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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 7410–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.4.10
Published: 01 October 2012
...Hai Anh La; Suiwah Leung By analyzing data from the three Vietnam Household Living Standards Surveys between 2002 and 2006, the authors found that a very large proportion of Vietnamese households received remittances during those years and that these remittances constituted a significant share of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 73157–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.3.157
Published: 01 August 2012
...Ivan V. Small In Vietnam, international remittances from the diaspora are a significant input into the national economy. Yet beyond capital transfer, remittance economies are also key social nodes offering insight into the extension of imaginations, expectations, and desires that accompany them...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143143–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.143
Published: 01 August 2019
...? Thus, certain uncomfortable realities have been neglected: people cheating the welfare system to send remittances home; or people purchasing items like small appliances or motorbikes to send to family members in Vietnam so they could sell the items for cash, thus violating the terms of the US trade...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 134115–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.4.115
Published: 01 November 2018
... diasporic Hmong desire for homelands and traditions which in turn propels their remittance impulses not only of cash but also of faith and modernity. This notion of dialectical interaction and reciprocal impact is also advanced for the relation between religion and media; she shows, through her well-versed...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13227–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.2.27
Published: 01 May 2018
... provide a critical study on remittances and the significance of debts incurred when financing trans- national labor migration and how these debts affect migrant workers and their families. 28 T R N AND C R I N I S The Malaysian labor market is attractive to low-income Vietnamese migrants due to the lower...
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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
.... Splendid new costumes and elaborate pyramids of fruit, baked goods, and even alcohol now display a resurgent consumerism under the guise of reviving tradition These two indigenous religions Caodaism and o M u still share many characteristics: Both are part of remittance networks to rebuild tem- ples in...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 121126–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.126
Published: 01 February 2017
... Vietnamese in East Germany engaged in informal economies, thereby receiving additional income. Remittances go beyond money and include social remittances, to be understood as practices, ideas, and skills that shaped their encounters with their respective host society Practicing certain skills, such as sewing...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12173–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.73
Published: 01 February 2017
.... I address social relationships by examining attitudes and behaviors toward others of the same ethnicity. Firstly, I consider how Vietnamese depict themselves and coethnics. Ivan Small s study of remittances is an important reference for this, as he examines how Vietnamese in Vietnam envision...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12110–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.10
Published: 01 February 2017
... rule on what was called a transfer. A transfer was a system of compulsory remittances carried out in the form of direct paycheck deductions. It was instituted at the request of the Vietnamese government, and described in the treaty as the sum that the workers donate for the development of the SRV s...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 112131–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.2.131
Published: 01 August 2016
... present themselves as poor women from rural areas and organize fake or real family tours to the provinces. In these bars, hostesses engage in philanthropy-oriented intimacy, constructed around developing intimate relations with clients that attract overseas capital framed as benevolent remittances Hoang...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 11296–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.2.96
Published: 01 August 2016
... as a niche group in their ancestral homeland also has implications for development studies beyond the well-known issues of kinship ties and remittance relationships. Many Overseas Vietnamese speak of their migration to Vietnam in terms of a conscious desire to make an economic or social contribution...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 11243–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.2.43
Published: 01 August 2016
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2014; 92100–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2014.9.2.100
Published: 01 August 2014
... dead. Debt, we learn, takes two forms: those that can be repaid (n ) and those that remain eternally unredeemable ( n). For example, remittances sent in the form of dollars to kin and close friends in Vietnam entail a proliferation of debts that are not always repaid. Truitt argues that this unilateral...
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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
... marriage, trafficking, and even murder. In contrast to these isolated cases, however, research suggests that Vietnamese marriage migrants abroad are generally successful migrants who have children, establish net- works, and work to send remittances a reality rarely reflected in media coverage in Vietnam In...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 741–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.4.1
Published: 01 October 2012
... significant effect of return migration on the Vietnamese homeland and the flow of economic and social remittances from the refugee and labor diasporas. This special issue of the Journal of Vietnamese Studies seeks to detail a sec- tion of this broadly sketched canvas by presenting five papers with a tight...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 7492–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.4.92
Published: 01 October 2012
... migrant livelihoods.12 Other studies examine the role of remittances on households and communities at origin, the role of formal and informal social protection measures for migrant well-being, and the risks associated with trafficking and illegality.13 Despite the fact that these conceptual ideas of risk...
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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
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 7463–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.4.63
Published: 01 October 2012
... having affairs) that potentially jeopardize not only their remittances but also the health and continuity of their families.9 Nevertheless, new flows of migration present challenges to conventional gendered family roles and expectations, and these have to be addressed within the context of wider changes...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 73122–156 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.3.122
Published: 01 August 2012
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 7380–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.3.80
Published: 01 August 2012
... unwanted asylum seekers, but as citizens of countries with presumably higher living standards than many local Malaysians and Indonesians. In addition, the returnees membership in a thriving diaspora with considerable economic capital measurable through the steady flow of remittances to their homeland in...