Family Tightrope

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  • Paperback
  • 200 pages
  • Family Tightrope
  • Nazli Kibria
  • English
  • 03 June 2018
  • 0691021155

About the Author: Nazli Kibria

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Family Tightrope In recent years the popular media have described Vietnamese Americans as representatives of the quintessentially American immigrant success story, attributing their accomplishments to the values they learn in the traditional, stable, hierarchical confines of their families Questioning the accuracy of such family portrayals, Nazli Kibria draws on in depth interviews and participant observation with Vietnamese immigrants in Philadelphia to show how they construct their family lives in response to the social and economic challenges posed by migration and resettlement To a surprising extent, the traditional family unit rarely exists, and its hierarchical organization has been greatly altered by conditions of greater relative equality in the resources that women, men, and children bring to their family life Kibria offers a highly nuanced depiction of the gender and generational conflicts and divisions produced by these changes, and explores how this tension shapes both relations within families and strategies for dealing with life outside families The author reveals that conflict, consensus building, and accommodation all play a role in guiding immigrant families through transition, and that households with the greatest internal variety seem to be successful in taking advantage of economic opportunities in the United States. New Read Family Tightrope [ Author ] Nazli Kibria [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – johndore.co.uk

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