VIETNAMESE STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCE CENTER E-MAIL NEWSLETTER,
SUMMER/FALL 2006

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 (
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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.

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RECENT PUBLISHED ACADEMIC WORK IN VIETNAMESE STUDIES
(Dissertations and Theses may be ordered from ProQuest using the I.D. number provided).

Health and Medicine

Ethnicity matters: Socioeconomic position and health among Asian Americans
by Ihara, Emily S., Ph.D.Dissertation, Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management,
2006, 159 pages; AAT 3195256

Groleau D, Souliere M, Kirmayer LJ
Breastfeeding and the cultural configuration of social space among Vietnamese immigrant woman
HEALTH & PLACE 12 (4): 516-526 DEC 2006

Klingberg-Allvin M, Nga NT, Ransjo-Arvidson AB, et al.
Perspectives of midwives and doctors on adolescent sexuality and abortion care in Vietnam
SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 34 (4): 414-421 AUG 2006

Aikawa R, Jimba M, Nguen KC, et al.
Why do adult women in Vietnam take iron tablets?
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH 6: Art. No. 144 JUN 6 2006

Van Nhien N, Khan NC, Yabutani T, et al.
Serum levels of trace elements and iron-deficiency anemia in adult Vietnamese
BIOLOGICAL TRACE ELEMENT RESEARCH 111 (1-3): 1-9 SUM 2006

Qin C, Gould JB
The Asian birth outcome gap (Study includes Vietnamese)
PAEDIATRIC AND PERINATAL EPIDEMIOLOGY 20 (4): 279-289 JUL 2006

Weiss JW, Garbanati JA, Tanjasiri SP, et al.
Effects of family functioning and self-image on adolescent smoking initiation among Asian-American subgroups
(Study includes Vietnamese)
JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH 39 (2): 221-228 AUG 2006

Tang G, Barlow J
Characteristics of the sound systems of monolingual Vietnamese-speaking children with phonological impairment
CLINICAL LINGUISTICS & PHONETICS 20 (6): 423-445 AUG 2006

Eisenhut M
Comment on "Pretreatment intracerebral and peripheral blood immune responses in Vietnamese adults with
tuberculous meningitis: Diagnostic value and relationship to disease severity and outcome"
JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY 176 (9): 5137-5137 MAY 1 2006

Xinh PT, Vu HA, Van Man H, et al.
Unique secondary chromosomal abnormalities are frequently found in the chronic phase of chronic myeloid
leukemia in southern Vietnam
CANCER GENETICS AND CYTOGENETICS 168 (1): 59-68 JUL 1 2006

Nguyen TT, McPhee SJ, Gildengorin G, et al.
Papanicolaou testing among Vietnamese Americans - Results of a multifaceted intervention
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 31 (1): 1-9 JUL 2006

Sorenson SB
Judgments about intimate partner violence: A statewide survey about immigrants
PUBLIC HEALTH REPORTS 121 (4): 445-452 JUL-AUG 2006 (Study Includes Vietnamese-Americans)

Lema C, Fuessel-Haws AL, Lewis LR, et al.
Association between HLA-DQB1 and cervical dysplasia in Vietnamese women
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER 16 (3): 1269-1277 MAY-JUN 2006

Kandula NR, Wen M, Jacobs EA, et al.
Low rates of colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening in Asian Americans compared with non-Hispanic
whites - Cultural influences or access to care?
CANCER 107 (1): 184-192 JUL 1 2006 (Study includes Vietnamese-Americans)

Beiser MNMN, Hou F
Ethnic identity, resettlement stress and depressive affect among Southeast Asian refugees in Canada
SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE 63 (1): 137-150 JUL 2006

Hieu NT, Gainsborough M, Simpson JA, et al.
Neurological status of low-risk Vietnamese newborns: A comparison with a British newborn cohort
JOURNAL OF HEALTH POPULATION AND NUTRITION 24 (1): 57-63 MAR 2006

Carlsson JM, Mortensen EL, Kastrup M
Predictors of mental health and quality of life in male tortured refugees
NORDIC JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY 60 (1): 51-57 2006

Nguyen TT, McPhee SJ, Bui-Tong N, et al.
Community-based participatory research increases cervical cancer screening among Vietnamese-Americans
JOURNAL OF HEALTH CARE FOR THE POOR AND UNDERSERVED 17 (2): 31-54 Suppl. S MAY 2006

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Vietnamese women decline HIV testing or fail to return for their results
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH MATTERS 14 (27): 224-224 MAY 2006

Thu NN, Mai TTT, Ohmori R, et al.
Plasma triglyceride and HDL-cholesterol concentrations in Vietnamese girls are affected by lipoprotein lipase,
but not apolipoprotein CIII polymorphism
JOURNAL OF NUTRITION 136 (6): 1488-1492 JUN 2006

Go VF, Frangakis C, Van Nam L, et al.
High HIV sexual risk behaviors and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among injection drug users in
northern Vietnam - Implications for a generalized HIV epidemic
JAIDS-JOURNAL OF ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROMES 42 (1): 108-115 MAY 2006

Huong PLT, Thi NT, Anh DD, et al.
Genetic and phenotypic characterization of Haemophilus influenzae type b isolated from children with meningitis
and their family members in Vietnam
JAPANESE JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES 59 (2): 111-116 APR 2006

Thai KTD, Binh TQ, Giao PT, et al.
Seroepidemiology of leptospirosis in southern Vietnamese children
TROPICAL MEDICINE & INTERNATIONAL HEALTH 11 (5): 738-745 MAY 2006

Thanh HTT, Tran TN, Jiang GX, et al.
Life time suicidal thoughts in an urban community in Hanoi, Vietnam
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH 6: Art. No. 76 MAR 26 2006

Bradley GM, Couchman GM, Perlesz A, et al.
Multiple-family group treatment for English- and Vietnamese-speaking families living with schizophrenia
PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES 57 (4): 521-530 APR 2006

Schecter A, Quynh HT, Papke O, et al.
Agent orange, dioxins, and other chemicals of concern in Vietnam: Update 2006
JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 48 (4): 408-413 APR 2006

Giang KB, Allebeck P, Kullgren G, et al.
The Vietnamese version of the Self Reporting Questionnaire 20 (SRQ-20) in detecting mental disorders in rural
Vietnam: A validation study
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHIATRY 52 (2): 175-184 MAR 2006

Nguyen BV, Nguyen KG, Phung CD, et al.
Prevalence of and factors associated with Helicobacter pylori infection in children in the north of Vietnam
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE 74 (4): 536-539 APR 2006

Berger J, Ninh NX, Khan NC, et al.
Efficacy of combined iron and zinc supplementation on micronutrient status and growth in Vietnamese infants
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION 60 (4): 443-454 APR 2006

Baumann LC, Blobner D, Binh TV, et al.
A training program for diabetes care in Vietnam
DIABETES EDUCATOR 32 (2): 189-+ MAR-APR 2006

Ahn AC, Ngo-Metzger Q, Legedza ATR, et al.
Complementary and alternative medical therapy use among Chinese and Vietnamese Americans: Prevalence,
associated factors, and effects of patient-clinician communication
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 96 (4): 647-653 APR 2006

Zhu SH, Nguyen QB, Cummins S, et al.
Non-smokers seeking help for smokers: a preliminary study
TOBACCO CONTROL 15 (2): 107-113 APR 2006 (Study includes Vietnamese-Americans)

Tran HK, Chartier L, Troung LX, et al.
Systemic immune activation in HIV-1-exposed uninfected Vietnamese intravascular drug users
AIDS RESEARCH AND HUMAN RETROVIRUSES 22 (3): 255-261 MAR 2006

Hinton DE, Hinton L, Tran M, et al.
Orthostatically induced panic attacks among Vietnamese refugees: Associated psychopathology, flashbacks,
and catastrophic cognitions
DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY 23 (2): 113-115 2006

Medana IM, Lindert RB, Wurster U, et al.
Cerebrospinal fluid markers of brain parenchymal damage in Vietnamese adults with severe malaria
JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES 238: S471-S471 Suppl. 1 NOV 15 2005

Blanc ME
Social construction of male homosexualities in Vietnam. Some keys to understanding discrimination and
implications for HIV prevention strategy
INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL 57 (4): 661+ DEC 2005

Chia SE, Zhou HJ, Yap E, et al.
Association of renal function and delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism among Vietnamese and
Singapore workers exposed to inorganic lead
OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE 63 (3): 180-186 MAR 2006

Cuong LQ, Thien DD, Jallon P
Survey of public awareness, attitudes, and understanding toward epilepsy in Nhan Chinh, Hanoi, Vietnam, in
2003
EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR 8 (1): 176-180 FEB 2006

Kurosawa K, Hai DN, Thanh NH, et al.
Temporal and spatial variations of inorganic nitrogen levels in surface and groundwater around Hanoi, Vietnam
COMMUNICATIONS IN SOIL SCIENCE AND PLANT ANALYSIS 37 (3-4): 403-415 2006

Sociocultural Adaptation of the Vietnamese Diaspora

Vietnamese students in mainstream composition: An ethnographic study of academic identities in Generation
1.5 students who cross over
by Schwartz, Gwendolyn Gray, Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Arizona, 2006, 202 pages; AAT 3206670

Intergenerational conflict in Vietnamese-American families
by Trinh, Nancy Marie, M.S.Thesis, University of Delaware, 2006, 126 pages; AAT 1430774

Teaching communication strategies to Vietnamese learners of English
by Le, Trang Thi Huynh, Ed.D. Dissertation, Columbia University Teachers College, 2006, 269 pages; AAT
3205340

Choi Y, Lahey BB
Testing the model minority stereotype: Youth behaviors across racial and ethnic groups
SOCIAL SERVICE REVIEW 80 (3): 419-452 SEP 2006 (Study includes Vietnamese-Americans)

Dinh KT, Nguyen HH
The effects of acculturative variables on Asian American parent-child relationships
JOURNAL OF SOCIAL AND PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS 23 (3): 407-426 JUN 2006

Federman MN, Harrington DE, Krynski KJ
The impact of state licensing regulations on low-skilled immigrants: The case of Vietnamese manicurists
AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW 96 (2): 237-241 MAY 2006

Umana-Taylor AJ, Bhanot R, Shin N
Ethnic identity formation during adolescence - The critical role of families
JOURNAL OF FAMILY ISSUES 27 (3): 390-414 MAR 2006 (Study includes Vietnamese-Americans)

Lam BT
Self-construal and socio-emotional development among Vietnamese-American adolescents: An examination of
different types of self-construal
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT 30 (1): 67-75 JAN 2006

A training program to promote collaborative leadership in a parish pastoral council of Vietnamese people
by Ta, Hoang Huy, D.Min. Dissertation, The Catholic University of America, 2005, 318 pages; AAT 3191604

Beyond the refugee experience: Redefining exile, metissage, and the aesthetics of representation in
Vietnamese diasporic literature from France and North America
by Trouilloud, Lise-Helene, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2005, 495 pages; AAT 3182537

Community dynamics and functional stability: A recipe for cultural continuity in the Vietnamese diaspora
by Nguyen, My Lien Thi, Ph.D., University of Hawai'i, 2005, 168 pages; AAT 3171063

East meets west: The adaptation of Vietnamese international students to California community colleges
by Do, Tam Huu, Ed.D., University of California, Irvine, 2005, 240 pages; AAT 3192327

Issues in Contemporary Vietnam and Recent Vietnamese History

Gammeltoft T
'Beyond being': emergent narratives of suffering in Vietnam
JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL INSTITUTE 12 (3): 589-605 SEP 2006

Nguyen TD
Prevalence of male intimate partner abuse in Vietnam
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN 12 (8): 732-739 AUG 2006

Michaud J, Turner S
Contending visions of a hill-station in Vietnam
ANNALS OF TOURISM RESEARCH 33 (3): 785-808 JUL 2006

Kung IC, Wang HZ
Socially constructed ethnic division of labour - Labour control in Taiwanese-owned firms in Malaysia and Vietnam
INTERNATIONAL SOCIOLOGY 21 (4): 580-601 JUL 2006

Drummond L
Gender in post-Doi Moi Vietnam: Women, desire, and change
GENDER PLACE AND CULTURE 13 (3): 247-250 JUN 2006

Nguyen-Vo TH
The body wager: Materialist resignification of Vietnamese women workers
GENDER PLACE AND CULTURE 13 (3): 267-281 JUN 2006

Rydstrom H
Sexual desires and 'social evils': Young women in rural Vietnam
GENDER PLACE AND CULTURE 13 (3): 283-301 JUN 2006

Nguyen TD, Barrett NJ
The knowledge-creating role of the Internet in international business: Evidence from Vietnam
JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 14 (2): 116-147 2006

Bosma RH, Phong LT, Kaymak U, et al.
Assessing and modelling farmers' decision-making on integrating aquaculture into agriculture in the Mekong
Delta
NJAS-WAGENINGEN JOURNAL OF LIFE SCIENCES 53 (3-4): 281-300 FEB 2006

Vann EF
The limits of authenticity in Vietnamese consumer markets
AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST 108 (2): 286-296 JUN 2006

Van Ha N, Kant S, Maclaren V
Relative shadow prices of social capital for household-level paper recycling units in Vietnam
ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS 57 (3): 520-533 MAY 25 2006

Luong QV, Tauer LW
A real options analysis of coffee planting in Vietnam
AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 35 (1): 49-57 JUL 2006

Loc TD, Lanjouw G, Lensink R
The impact of privatization on firm performance in a transition economy - The case of Vietnam
ECONOMICS OF TRANSITION 14 (2): 349-389 2006

Soucy A
Consuming loc-creating on: Women, offerings and symbolic capital in northern Vietnam
STUDIES IN RELIGION-SCIENCES RELIGIEUSES 35 (1): 107-131 2006

Ngo TM, Lingard B, Mitchell J
The policy cycle and vernacular globalization: a case study of the creation of Vietnam National University -
Hochiminh City
COMPARATIVE EDUCATION 42 (2): 225-242 MAY 2006

Le Y, Hollenhorst S, Harris C, et al.
Environmental management - A study of Vietnamese hotels
ANNALS OF TOURISM RESEARCH 33 (2): 545-567 APR 2006

Wahlberg A
Bio-politics and the promotion of traditional herbal medicine in Vietnam
HEALTH 10 (2): 123-147 APR 2006

Castella JC, Boissau S, Thanh NH, et al.
Impact of forestland allocation on land use in a mountainous province of Vietnam
LAND USE POLICY 23 (2): 147-160 APR 2006

Vietnamese Culture and History

Aveling H
Vietnamese voices: Gender and cultural identity in the Vietnamese francophone novel.
AUMLA-JOURNAL OF THE AUSTRALASIAN UNIVERSITIES LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE ASSOCIATION
(105): 143-145 MAY 2006

Wilcox W
Women, westernization and the origins of modern Vietnamese theatre
JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES 37 (2): 205-224 JUN 2006

Taylor KW
Beyond the bronze pillars: Envoy poetry and the Sino-Vietnamese relationship
JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES 37 (2): 364-365 JUN 2006

Li TN
A view from the sea: Perspectives on the Northern and central Vietnamese coast
JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES 37 (1): 83-102 FEB 2006

Wheeler C
Re-thinking the sea in Vietnamese history: Littoral society in the integration of Thuan-Quang,
seventeenth-eighteenth centuries
JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES 37 (1): 123-153 FEB 2006

Cherry H
Imagined ancestries of Vietnamese communism: Ton Duc Thang and the politics of history and memory
JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES 37 (1): 172-173 FEB 2006

Taylor KW
Beyond the bronze pillars: Envoy poetry and the Sino-Vietnamese relationship (Book Review)
JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES 37 (1): 173-175 FEB 2006

Tana L
Beyond the bronze pillars: Envoy poetry and the Sino-Vietnamese relationship. (Book Review)
JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES 65 (1): 152-154 FEB 2006

Hunt D
Imagined ancestries of Vietnamese communism: Ton Duc Thang and the politics of history and memory.
JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES 65 (1): 225-227 FEB 2006

Trouilloud LH, van den Abbeele G
The genesis of Vietnamese literature written in French: 1920-1942
CONTEMPORARY FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE STUDIES 10 (2): 141-148 APR 2006

Pribbenow ML
A tale of five generals: Vietnam's invasion of Cambodia
JOURNAL OF MILITARY HISTORY 70 (2): 459-486 APR 2006

Logan WS
The cultural role of capital cities: Hanoi and Hue, Vietnam
PACIFIC AFFAIRS 78 (4): 559+ WIN 2005

2005 AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY DATA RELEASED:

In August 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau released estimates of the Vietnamese-American population across the
United States from the 2005 American Community Survey.
Vietnamese-American data may be viewed here.