Braving a new world is a holistic ethnographic account of a small community of cambodian (khmer) refugees in a medium-size city in the midwestern united states it is particularly a study of cultural continuity and change. Research suggests that cambodian students often endure conflicting ethnic stereotypes from larger society and their school and communities we examine the ways in which cambodian youth negotiated. Cambodian american was a great choice because both the people and the culture are very captivating to me while some cambodian americans become very westernized, accepting most of america's cultural norms, some hold strong to their cambodian traditions and way of life. This critical anthology draws on current theoretical movements to examine the breadth of asian american literature from the earliest to the most recent writers covering fiction, essays, poetry, short stories, ethnography, and autobiography, form and transformation in asian american literature. Cambodia town (also known as little phnom penh or little cambodia) is the official name for a roughly one mile long business corridor along anaheim street between atlantic and junipero avenues in the eastside of long beach, california.
Ethnographic evaluation of the 1990 decennial census report series report #9 the cambodian community of long beach: an ethnographic analysis of factors leading to census. The volume will do more to enhance ethnographic research than any previous study in sociology—william julius wilson, university of chicagowhat is unleashed in ethnography unbound is the theoretical and critical potential of exemplary urban fieldwork and pedagogy. Long beach cambodian community digital ethnography @wwwcamchaporg this is a multilingual, multimedia website presenting a historical ethnography of the cambodians in long beach this is a multilingual, multimedia website presenting a historical ethnography of the cambodians in long beach. Finally, the politics of the cold war and the post-cold war worlds made ethnographic research difficult if not impossible in large swaths of the buddhist world (including china, tibet, myanmar, vietnam, cambodia.
Cambodian buddhism in the united states is the first comprehensive anthropological study of khmer buddhism as practiced by khmer refugees in the united states based on research conducted at khmer temples and sites throughout the country over a period of three and a half decades, carol a mortland uses participant observation, open-ended. History and ethnography of religions the mission of the ma/phd concentration in history and ethnography of religions (her) is to provide interdisciplinary training in the study of religion and in the historical and anthropological study of specific religious traditions covered by her faculty. Cambodian americans is tenth grade,12 while just below 29% of cambodians have a graduate or professional degree 3 these realities challenge the stereotypical assumption that asian americans have. Cambodian americans now live in a culture with easy access to unhealthy foods the american culture of a sedentary lifestyle and a surplus of convenient high fat, high calorie, low-cost foods may contribute to weight gain and disease.
Cambodia summer ethnography field school 2013 48 likes the cambodia summer ethnography field school is an 8-week summer program in which participants. Released on december 8, 2017 the us embassy in phnom penh, in collaboration with the ministry of culture and fine arts, will hold a signing ceremony for the ambassadors fund for cultural preservation 2017 project on conservation of 20th-century ethnographic objects at tuol sleng genocide museum on monday, december 11, 2017, at 9:30 am. A cambodian american mental health professional in seattle provides a classic example of how cross-cultural differences in understanding symptom expressions can easily occur. Essay on ethnography on cambodian americans 903 words 4 pages i chose cambodian americans for my target culture because it was a place i knew very little about. May mayko ebihara (1934-2005) was the first american anthropologist to conduct ethnographic research in cambodia svay provides a remarkably detailed picture of individual villagers and of khmer social structure and kinship, agriculture, politics, and religion.
Cambodian-american college students 2 2 abstract educational policy usually overlooks cambodian american students as a unique ethnic group, attending instead to the positive statistics that aggregate asian american students into a. Ethnography on cambodian americans - i chose cambodian americans for my target culture because it was a place i knew very little about my ignorance of that side of the world is laughable to say the least. A small ethnographic study on fever in cambodians this symptom is a common complaint among cambodian patients this information includes identification of primary terms and definitions used in translation for fever, and concerns and health practices associated with fever. Description a comprehensive and practical guide to ethnographic research, this book guides you through the process, starting with the fundamentals of choosing and proposing a topic and selecting a research design.
In cambodian americans and education: understanding the intersections between cultural tradition and us schooling, akiba (2010) notes that cambodian americans have unique sociohistorical and political characteristics and are often associated with academic underachievements. Ethnography project: cambodian culture ethnography project: cambodian culture a person without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots - ethnography project: cambodian culture introduction. The journal of latin american and caribbean anthropology ethnology and ethnography: cambodia: its people, its society, its culture d avid j s teinberg with others. Ethnography, sts (anthropology), collaborative anthropology, ethnographic experimentation introduction: experimental collaborations in the accounts compiled in this book, ethnography occurs through processes of material and social interventions that turn the field into a site for epistemic collaboration.