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.
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