Articles and chapters
Tran, Van C. 2018. “Social Mobility across Immigrant Generations: Recent Evidence and Future Data Requirements.” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 667(1):105-188, Special Issue on What Census Data Miss about American Diversity. Edited by Richard Alba and Kenneth Prewitt. DOI: 10.1177/0002716218762725. PDF.
Tran, Van C., Jennifer Lee, Oshin Khachikian, and Jess Lee. 2018. “Hyper-Selectivity, Racial Mobility, and the Remaking of Race.” The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 4(5), Special Issue on Immigration and Identities: Race and Ethnicity in a Changing United States. Edited by Kay Deaux, Katharine Donato and Nancy Foner. DOI: 10.7758/RSF.2018.4.5.09. Abstract in PDF.
Tran, Van C. and Katharine M. Donato. 2018. “The Social Provision of Healthcare to Migrants in the U.S. and in China.” China Population and Development Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s42379-018-0006-z. Abstract in PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2017. “Coming of Age in Multi-Ethnic America: Young Adults’ Experiences with Diversity.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, Special Issue on Super-Diversity in Everyday Life. Edited by Jan Willem Duyvendak, Philip Kasinitz and Nancy Foner. DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2017.1406125. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2017. “Beyond the Ballot Box: Age-At-Arrival, Civic Institutions, and Political Participation among Latinos.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 43(5):766-790. PDF.
Tran, Van C. and Nicol M. Valdez. 2017. “Second-Generation Decline or Advantage? Latino Assimilation in the Aftermath of the Great Recession.” International Migration Review 51(1): 155-190. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2016. “Ethnic Culture and Social Mobility among the Asian Second Generation.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 39(13): 2398-2403. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2015. “More Than Just Black: Cultural Perils and Opportunities in Inner-City Neighborhoods.” Pp. 252-280 in The Cultural Matrix: Understanding Black Youth, Orlando Patterson and Ethan Fosse, Eds. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. PDF.
Lee, David C., Brendan G. Carr, Tony E. Smith, Van C. Tran, Daniel Polsky and Charles C. Branas. 2015. “The Impact of Hospital Closures, Hospital and Population Characteristics on Increasing Emergency Department Volume: A Geographic Analysis.” Population Health Management 18(6): 459-466. PDF.
Hopkins, Daniel J., Van C. Tran, and Abigail F. Williamson. 2014. “See No Spanish: Language, Local Context, and Attitudes toward Immigration.” Politics, Groups, and Identities 2(1): 35-51. PDF.
Tran, Van C., Corina Graif, Alison D. Jones, Mario L. Small, and Christopher Winship. 2013. “Participation in Context: Neighborhood Diversity and Organizational Involvement in Boston.” City & Community 12(3): 187-210. PDF.
Waters, Mary C., Anthony Health, Tran, Van C. and Vikki Boliver. 2013. “Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the U.S.” In The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe, Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway, Eds. New York: New York University Press. PDF.
Tran, Van C., Susan K. Brown and Jens Schneider. 2012. “Neighborhoods and Perceptions of Disorder.” Pp. 156-182 in The Changing Face of World Cities, Maurice Crul and John Mollenkopf, Eds. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2010. “English Gain vs. Spanish Loss? Language Assimilation among Second-Generation Latinos in Young Adulthood.” Social Forces 89(1): 257-284. PDF.
Waters, Mary C., Van C. Tran, Philip Kasinitz and John Mollenkopf. 2010. “Segmented Assimilation Revisited: Types of Acculturation and Socioeconomic Outcomes in Young Adulthood.” Ethnic and Racial Studies 33(7): 1168-1193. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2008. “Understanding Latino Diversity: Pan-Ethnic Identity Formation among Latinos.” Pp. 47-77 in Ethnicity and Social Divisions: Contemporary Research in Sociology, Karin Hallden, Elias Le Grand and Zenia Hellgreen, Eds. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Tran, Van C. 2016. Review of Negotiating Cohesion, Inequality and Change: Uncomfortable Positions in Local Government by Hannah Jones (University of Chicago Press 2013) in American Journal of Sociology 121(5): 1628–1630. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2016. Review of Making a Global Immigrant Neighborhood: Brooklyn’s Sunset Park by Tarry Hum (Temple University Press 2014) in Journal of American Ethnic History 36(1): 120-122. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2015. Review of Caring Across Generations: The Linked Lives of Korean American Families by Grace J. Yoo and Barbara W. Kim (New York University Press, 2013) in Social Forces 94(4): e120. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2015. Review of Reproducing Racism: How Everyday Choices Lock in White Advantage by Daria Roithwayr (New York University Press, 2014) in Political Science Quarterly 130(1): 167-168. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2014. Review of Immigration, Poverty, and Socioeconomic Inequality by David Card and Steven Raphael (Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2013), in Journal of Children and Poverty. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2012. Review of Replenished Ethnicity: Mexican-Americans, Immigration and Identity by Tomas R. Jimenez (University of California Press, 2010) in Sociological Forum 27(1): 258-261. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2009. Review of Inheriting the City: The Children of Immigrants Come of Age by Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, Mary Waters and Jennifer Holdaway (Russell Sage Foundation and Harvard University Press, 2008) in ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America. Winter Issue, pp. 68-70. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2008. Review of God Needs No Passport: Immigrants and the Changing Religious Landscape by Peggy Levitt (The New Press, 2007) ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America. Spring Issue, pp. 73-74. PDF.
Tran, Van C. and Mengying Li. 2017. “New York City’s Ethnic Neighborhoods.” In America’s Changing Neighborhoods: An Exploration of Diversity through Places, Reed Ueda, Ed. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. Online.
Tran, Van C. 2017. “Hyper-Selectivity and Asian Racial Mobility.” Journal of Politics and Society, Fall: 2-7. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2016. “Social Mobility among Second-Generation Latinos.” Contexts 15(2): 28-33. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2015. “Revisiting the Americano Dream.” Pathways, Spring 2015: 18-23. PDF.
Tran, Van C. 2015. “Assimilation.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online in Sociology. Jeff Manza, Ed. New York: Oxford University Press. Online.
Bachrach, Christine, Nancy Adler, Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Sandy Hofferth, and Van C. Tran. 2013. “The Contribution of a National Network of Social Observatories to Improving Population Health.” SOCN White Papers Series, The Social Observatory Coordinating Network. Online.
Tran, Van C. 2009. “On the Promise and Challenges of Diversity.” Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans Annual Newsletter, the New American, Spring Issue, Volume 14, p.5. PDF.
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