VIETNAMESE STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCE CENTER E-MAIL NEWSLETTER,
WINTER/SPRING 2006

EDITOR: MARK E. PFEIFER, PHD, E-Mail: vstudies@yahoo.com

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RECENT ACADEMIC JOURNAL ARTICLES IN VIETNAMESE STUDIES

Health and Medicine

Anh, DD, Thiem, VD, Fischer, TK, et al.
The burden of rotavirus diarrhea in khanh hoa province, Vietnam - Baseline assessment for a rotavirus vaccine
trial PEDIATR INFECT DIS J 25 (1): 37-40 JAN 2006

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 OCCUP ENVIRON MED 63
(3): 180-186 MAR 2006

Simmons, CP, Thwaites, GE, Quyen, NTH, et al.
Pretreatment intracerebral and peripheral blood immune responses in Vietnamese adults with tuberculous
meningitis: Diagnostic value and relationship to disease severity and outcome
J IMMUNOL 176 (3): 2007-2014 FEB 1 2006

Taylor, VM, Choe, JH, Yasui, Y, et al.
Hepatitis B awareness, testing, and knowledge among Vietnamese American men and women J COMMUN
HEALTH 30 (6): 477-490 DEC 2005

Des Jarlais, DC, Johnston, P, Friedmann, P, et al.
Patterns of HIV prevalence among injecting drug users in the cross-border area of Lang Son Province, Vietnam,
and Ning Ming County, Guangxi Province, China
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH 5: - AUG 24 2005

Nhung, BT, Khan, NC, Hop, LT, et al.
FAO/WHO/UNU equations overestimate resting metabolic rate in Vietnamese adults EUR J CLIN NUTR 59 (10):
1099-1104 OCT 2005

Lee-Lin, F, Menon, U
Breast and cervical cancer screening practices and interventions among Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese
Americans
ONCOL NURS FORUM 32 (5): 995-1003 SEP 2005

Taylor, VM, Yasui, Y, Burke, N, et al.
Hepatitis B knowledge and testing among Vietnamese-American women
ETHNIC DIS 15 (4): 761-767 FAL 2005

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

Alsop, J. A., Cantrell, F. L.
Use of translator services for poison center calls by ethnic populations
Clinical Toxicology 43 (6): 700-701 2005

Van Thuy, Pham, Berger, Jacques, Nakanishi, Yukiko, et al.
The use of NaFeEDTA-fortified fish sauce is an effective tool for controlling iron deficiency in women of
childbearing age in rural Vietnam Journal of Nutrition 135 (11): 2596-2601 NOV 2005

Prevalence of menopausal symptoms in different ethnic groups of Asian women and responsiveness to therapy
with three doses of conjugated Estrogens/medroxyprogesterone acetate: The Pan-Asia menopause (PAM) study
MATURITAS 52 (3-4): 264-276 NOV-DEC 2005

Green, AR, Ngo-Metzger, Q, Legedza, ATR, et al.
Interpreter services, language concordance, and health care quality - Experiences of Asian Americans with
limited English proficiency J GEN INTERN MED 20 (11): 1050-1056 NOV 2005

Simeonov, I. M., Giraldo, G. P., Heard, S. E.
Developing culturally relevant consumer education materials in Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese Clinical
Toxicology 43 (6): 706 2005

McLachlan, H, Waldenstrom, U
Childbirth experiences in Australia of women born in Turkey, Vietnam, and Australia BIRTH-ISS PERINAT C 32
(4): 272-282 DEC 2005

Yi, JK, Luong, KNT
Apartment-based breast cancer education program for low income Vietnamese American women J COMMUN
HEALTH 30 (5): 345-353 OCT 2005

Rao, Anjali K., Daniels, Kay, El-Sayed, Yasser Y., et al.
Perinatal outcomes among Asian Americans/Pacific islanders
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 193 (6, Suppl. S): S182 DEC 2005

Chu, Kenneth C., Chu, Kristine T.
1999-2001 cancer mortality rates for Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups with comparisons to their
1988-1992 rates Cancer 104 (12, Suppl. S): 2989-2998 DEC 15 2005

Huy, TQ, Matsumoto, S, Wada, SI
Mineralogical and chemical properties and lability of cadmium in some soils from Japan and Vietnam J FAC AGR
KYUSHU U 50 (2): 851-860 OCT 2005

Phan, TG, Nguyen, TA, Shimizu, H, et al.
Identification of enteroviral infection among infants and children admitted to hospital with acute gastroentritis in
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam J MED VIROL 77 (2): 257-264 OCT 2005

Chilton, JA, Gor, BJ, Hajek, RA, et al.
Cervical cancer among Vietnamese women: Efforts to define the problem among Houston's population
GYNECOL ONCOL 99 (3): S203-S206 Suppl. 1 DEC 2005

Tang, Hao, Shimizu, Robin, Chen, Moon S., Jr.
English language proficiency and smoking prevalence among California's Asian Americans Cancer 104 (12,
Suppl. S): 2982-2988 DEC 15 2005

Kwong, Sandy L., Chen, Moon S., Jr., Snipes, Kurt P., et al.
Asian subgroups and cancer incidence and mortality rates in California
Cancer 104 (12, Suppl. S): 2975-2981 DEC 15 2005

Harrison, GG, Kagawa-Singer, M, Foerster, SB, et al.
Seizing the moment - California's opportunity to prevent nutrition-related health disparities in low-income Asian
American populations CANCER 104 (12): 2962-2968 Suppl. S DEC 15 2005

Thu, NN, Mai, TTT, Ohmori, R, et al. Effect of the cholesteryl ester transfer protein genotypes on plasma lipid
and lipoprotein levels in Vietnamese children PEDIATR RES 58 (6): 1249-1253 DEC 2005

Wong, ST, Gildengorin, G, Nguyen, T, et al.
Disparities in colorectal cancer screening rates among Asian Americans and non-Latino whites CANCER 104
(12): 2940-2947 Suppl. S DEC 15 2005

Delang, CO The market for medicinal plants in SAPA and Hanoi, Vietnam
ECON BOT 59 (4): 377-385 WIN 2005


Sociocultural Adaptation of the Vietnamese Diaspora

Bagwell, S
UK Vietnamese businesses: cultural influences and intracultural differences
ENVIRON PLANN C 24 (1): 51-69 FEB 2006

Federman, MN, Harrington, DE, Krynski, K
Vietnamese manicurists: Are immigrants displacing natives or finding new nails to polish? IND LABOR RELAT
REV 59 (2): 302-318 JAN 2006

Leung, C, Pe-Pua, R, Karnilowicz, W
Psychological adaptation and autonomy among adolescents in Australia: A comparison of Anglo-Celtic and
three Asian groups INT J INTERCULT REL 30 (1): 99-118 JAN 2006

McBrien, JL
Educational needs and barriers for refugee students in the United States: A review of the literature REV EDUC
RES 75 (3): 329-364 FAL 2005

Nemoto, T, Iwamoto, M, Oh, HJ, et al.
Risk behaviors among Asian women who work at massage parlors in San Francisco: Perspectives from
masseuses and owners/managers AIDS EDUC PREV 17 (5): 444-456 OCT 2005

Morris, M, Schindehutte, M
Entrepreneurial values and the ethnic enterprise: An examination of six subcultures
J SMALL BUS MANAGE 43 (4): 453-479 OCT 2005

Moore, S, Ohtsuka, T
Influence of cultural change on help seeking behaviour of Vietnamese-Australians
AUST J PSYCHOL 57: 234-234 Suppl. S 2005

Nguyen, D
A demographic profile of Vietnamese elders GERONTOLOGIST 45: 224-224 Sp. Iss. 2 OCT 2005

McCall, PC
Perfume dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese diaspora LIBR J 130 (16): 89-89 OCT 1 2005

Kegler, MC, Young, KH, Marshall, LD, et al.
Positive youth development linked with prevention in a Vietnamese American community: Successes,
challenges, and lessons learned J ADOLESCENT HEALTH 37 (3): S69-S79 Suppl. S SEP 2005

Williams, AM, Balaz, V
Winning, then losing, the battle with globalization: Vietnamese petty traders in Slovakia INT J URBAN REGIONAL
29 (3): 533-+ SEP 2005

Nguyen, PN, Sharma, D, Tran, D Smart clients and small business model LECT NOTES ARTIF INT 3681:
730-736 2005

Le, TN, Stockdale, GD
Individualism, collectivism, and delinquency in Asian, American adolescents J CLIN CHILD ADOLESC 34 (4):
681-691 DEC 2005


Issues in Contemporary Vietnam and Recent Vietnamese History

Khanh, TD, Xuan, TD, Chin, DV, et al. Current status of biological control of paddy weeds in Vietnam WEED
BIOL MANAG 6 (1): 1-9 2006

Latham, ME
Redirecting the revolution? The USA and the failure of nation-building in South Vietnam THIRD WORLD Q 27
(1): 27-41 FEB 2006

Schlecker, M
Going back a long way: 'Home place', thrift and temporal orientations in northern Vietnam J ROY ANTHROPOL
INST 11 (3): 509-526 SEP 2005

Dapice, DO
The Vietnamese economy and its transformtion to an open market system.
J ECON LIT 43 (3): 845-847 SEP 2005

Chan, N, Dung, TK, Ghosh, M, et al.
Adjustment costs in labour markets and the distributional effects of trade liberalization: Analytics and
calculations for Vietnam J POLICY MODEL 27 (9): 1009-1024 DEC 2005

Kusama, Kaoru, Le, Duc Son Nguyen Trung, Hanh, Tran Thi Minh, et al.
Reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire among Vietnamese in Ho Chi Min City Journal of
the American College of Nutrition 24 (6): 466-473 DEC 2005

Doan, DH
Moral education or political education in the Vietnamese educational system?
J MORAL EDUC 34 (4): 451-463 DEC 2005

Vietnamese Culture and History

Fisher, CT The illusion of progress: CORDS and the crisis of modernization in South Vietnam, 1965-1968 PAC
HIST REV 75 (1): 25-51 FEB 2006

Adams, BJ, Byrd, JE Resolution of small-scale commingling: A case report from the Vietnam War FORENSIC SCI
INT 156 (1): 63-69 JAN 6 2006

Avieli, N
Vietnamese New Year rice cakes: Iconic festive dishes and contested national identity ETHNOLOGY 44 (2):
167-187 SPR 2005

Diamond, C
The palimpsest of Vietnamese contemporary spoken drama
THEATRE RES INT 30 (3): 207-222 OCT 2005

Tropicality and topicality: Pierre Gourou and the genealogy of French colonial scholarship on rural Vietnam
SINGAPORE J TROP GEO 26 (3): 339-358 NOV 2005

Lance, C
Portuguese pioneers of Vietnamese linguistics prior to 1650. Work of several Portuguese pioneers in the
sphere of Vietnamese linguistics before 1650.
REV HIST ECCLESIAST 100 (3-4): 1025-1028 JUL-DEC 2005

Wilcox, W
Women and mythology in Vietnamese history: Le Ngoc Han, Ho Xuan Huong, and the production of historical
continuity in Vietnam POSITIONS-E ASIA CUL 13 (2): 411-439 FAL 2005

Topmiller, R
Struggling for peace - South Vietnamese Buddhist women and resistance to the Vietnam War
J WOMENS HIST 17 (3): 133-157 FAL 2005

Norton, B
Singing the past: Vietnamese ca tru, memory, and mode
ASIAN MUSIC 36 (2): 27-56 SUM-FAL 2005

Cate, S
Painters in Hanoi: An ethnography of Vietnamese art. J ASIAN STUD 64 (3): 805-807 AUG 2005

RECENTLY COMPLETED DISSERTATIONS IN VIETNAMESE STUDIES

Health and Medicine

Vietnamese women living in Canada: Contextual factors affecting Vietnamese women's breast cancer and
cervical cancer screening practices
by Donnelly, Tam Truong, PhD THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA), 2005, 253 pages

War of the shadow world: Angry ghosts and their victims in Vietnam
by Gustafsson, Mai Lan, PhD SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY, 2005, 265 pages

Does diabetes screening work the same way among Vietnamese and Hispanics?
by Le, Peter, DrPH LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY, 2005, 58 pages

East meets West: Acculturation levels, parenting styles, and mental health outcomes of Vietnamese American
adolescents immigrants
by Nguyen, Peter Viet, PhD
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, 2005, 213 pages

Perceptions of mental disorders among Vietnamese
by Nguyen, Phat Tien, MSW
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2005, 71 pages

Short term, time limited cognitive behavioral therapy of major depression with Vietnamese refugee women: An
analysis of three cases
by Tran, Sophia N., PsyD
ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, SAN DIEGO, 2005, 213 pages

Sociocultural Adaptation of the Vietnamese Diaspora

The career development of Vietnamese Americans: Factors in career self-efficacy and traditionality of career
choice by Bui, Uyen, PhD
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA, 2005, 144 pages

Viet Nam and the diaspora: Gender, nation, and the politics of collaboration
by Duong, Lan Phuong, PhD UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, 2005, 239 pages

A personal narrative of a Vietnamese refugee: Challenges of growing up in the United States (Original writing)
by Huynh, Chi Kim T., MSW
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2005, 59 pages

National origin diversity of foreign-born Asian immigrants voter turnout in 2000
by Kuerban, Aliya, PhD FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, 2005, 123 pages

The effects of culture on the use of advance directives among Vietnamese-American elders
by Dang, Lucy , MSW CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2005, 63 pages

Experiences of ethnic acceptance and prejudice in English language learning: Immigrants' critical reflections by
LaBelle, Jeffrey T., EdD UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, 2005, 98 pages

Race, bigotry, and violence: Understanding the impact of hate crime on Asian Americans
by Lim, Helen Ahn, PhD INDIANA UNIVERSITY, 2005, 223 pages

Criticizing and responding to criticism in a foreign language: A study of Vietnamese learners of English by
Nguyen, Minh Thi Thuy, PhD
THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND (NEW ZEALAND), 2005, 391 pages

Community dynamics and functional stability: A recipe for cultural continuity in the Vietnamese diaspora by
Nguyen, My Lien Thi, PhD
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I, 2005, 168 pages

Career self-efficacy of Vietnamese adolescents: The role of individual, microsystem, exosystem, and
macrosystem variables
by Patel, Sheetal Govardhan, MA
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, 2005, 130 pages

Ethnic and ego identity formation among Protestant Christian Vietnamese American young adults
by Pham, KimMan Thi, PhD
TALBOT SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY, BIOLA UNIVERSITY, 2005, 230 pages

Factors influencing the academic experiences of Vietnamese adolescents: The role of psychosocial variables,
support, and intergenerational conflict
by Salahuddin, Nazish M., MA
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, 2005, 131 pages

Perceptions of low SES, high academic achievement Vietnamese middle grades students of factors that have
contributed to their school achievement
by Scott, Judith A., PhD
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS, 2005, 195 pages

The life satisfaction of elderly Vietnamese immigrants in the United States
by Tran, Gai, MSW
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH, 2005, 60 pages

Issues in Contemporary Vietnam and Recent Vietnamese History

Three essays on poverty mapping and targeting (Vietnam, Cambodia)
by Fujii, Tomoki, PhD UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, 2005, 112 pages

Yellow rain revisited: Lessons learned for the investigation of chemical and biological weapons allegations
(Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Afghanistan, Russia)
by Katz, Rebecca Lynn, PhD PRINCETON UNIVERSITY, 2005, 350 pages

Vietnamese renovated theater (Cai Luong) as a medium to address women's issues in modern Vietnam by Le,
Hung Phuoc, DA
ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY (NEW YORK), 2005, 90 pages

Perceptions of Vietnamese tourism businesses toward the adoption of sustainable tourism practices by Le, Yen
Hai, PhD
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, 2005, 205 pages

Writing as response and as translation: 'Jiandeng xinhua' and the evolution of the chuanqi genre in East Asia,
particularly in Vietnam (Qu You, China) by Nguyen, Nam, PhD
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2005, 607 pages

'Social evils' and the question of youth in post-war Saigon (Vietnam)
by Robert, Christophe, PhD
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 2005, 256 pages

Monetary and exchange rate policies in transitional economies: The case of Vietnam
by Tran, Ky Viet, PhD
THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, 2005, 247 pages

Vietnamese Culture and History

Thich Nhat Hanh on Buddhist-Christian dialogue
by Balani, Laju M., PhD
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, 2005, 219 pages

Register in Eastern Cham: Phonological, phonetic and sociolinguistic approaches (Vietnam)
by Brunelle, Marc, PhD
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 2005, 355 pages

Witnessing the past: History, tourism, and memory in Vietnam, 1930--2002
by Laderman, Scott, PhD
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, 2005, 402 pages

The arts of disclosure: Peasant-bureaucrats, historiography, and state socialism in Viet Nam
by MacLean, Kenneth A. S., PhD
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, 2005, 450 pages

Pronoms personnels du Francais et du Vietnamien: Etude contrastive et analyse des erreurs en FLE (French
text)
by Nguyen, Van Nhan, PhD
UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL (CANADA), 2005, 454 pages

The French, the Vietnamese and decolonization (1936--1946) (French and Vietnamese text)
by Tran, Ngoc Thi Bich, PhD
BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, 2005, 334 pages