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Author Small, Ivan Victor, 1972- author.

Title Currencies of imagination : channeling money and chasing mobility in Vietnam / Ivan V. Small.

Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  973.0495922 SMAL    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 25-01-2019.
Physical description xiv, 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index.
Contents Introduction: money, gifts, and flows -- The "dangerous" gift -- Sài Gòn, overlaid by Ĥò Chí Minh : capitalist desires and deferrals -- Coastal flows and hypothetical horizons -- The beautiful, tired country -- Crossing the bridge... home? -- Conclusion : not yet enough : mobility and its malcontents.
Summary "This book examines the sociocultural dynamics of migration and remittance flows between Vietnam and the United States since 1975"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Vietnamese -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Vietnamese -- United States -- Social conditions.
Emigrant remittances -- Vietnam.
Immigrants -- Family relationships -- Vietnam.
Immigrants -- Family relationships -- United States.
Money -- Social aspects -- Vietnam.
Money -- Social aspects -- United States.
Families -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam.
Families -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- United States.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- Vietnam.
Vietnam -- Economic conditions -- 1975-
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