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    Emergent Issues in Ethnic Youth Studies: A Historical and Ethnographic Study of the Vietnamese- Irish Experience


    Maguire, Mark (2007) Emergent Issues in Ethnic Youth Studies: A Historical and Ethnographic Study of the Vietnamese- Irish Experience. Youth Studies Ireland, 2. pp. 19-34.

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    Abstract

    This article traces the history of the Vietnamese-Irish minority ethnic community from their initial resettlement to the present day. Attention is paid to the structural dimensions of resettlement and the pattern of integration that emerged. The central focus is the second and third-generation Vietnamese-Irish. Through an analysis of schooling, family, identity and work/home life I suggest what life is like for minority young people in this context.However, the article aims beyond the specifics of the case study.The broader question is: what can we learn about ethnic minority youth issues in Ireland today through a close, longitudinal and ethnographic exploration of the Vietnamese-Irish example?

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Vietnamese-Irish; refugees; minority; ethnicity; youth;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Anthropology
    Item ID: 8354
    Depositing User: Mark Maguire
    Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 15:35
    Journal or Publication Title: Youth Studies Ireland
    Publisher: Irish Youth Work Press
    Refereed: Yes
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