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Collet, Christian. “Bloc Voting, Polarization, and the Panethnic Hypothesis: The Case of Little Saigon.” Journal of Politics 67:3 (2005). 907-933.
Collet, Christian and Hiroko Furuya. “Contested Nation: Vietnam and the Emergence of Saigon Nationalism in the United States,” in Christian Collet and Pei-te Lien, eds., The Transnational Politics of Asian Americans (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009), 56-73.
- Collet, Christian and Hiroko Furuya. “Enclave, Place, or Nation? Defining Little Saigon in the Midst of Incorporation, Transnationalism, and Long Distance Activism.” Amerasia Journal 36:3 (2010).
- Duong, Lan and Isabelle Thuy Pelaud. “Vietnamese American Art and Community Politics: An Engaged Feminist Perspective.” Journal of Asian American Studies 15:3 (Oct 2012): 241-269.
- Le, Danvy. “Under Pressure? Effects of Social Pressure on Political Participation in a Vietnamese Community in California.” Ph.D. diss., University of California Irvine, 2013.
- Le, Long. “Exploring the Function of the Anti-communist Ideology in the Vietnamese American Diasporic Community.” Journal of Southeast Asian American Education & Advancement, 6 (2011): 1-25.
- Ông, Như-Ngọc T. and David S. Meyer. “Protest and Political Incorporation: Vietnamese American Protests in Orange County, California, 1975–2001.” Journal of Vietnamese Studies 3:1 (2008).
- Phan, Hao. “The Disjunctive Politics of Vietnamese Immigrants in America from the Transnational Perspective.” Central and Eastern European Migration Review 4:1 (June 2015).
- Bryer, Chloe Anne. “Religious Liberty in Law and Practice: Vietnamese Home Temples and the First Amendment.” Journal of Church & State 35:2 (Spring 1993): 367-401. An arresting case study that focuses on Little Saigon in Orange County but carries implications elsewhere. The intersection of religious practice and law – including zoning permits in this case – is very much understudied in Vietnamese Americans scholarship. But it should figure in any book-length religious and/or urban history of Vietnamese in the U.S.
- Cuong Tu Nguyen and A. W. Barber, “Vietnamese Buddhism in North America: Tradition and Acculturation.” In The Faces of Buddhism in America, ed., hort introduction to the subject highlights several different kinds of challenge to Buddhist institutions in the continent.
- Do, Hien Duc. “Reproducing Viet Nam in America: San Jose’s Perfect Harmony Temple.” In Stephen Prothero, ed., A Nation of Religions: Pluralism in the American Public Square. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
- Padgett, Douglas M. “Religion, Memory, and Imagination in Vietnamese California.” Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 2007.
- Quang Minh Thich. “Vietnamese Buddhism in America.” Ph.D. diss., Florida State University, 2007.
- Truitt, Allison. “Not a Day but a Vu Lan Season: Celebrating Filial Piety in the Vietnamese Diaspora.” Journal of Asian American Studies 18:3 (Oct 2015): 289-311.
- Hoskins, Janet Alison. The Divine Eye and the Diaspora: Vietnamese Syncretism Becomes Transpacific Caodaism. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i, 2015. The most comprehensive work, and most historical, on the religion in English.
- Ninh, Thien-Huong T. “The Caodai Mother Goddess in a Globalizing World: Mediation Between Religious Universalism and Homeland Orientation among Vietnamese Caodaists in the U.S.” Asian Anthropology 12:1 (2013), pp. 51-65.
- Bankston, Carl L., “Vietnamese-American Catholicism: Transplanted and Flourishing.” U.S. Catholic Historian 18:1 (Winter, 2000), pp. 36-53
- Ninh, Thien-Huong T. “Colored Faith: Vietnamese American Catholics Struggle for Equality Within Their Multicultural Church.” Amerasia Journal 40:1 (2014), pp. 80-96. This article interprets the perspective of the Diocese of Orange towards Vietnamese Catholics in Little Saigon through the lens of race.
- Phan, Peter C. Vietnamese-American Catholics. New York: Paulist Press. 2005. At fewer than 150 pages, it is somewhat thin in both length and content. But beginners should take a look for an introduction to the subject.
- Fjelstad, Karen and Nguyen Thi Hien. Spirits Without Borders: Vietnamese Spirit Mediums in a Transnational Age. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.
- Carruthers, Ashley. “Saigon from the diaspora.” Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 29 (2008): 68-86.
- Lieu, Nhi T. The American Dream in Vietnamese. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011.
- Nguyen, Kim. “‘Without the Luxury of Historical Amnesia’: The Model Postwar Immigrant Remembering the Vietnam War through Anticommunist Protests.” The Journal of Communication Inquiry 34:2 (2010).