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Le broadens the assumption of assimilation to incorporate socioeconomic and institutional examples of integration by means of studying results similar to source of revenue, occupational status, small company possession, residential segregation, and intermarriage for 5 Asian American teams, with an emphasis on Vietnamese. the consequences exhibit that the majority Vietnamese americans event little drawback or inequality in comparison to different Asian american citizens (and repeatedly with Whites) in terms of reaching structural integration. Le hypothesizes that Vietnamese were capable of triumph over demanding situations in a comparatively brief period of time by utilizing collective assets and conserving ethnic unity to weave jointly a development of accomplishment and mobility mixed with culture and team spirit.

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Military and Ngo was ultimately assassinated in 1963. S. militaries (Griffiths 2001; Kaiser 2000; Langguth 2000). S. to fear that if Viet Nam were to become communist, it would produce a “domino effect” in which other countries in the area would also fall to communism. S. feared that this scenario would seriously threaten its political, military, and economic interests on an international scale. S. leaders felt stronger and more direct actions were needed to fight this threat. S. Vietnamese Americans: History & Context 33 destroyer Maddox was attacked by the North Vietnamese on August 2, 1964.

Militaries (Griffiths 2001; Kaiser 2000; Langguth 2000). S. to fear that if Viet Nam were to become communist, it would produce a “domino effect” in which other countries in the area would also fall to communism. S. feared that this scenario would seriously threaten its political, military, and economic interests on an international scale. S. leaders felt stronger and more direct actions were needed to fight this threat. S. Vietnamese Americans: History & Context 33 destroyer Maddox was attacked by the North Vietnamese on August 2, 1964.

As a result of this series of events, starting in the early 1970s, immigration from Asia began to increase significantly. S. 4%) are from Asia. Subsequent sociological research and a visit to any large central city have shown and will show such Asian immigrants have revitalized many urban centers, transforming them from a declining and neglected façade of empty storefronts to vibrant ethnic communities, complete with a vast array of shops, restaurants, immigrant services, and steady flows of tourist traffic (Alba and Logan 1993; Logan, Alba and Zhang 2002).

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