Vol. 3 (2) Dec. 2021
Article ID. JHSSR-1114-2021
Overview of Studies on Multicultural Families between Vietnamese and Foreigners in Vietnam
family, multicultural, Vietnam, foreigners, transnational marriage
In this article, the reality and solutions contributing to building a cultural and civilized urban lifestyle in the context of international integration in Ho Chi Minh is presented in the form of an overview study. The research objective of the research team is to review articles on the history of the community and the lives of multicultural families between Vietnamese and foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to serve the scientific research topic Class B, VNU-HCM “Đời sống của các gia đình đa văn hóa Việt Nam – nước ngoài tại Tp.HCM: Thực trạng và các giải pháp góp phần xây dựng nếp sống văn hóa, văn minh” (The life of multicultural families between Vietnamese and foreigners in HCMC: The reality and solutions contributing to building a cultural and civilized lifestyle) (2021–2023). The research subjects of the article are multicultural families between Vietnamese and foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City. The research method used by the authors is collecting secondary data and synthesizing research documents related to multicultural families between Vietnamese and foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City. The content of the article includes 3 rubrics: (1) Studies on ethnic culture of foreign origin in Vietnam, (2) International marriage, marriage with foreigners’ element in Vietnam; (3) Theoretical basis and the theoretical research of family, family culture, multicultural family. Through this research, the authors concluded that there has been a sufficient number of studies on multicultural families in Ho Chi Minh City. Various aspects have also been presented yet remains much room for future studies.