Coupon
Family Tightrope : The Changing Lives of Vietnamese Americans
by Nazli Kibria


Overview -

In recent years the popular media have described Vietnamese Americans as the quintessential American immigrant success story, attributing their accomplishments to the values they learn in the traditional, stable, hierarchical confines of their family.  Read more...


 
eBook

Retail Price: $46.00
$33.27

(Save 28%)

Download

Language: English

 
 
Paperback - Revised Ed.
  • $46.00
  • 20% off for Members: Get the Club Price
    $ 36.80

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock Online.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
Not a member? Join Today!

 
 
 
 

More About Family Tightrope by Nazli Kibria
 
 
 
Overview

In recent years the popular media have described Vietnamese Americans as the quintessential American immigrant success story, attributing their accomplishments to the values they learn in the traditional, stable, hierarchical confines of their family. Questioning the accuracy of such family portrayals, Nazli Kibria draws on in-depth interviews and participant observation with Vietnamese immigrants in Philadelphia to show how they construct their family lives in response to the social and economic challenges posed by migration and resettlement. To a surprising extent, the "traditional" family unit rarely exists, and its hierarchical organization has been greatly altered.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 
Details
  • ISBN: 9781400820993
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Date: Dec 2012
 
Customer Reviews