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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12249–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.2.49
Published: 01 May 2017
... experienced racialization in their host countries, which are in turn inflected by their local church hierarchies. These experiences have motivated them to establish ties with each other. Their US-Cambodia relationships are mediated through the Vietnamese-looking Our Lady of Lavang and Our Lady of the Mekong...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14293–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.93
Published: 01 May 2019
..., our generation volun- tarily entered the Party due to our patriotism, and because we were zealous for national liberation. I remained for the duration of both wars in the battlefields of the South. But for many years I ve seen the party drift further and further from its original ideals, evolving into...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14197–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.1.97
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Competition for resources between Vietnamese and Khmer in the wider Mekong region frequently led to violent conflict. In the nineteenth century, the strength of REV IEWS 105 the Nguy n state allowed for further expansion into Cambodia, which also endured Siamese attacks. In Siamese troops crossed through Cam...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 122108–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.2.108
Published: 01 May 2017
... two were quickly led away. In conversations in Cali- fornia, the Caodai historian V n Lý speculated to me: I think the French were behind all this monkey business. They wanted to be able to dismiss Caodaism as some form of shamanism or popular superstition. They did not want to take our movement...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 1221–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.2.1
Published: 01 May 2017
... Wuthnow, After the Baby Boomers: How Twenty- and Thirty-Somethings Are Shaping the Future of American Religion (Princeton: Princeton University Press, cited in Chen and Jeung, Sustaining Faith Traditions, Chen and Jeung, Sustaining Faith Traditions, Thomas A. Tweed, Our Lady of the Exile: Diasporic...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 1111–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.1.1
Published: 01 May 2016
... Xã, widely known in political circles as a thinly veiled attempt to revive the former governing C n Lao Party. Tr ng Công C u eulogizes the man they have all gathered to remember: He was the incarnation of the noblest ideals of our race and mankind. Animated by a glorious ideal from childhood, he...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2015; 1021–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2015.10.2.1
Published: 01 May 2015
... corners. Everyone needs to be sincere and respectful during c u o, so that our wishes reach the spirits and to demonstrate that I care for my people The standard length for c u o was three days, but much longer rituals were sometimes performed. Periods of climatic distress often pushed the court to...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2014; 9136–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2014.9.1.36
Published: 01 May 2014
... The Regents of the University of California 2014 mass consumer culture peasants Mekong Delta commodities politics of dress “black pajamas” R E S E A R C H E S S A Y S D A V I D H U N T Modern and Strange Things : Peasants and Mass Consumer Goods in the Mekong Delta In the middle years...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2013; 8281–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2013.8.2.81
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Our analysis reveals that online media content speaks to four important shifts discussed in Vietnamese studies: (1) shifts in notions of gender, sexuality, and marriage; (2) emerging discourses around class-making; (3) emerging discourse on human trafficking; and (4) shifting roles of the media...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 74122–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.4.122
Published: 01 October 2012
... land [công i n] and unclaimed land to landless and land-poor households. Land redistribution gradually occurred, however, as families with more land lent some to their relatives and neighbors.4 A lady who previously came from a middle-peasant family in a nearby village recalled: After liberation we...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2010; 531–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2010.5.3.1
Published: 01 October 2010
...-skinned Tamils to exact charges from the working peoples of the Mekong Delta also created resentments, aggra- vated by a Vietnamese sense that a proper racial hierarchy was being upturned. The full picture, moreover, cannot be described as one made entirely of conflict. A lively religious syncretism...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2009; 43173–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2009.4.3.173
Published: 01 October 2009
... and the Nation], Công Giáo Sau Quá Trình 50 Nam [Catholicism through a Process of Fifty Years] (HCMC: Công Giáo và Dân Tbc, 1995). JVS_0403_06.indd 190 10/1/09 12:32:15 PM B a´ c d i c u 191 The popular redemptorist magazine Ac M! H1ng CAu GiAp [Our Lady of Perpetual Succor] was relocated from Hà...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2009; 4269–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2009.4.2.69
Published: 01 June 2009
... informants, and reading publications by Vietnamese monastics and researchers. Since the Mendi- cant Sect had not before been studied by a foreign researcher, and given the paucity of studies on Vietnamese Buddhist practice, particularly lay practice, our purposes were three: to introduce the sect s history...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2009; 42154–195 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2009.4.2.154
Published: 01 June 2009
... travelled along the Mekong River, working for Chinese businessmen, and tried to find a job in Sài Gòn once they arrived. During the colonial period, Bawean people were attracted by stories about life in Indochina, where the French colonial administration reportedly wel- comed nonlocals. As a result, some...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2009; 4149–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2009.4.1.49
Published: 01 February 2009
... key features of the pairing of mythic mothers with mythic fathers, in this article we examine the metaphorical extension of mother/father images beyond the family context by considering the role of such imagery in the reproduction of key emblems of religious and national identity. Our point of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2008; 33261–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2008.3.3.261
Published: 01 October 2008
...- gration and globalization, such localized rituals are increasingly part of and compared with mediated public events, thus detaching the efficacy of ritual from place, bodily participation, and presence.23 In other words, in our mediated realities, processes of identity formation and the construction of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2008; 3266–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2008.3.2.66
Published: 01 June 2008
...- ing of the Mekong on the ferry from her mother s home to her boarding school. Often interpreted as a ritual that marks the narrator s racial, gen- dered, and sexual transgressions, the ferry represents the in between or no- place of a type of subversive indeterminacy. The privilege of such mobility...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2007; 223–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2007.2.2.3
Published: 01 August 2007
... from being left entirely bereft by the failures of official development schemes, rural people in Vietnam have access to an alternative set of resources and strategies to improve their lives. Using examples from the Mekong Delta, the article demonstrates that these resources and strategies help rural...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2006; 11-2371–409 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2006.1.1-2.371
Published: 01 February 2006
.... Fieldwork in Vietnam, however, remains heavily circumscribed. Our understanding of the interplay of global forces and of the state and local dynamics in shaping social and ideological structure, practice, and historical events will be further enhanced by more collaboration among anthropologists working on...