho, I. K., & Dinh, K. T. (January 01, 2011). Cervical Cancer Screening Among Southeast Asian American Women.
Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13, 1, 49-60. (Study includes Vietnamese Americans)

Lim, M., Stormshak, E., & Falkenstein, C. (January 01, 2011). Psychosocial Adjustment and Substance Use of
Cambodian and Vietnamese Immigrant Youth. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 1, 104-119.

Ngo,D. Le, M.T., and P.D. Le (2011). Neuropsychology of Vietnamese Americans. In  Fujii, D. (Ed). The
neuropsychology of Asian-Americans. New York: Taylor & Francis.

Nguyen, A. (2011). Suc khoe la quan trong hon sac dep!: Health is better than beauty! : improving breast and
cervical cancer screening outcomes among Vietnamese women. Richmond, Va: Virginia Commonwealth University.

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.
(Study includes Vietnamese Americans)

Page, P. D. R. M., Huong, M. S. M. P. H. P. D. N. T., Chi, M. P. H. H. K., & Tien, M. D. M. P. H. T. Q. (January 01,
2011). Smoking Media Literacy in Vietnamese Adolescents. Journal of School Health, 81, 1.)

Sorkin, D. H., Nguyen, H., & Ngo-Metzger, Q. (January 01, 2011). Assessing the Mental Health Needs and Barriers
to Care Among a Diverse Sample of Asian American Older Adults. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26, 6, 595-
602. (Study includes Vietnamese Americans)

Stein, J. D., Kim, D. S., Niziol, L. M., Talwar, N., Nan, B., Musch, D. C., & Richards, J. E. (January 01, 2011).
Differences in Rates of Glaucoma among Asian Americans and Other Racial Groups, and among Various Asian
Ethnic Groups. Ophthalmology, 118, 6, 1031-7. (Study includes Vietnamese Americans)

Stephens, E. K., Nguyen, P. L., & Jatoi, A. (January 01, 2011). Practical Strategies to Circumvent and/or Surmount
Six Barriers in Health Disparities Research: Observations from a Pilot Project Among Vietnamese
Americans. Journal of Cancer Education : the Official Journal of the American Association for Cancer Education, 26,
2, 243-7.

Tong, E. K., Tang, H., Chen, M. S. J., & McPhee, S. J. (January 01, 2011). Provider smoking cessation advice
among California Asian-American smokers. American Journal of Health Promotion : Ajhp, 25, 5.) (Study includes
Vietnamese Americans)

Tsoh, J. Y., Tong, E. K., Gildengorin, G., Nguyen, T. T., Wong, C., McPhee, S. J., & Modayil, M. V. (April 01, 2011).
Individual and family factors associated with intention to quit among male Vietnamese American smokers:
Implications for intervention development. Addictive Behaviors, 36, 4, 294-301.

Literature

Pelaud, I. T. (2011). This is all I choose to tell: History and hybridity in Vietnamese American literature. Philadelphia,
Pa: Temple University Press.

Janette, M. (2011). My Viet: Vietnamese American literature in English, 1962-present. Honolulu: University of Hawaii
Press.

DETAILED 2009 AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY DATA RELEASED FOR VIETNAMESE
AMERICANS:

In the Fall of 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau released detailed demographic info for the Vietnamese American
population across the United States from the 2009 American Community Survey.

The detailed
Vietnamese American data may be viewed 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.

HMONG, CAMBODIAN AND LAO AMERICAN BIBLIOGRAPHIES AVAILABLE:

Hmong, Cambodian American and Lao American bibliographies are available through the Hmong Studies Internet
Resource Center.