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Unformatted text preview: H mong/M i en T oda y i n SE Asi a Changing modes of production laws against growing opium crop substitution restrictions on swidden agriculture conflicts with lowlanders (Thailand) Resettlement, national integration relocating villages-Laos building roads, access to markets national assimilation projects schools, Buddhist temples H mong/M i en i n SE ASi a , cont. "Threats" and cultural citizenship-Laos & Thailand remaining Hmong resistance in Laos? human rights violations continuing migration into Thailand forced repatriation/crossborder problems Strategic identity: in Laos, from 47 groups to 3 marketplace, muting identity festivals of the state Str a tegi es for Sur vi va l Global connections Remittances from abroad privately financed development Small businesses Tourism (backpackers, family) Needlework transformations producing for local tourist market producing for global intraethnic market H mong/M i en i n U .S. U.S. State Department resettlement policy Secondary migration C reunite families, clans (central Calif.) Tertiary migrationC welfare reform; social, economic, political opportunities (Minnesota) Community issues: visibility, cultural misunderstandings, racism Diverging stories: successful immigrants? problem minorities? ...
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