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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]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    305.8959 THA    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    305.8959 THA    Out of Collection
Description xiii, 285 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume 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.
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.
ISBN 9780804777315 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804777314 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804777322 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804777322 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 40023551638

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