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Growing Up American

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Growing Up American: How Vietnamese Children Adapt to Life in the United States, by Min Zhou and Carl L. Bankston III is one of the most influential books on the Vietnamese American experience. [1]

11 relations: Asian Americans, Carl L. Bankston, Cultural assimilation, Immigration to the United States, List of U.S. cities with large Vietnamese-American populations, Min Zhou, Model minority, Overseas Vietnamese, Social capital, Vietnamese Americans, Vietnamese boat people.

Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Carl L. Bankston

Carl L. Bankston III (born August 8, 1952 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American sociologist and author.

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Cultural assimilation

Cultural assimilation is the process in which a minority group or culture comes to resemble those of a dominant group.

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Immigration to the United States

Immigration to the United States is the international movement of individuals who are not natives or do not possess citizenship in order to settle, reside, study, or work in the country.

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List of U.S. cities with large Vietnamese-American populations

The following is a list of U.S. cities with large Vietnamese American populations.

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Min Zhou

Min Zhou (born July 14, 1956 in Zhongshan), is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is the founding chair of the University's Department of Asian American Studies.

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Model minority

A model minority is a demographic group (whether based on ethnicity, race or religion) whose members are perceived to achieve a higher degree of socioeconomic success than the population average.

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Overseas Vietnamese

Overseas Vietnamese (Người Việt hải ngoại, which literally means "Overseas Vietnamese", or Việt Kiều, a Sino-Vietnamese word (越僑) literally translating to "Vietnamese sojourner") refers to Vietnamese people living outside Vietnam in a diaspora, by far the largest community of which live in the United States.

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Social capital

Social capital is a form of economic and cultural capital in which social networks are central; transactions are marked by reciprocity, trust, and cooperation; and market agents produce goods and services not mainly for themselves, but for a common good.

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Vietnamese Americans

Vietnamese Americans (Người Mỹ gốc Việt) are Americans of Vietnamese descent.

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Vietnamese boat people

Vietnamese boat people (Thuyền nhân Việt Nam), also known simply as boat people, were refugees who fled Vietnam by boat and ship following the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Growing_Up_American

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