ERIC Number: EJ590677
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
"Splitting Things in Half Is So White!": Conceptions of Family Life and Friendship and the Formation of Ethnic Identity among Second Generation Vietnamese Americans.
Thai, Hung C.
Amerasia Journal, v25 n1 p53-88 1999
Examines the ways Vietnamese Americans form ethnic identity through cultural ideology in interviews with 18 young-adult second-generation Vietnamese Americans. Findings reveal the fluid and complex interplay of culture and identity. These students used cultural ideology to form and recapture ethnic identity. Contains 71 endnotes. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue titled "Second Generation Asian Americans' Ethnic Identity."