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Author Thai, Hung Cam, 1976- author.

Title Insufficient funds : the culture of money in low-wage transnational families / Hung Cam Thai.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
2014

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Six tales of migrant money -- The making of a transnational expenditure cascade -- Money as a currency of care -- The migrant provider role -- The American dream in Vietnam -- Compensatory consumption -- Emulative consumption -- The cyclical entrenchment of monetary habits -- The high price of esteem consumption -- Tall promises -- Conclusion : special money in low-wage transnational families.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Vietnamese -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Vietnamese -- United States -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- Family relationships -- United States.
Immigrants -- Family relationships -- Vietnam.
Money -- Social aspects -- United States.
Money -- Social aspects -- Vietnam.
Families -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Families -- Economic aspects -- Vietnam.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- United States.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- Vietnam.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Thai, Hung Cam. Insufficient funds : the culture of money in low-wage transnational families. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014] 9780804777322 (DLC)10844267
ISBN 9780804777315 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804777322 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780804790567 (e-book)

 
    
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