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final version Insufficient Funds: The Culture of Money in Low-Wage Transnational Families (Stanford University Press, 2014)To order, Click HERE
For Better or for Worse: Vietnamese International Marriages in the New Global Economy (Rutgers University Press, 2008)To order Click HERE

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

“The Dual Roles of Transnational Daughters and Transnational Wives: Monetary Intentions, Expectations and Dilemmas”Global Networks Volume 12 No 2
Remittances among Low-Wage Vietnamese Men Review of Social Sciences Volume 7This is the national sociological journal in Vietnam, published by the Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences.
“Money and Masculinity among Vietnamese Low Wage Immigrants in Transnational Families”International Journal of Sociology of the Family Volume 32 No 2

Peer-reviewed Book Chapters

“Low-wage Vietnamese Immigrants, Social Class and Masculinity in the Homeland”Men and Masculinities in Southeast Asia Edited by Michele Ford and Lenore Lyons
“Return Visits as Global Magnified Moments for Transmigrants”At the Heart of Work and Family: Engaging the Ideas of Arlie Russell Hochschild Edited by Anita Garey and Karen Hansen
“Fieldwork in a Transnational Era”Sociologists Backstage Edited by Niki Jones and Sarah Fenstermaker
“The Legacy of Doi Moi, the Legacy of Immigration: Overseas Vietnamese Grooms Come Home to Vietnam”Reconfiguring Families in Contemporary Vietnam Edited by Magali Barbieri and Daniele Belanger
“My Mother Fell in Love with My-Xuan First: Arranging Traditional Marriages across the Diaspora”Asian Diasporas Edited by Rhacel Parennas and Lok Siu
“For Better or Worse: Gender Allures in the Vietnamese Marriage Market”Feminist Frontiers Seventh Edition Edited by Verta Taylor, Leila J. Rupp, Nancy Whittier
“Clashing Dreams: Highly-Educated Overseas Brides and U.S. Husbands in Low-Wage Work”Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy Edited by Arlie Russell Hochschild and Barbara Ehrenreich
The Price of HappinessAsiaLIFE Ho Chi Minh City: The Guide to Life in the City
The Sociologist of SaigonAsiaLIFE Ho Chi Minh City: The Guide to Life in the City

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