VIETNAMESE STUDIES INTERNET RESOURCE CENTER E-MAIL NEWSLETTER,
WINTER 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

Fekjær, S., & Leirvik, M. (2011). Silent Gratitude: Education among Second-Generation Vietnamese in Norway.
Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, 37(1), 117-134.

McBrien, J. (2011). The importance of context: Vietnamese, Somali, and Iranian refugee mothers discuss their
resettled lives and involvement in their children's schools. Compare: A Journal of Comparative & International
Education, 41(1), 75-90.

Peché, L. (2010). For Better or for Worse: Vietnamese International Marriages in the New Global Economy. Journal
of American Ethnic History, 30(1), 116-117.

CHU, N., & LEASURE, A. (2010). AGING IN AMERICA: QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG OLDER VIETNAMESE WOMEN
IMMIGRANTS. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 17(3), 105-109.

PARK, Y., MILLER, J., & VAN, B. (2010). "Everything has Changed": Narratives of the Vietnamese American
community in Post-Katrina Mississippi. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 37(3), 79-105.

Levin, J. L., Gilmore, K., Carruth, A., Nonnenmann, M. W., Evert, W., & King, D. (2010). An Interview With
Vietnamese Fishermen of Louisiana in the Wake of the Oil Spill. Journal of Agromedicine, 15(4), 337-342.

Luu, T. D., & Cheung, M. (2010). GLBT Vietnamese-Americans: Building a Conceptual Framework to Examine
Minority Help-Seeking Behavior. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 6(4), 365-380.

Transnational politics and its effects on the transnational cultural lives of Vietnamese Americans.
Phan, Hao N.. PhD Dissertation, Northern Illinois University, 2010.

Sexual identity and depression among Vietnamese-American gay and bisexual men.  
Tran, Janine. PhD Dissertation, California State University, Long Beach, 2010.

An exploration of the relationship between Vietnamese students' knowledge of L1 grammar and their English
grammar proficiency.  Tran, Tammie M.. PhD Dissertation, Alliant International University, San Diego, 2010.

Brook, S., & Nunn, C. (2010). Vietnamese Return Narratives in Australian Public Culture. Amerasia Journal, 36(2),
17-32.

Levin, J. L., Gilmore, K., Shepherd, S., Wickman, A., Carruth, A., Nalbone, J., & ... Nonnenmann, M. W. (2010).
Factors Influencing Safety Among a Group of Commercial Fishermen Along the Texas Gulf Coast. Journal of
Agromedicine, 15(4), 363-374.

Carruth, A. K., Levin, J. L., Gilmore, K., Bui, T., Gallardo, G., Evert, W., & Sealey, L. (2010). Cultural Influences on
Safety and Health Education Among Vietnamese Fishermen. Journal of Agromedicine, 15(4), 375-385.

Rawson, H. A., & Liamputtong, P. (2010). Culture and sex education: the acquisition of sexual knowledge for a
group of Vietnamese Australian young women. Ethnicity & Health, 15(4), 343-364.

Health and Medical Issues among the Vietnamese Diaspora

Kallman, J. B., Tran, S. S., Arsalla, A. A., Haddad, D. D., Stepanova, M. M., Fang, Y. Y., & ... Younossi, Z. M.
(2011). Vietnamese community screening for hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus. Journal of Viral Hepatitis, 18(1),
70-76.

Ton, T., Steinman, L., Yip, M., Ly, K., Sin, M., Fitzpatrick, A., & Tu, S. (2011). Knowledge of Cardiovascular Health
Among Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese Immigrants to the US. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, 13(1),
127-139.

Gor, B., Chilton, J., Camingue, P., & Hajek, R. (2011). Young Asian Americans' Knowledge and Perceptions of
Cervical Cancer and the Human Papillomavirus. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health, 13(1), 81-86.

Kim, G., Chiriboga, D. A., Jang, Y., Lee, S., Huang, C., & Parmelee, P. (2010). Health Status of Older Asian
Americans in California. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 58(10), 2003-2008.

A psychoeducational support group for Vietnamese American family caregivers of stroke survivors.
Nguyen, Christine. PhD Dissertation, California State University, Long Beach, 2010.

The psychological impact of the boat experience on Vietnamese refugees.   Licuanan, Brian F.. PhD Dissertation,
The University of Oklahoma, 2010.

Taylor, V. M., Jackson, J., Yasui, Y., Nguyen, T. T., Woodall, E., Acorda, E., & ... Ramsey, S. (2010). Evaluation of a
Cervical Cancer Control Intervention Using Lay Health Workers for Vietnamese American Women. American Journal
of Public Health, 100(10), 1924-1929.

Nguyen, G. T., Ashfaq, H., & Pham, T. H. (2010). Health Information in Vietnamese-American Print Media: Results of
a Content Analysis. American Journal of Health Promotion, 25(2), 122-125.

LEUNG, P., CHEUNG, M., & CHEUNG, A. (2010). Vietnamese Americans and Depression: A Health and Mental
Health Concern. Social Work in Mental Health, 8(6), 526-542.

Nguyen, G. T., Shungu, N. P., Niederdeppe, J., Barg, F. K., Holmes, J. H., Armstrong, K., & Hornik, R. C. (2010).
Cancer-Related Information Seeking and Scanning Behavior of Older Vietnamese Immigrants. Journal of Health
Communication, 15(7), 754-768.

Shah, A., Guo, L., Magee, M., Cheung, W., Simon, M., LaBreche, A., & Hong, L. (2010). Comparing Selected
Measures of Health Outcomes and Health-Seeking Behaviors in Chinese, Cambodian, and Vietnamese
Communities of Chicago: Results from Local Health Surveys. Journal of Urban Health, 87(5), 813-826.

Spencer, M. S., Chen, J., Gee, G. C., Fabian, C. G., & Takeuchi, D. T. (2010). Discrimination and Mental
Health-Related Service Use in a National Study of Asian Americans. American Journal of Public Health, 100(12),
2410-2417.

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:

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