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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13448–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.4.48
Published: 01 November 2018
... experience in which subjectivities were reshaped by socialist citizenship amid rampant poverty. Meanwhile, hard physical labor for economic survival, one prominent feature of this period, significantly disfigured bodies already afflicted by leprosy, rendering bodily loss a mnemonic for this memorable era...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 112127–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.2.127
Published: 01 August 2016
...Hao Jun Tam © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Yến Lê Espiritu Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es) Berkeley : University of California Press , 2014 , 249 pages, $29.95 (paper) Y N L Ê E S P I R I T U Body Counts: The Vietnam War and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2014; 921–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2014.9.2.1
Published: 01 August 2014
... of Gender: Historical Notes on the Homosexual Body in Contemporary Vietnam, This essay proposes to trace the meaning of same-sex sexuality in Viet-nam from the Renovation period to the early years of the millennium. A growing body of scholarship has demonstrated the contingent character of sexuality...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 711–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.1.1
Published: 01 January 2012
.../reprintinfo.asp . 2012 sex prostitution woman body commoditization Vietnam Indochina S P E C I A L I S S U E I N T R O D U C T I O N C H R I S T I A N H E N R I O T Supplying Female Bodies: Labor Migration, Sex Work, and the Commoditization of Women in Colonial Indochina and Contempory Vietnam...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 71106–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.1.106
Published: 01 January 2012
... femininity. Observed, dated, used but rarely understood in a linguistic and cultural sense, it is their strong, sensual, and docile bodies that are primarily considered. Contradictory and accommodating images emerge and then expand in the discourses, portraying these women as submissive spouses, tireless...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 7152–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.1.52
Published: 01 January 2012
... participated in the refinement of this essentialist category in order to understand the symbolic commodification of Japanese women's bodies. Once they were released onto the prostitution market, Japanese women were classified and marked by the representations of male colonial society, which constructed all...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 151107–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.107
Published: 01 February 2020
...- man explores longing and what lies behind physiological needs. . The Sublime of Rectum min) dir. Tr ng Minh Quý A visual exploration on an intimate body contact. . The Ant-man min) dir. Vi t V The daily life of a homosexual guy whose body is inhabited by ants. A portrait of freedom. . The...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 1511–5 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.1
Published: 01 February 2020
... comprehensive body of scholarship on legal reform in Vietnam, the fact that these Vietnamese legal scholars are immersed in, and in constant contact with, the changing legal world in Vietnam does lead to novel insights and perspectives. In this paper, for instance, the discussion by the authors of the ways in...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 15177–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.77
Published: 01 February 2020
... government agencies. However, to begin our discussion it is necessary to summarize some recent changes in the structure of the court system. According to the Constitution, the people s courts are recognized as judicial bodies of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam that exercise judicial power (article This is...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 151136–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.136
Published: 01 February 2020
... contri- butes to a growing body of work identifying the transpacific contours of the Vietnam War (such as my own, which charts how the war influenced settler militarism on Guam and inspired the Palestinian Liberation Orga- nization in West Asia). In sum, Soldiering through Empire is an important book for...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 15149–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.49
Published: 01 February 2020
... their imminent demise, and many were even obsessed with death, but all were ultimately unable to avoid the hand of fate. In one account, when a staff sergeant refused to share hand-rolled mapacho [thu c lào] with one of his men, the soldier muttered that When you die later, nobody will carry your body...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14440–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.40
Published: 01 November 2019
... tranh Despite the graphic and emotional impact of its body-count motif, other Vietnam War literature, because it blends history and fiction, fails to capture this infernal picture of real human massacre depicted in B o Ninh s novel: That season it was very dry and windy. The forest, soaked with napalm...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14487–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.87
Published: 01 November 2019
... up on their translation and language skills or just desiring to read the original French out of interest. Dournes work should never go unnoticed in the field of Vietnamese Studies due to the significant body of knowledge that he produced on two communities: the Jarai and the Koho. In the case of the...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1441–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.1
Published: 01 November 2019
.... We will ensure your safety. The liberation of Sài Gòn on April is portrayed in perfunctory terms without too much gloating about the North s victory. On a more personal dimension, the young man Bình gets shot and killed while riding into Sài Gòn, and his lover, Út Liên, cries over his fallen body...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143143–148 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.143
Published: 01 August 2019
... from communism. In fact, Y n Lê Espiritu wasted no time in Body Counts: The Vietnam War and Militarized Refuge(es) (University of Cali- fornia Press, in pointing out that war refugees were actually part of a circuit of US military domination, with the same US planes and officials first bombing the...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143164–170 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.164
Published: 01 August 2019
... that McElwee pursues through an impressive body of empirical research that combines historical research with the ethnogra- pher s practice of being there, what McElwee refers to as a historical- ethnographic approach. McElwee does so through five empirical chapters, together with an introduction and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1431–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.1
Published: 01 August 2019
... determine what constitutes an appropriate balance between economic development and environmental protection. This body of knowledge proposes a radical, bottom-up regulatory alternative to the state-directed, top-down environ- mental management practices in Vietnam. Few studies in Vietnam have investigated...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143153–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.153
Published: 01 August 2019
... here are thus a timely addition to the growing body of literature on Catholicism in Vietnamese history. They differ in content, style, methodology, and aims, but reading them in tandem was quite illuminating. In fact, they offer a complementary panorama of the religious landscape of northern Vietnam...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14379–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.79
Published: 01 August 2019
... the point of view of our own native tongues this language would hardly be understood. Just as man consists of a body and soul, so too is this language composed of letters written down by us and is noted and pronounced using tones or accents. After these tones and accents are first explained and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14343–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.43
Published: 01 August 2019