Southeast Asian refugees and immigrants in the mill city :changing families, communities, institutions-- thirty years afterward /edited by Tuyet-Lan Pho, Jeffrey N. Gerson, and Sylvia R. Cowan.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249114

Description

xiii, 227 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cambodian Americans History.
Cambodian Americans Social conditions.
Cambodian Americans Cultural assimilation
History.
Emigration and immigration.
Social conditions.

Originator

Pho, Tuyet-Lan.
Gerson, Jeffrey N., 1956-
Cowan, Sylvia R.

Contents

Lowell, politics, and the resettlement of Southeast Asian refugees and immigrants, 1975-2000 / Hai B. Pho -- Public policy and local economies : the phenomenon of secondary migration / Jean Larson Pyle -- Reflections on the concept of social capital / David Turcotte and Linda Silka -- Family education and academic performance among Southeast Asian students / Tuyet-Lan Pho -- Does the system work for Cambodian American students? The educational experiences and demographics of Cambodians in Lowell, Massachusetts / Khin Mai Aung and Nancy Yu -- Along the path to Nibbana : civic engagement, community partnerships, and Lowell's Southeast Asian Buddhist temples / Susan Thomson -- Lao refugees in Lowell : reinterpreting the past, finding meaning in the present / Sylvia R. Cowan -- The battle for control of the Trairatanaram Cambodian temple / Jeffrey N. Gerson -- Exploring the psychosocial adjustment of Khmer refugees in Massachusetts from an insider's perspective / Leakhena Nou -- Transforming experiences : when host communities become home communities / Linda Silka -- Conclusion and recommendations for future research / Sylvia R. Cowan, Jeffrey N. Gerson, and Tuyet-Lan Pho.

Publication

Burlington, Vt. : University of Vermont Press ;
Hanover : Published by University Press of New England

Description

xiii, 227 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Complimentary copy, February 14, 2008.

ISBN

9781584656623 (cloth : alk. paper)
158465662X (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks E184.K47 S68 2007

Places

Massachusetts Lowell
Massachusetts Lowell.
Lowell (Mass.)
Cambodia