Funding frailties: The Vietnamese refugee experience with bureaucracies in Worcester

Title: Funding frailties: The Vietnamese refugee experience with bureaucracies in Worcester

Author: Taylor, Octavia Victoria

Date: December 1993

Description: Master’s Thesis, Clark University, Department of International Development and Social Change

This study focuses on Vietnamese refugees who arrived in Worcester, MA between 1975 and 1992. The author explores state and federal funding policies, the response of local health and social service agencies in implementing these policies and the effect on the refugees’ adaptation to conditions in the United States. This thesis concludes with a consideration of the future prospects of Vietnamese Americans in Worcester.

Keywords: Vietnamese, refugees, resettlement programs, funding policies, adaptation

Cataloged by: Selina Sikder/ B. J. Perkins

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