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dc.contributor Lee, Serge C. en
dc.contributor.advisor Barajas, Manuel, 1968- en
dc.contributor.author Xiong, Max en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-01T13:55:13Z en
dc.date.available 2014-07-01T13:55:13Z en
dc.date.issued 2014-07-01 en
dc.date.submitted 2014-05-08 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/122164 en
dc.description Thesis (M.A., Sociology)--California State University, Sacramento, 2014. en
dc.description.abstract It has been over 40 years since the Hmong have left their homeland to settle in the United States, as a result of the Vietnam War. This study compares the social mobility of the 1.5- and 2.0-generations of Hmong after their arrival to the United States. Within the Asian American population, the Hmong community has the lowest educational achievement, socioeconomic status (SES), and social and occupational mobility. This study explores social-economic status, education, social and cultural influences, as well as other factors, which are likely to affect the social mobility of the Hmong. Furthermore, this research indicates that with higher educational attainment and social and capital resources, the trajectory of Hmong’s upward mobility in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Valleys will likely be positive. en
dc.description.sponsorship Sociology en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject Hmong en
dc.subject San Joaquin Valley en
dc.subject Sacramento Valley en
dc.subject Social mobility en
dc.subject 1.5 generation en
dc.subject 2.0 generation en
dc.title Social mobility of 1.5 and 2.0 Hmong generations in the Sacramento - San Joaquin Valley en
dc.type Thesis en


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