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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 121126–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.126
Published: 01 February 2017
...Gertrud Hüwelmeier Prior to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, thousands of students and tens of thousands of contract workers from Vietnam arrived in socialist ‘fraternal’ countries. A number of them established social and economic relations with locals, compatriots, and migrants from...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 151128–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.128
Published: 01 February 2020
... their contract was francs per piaster. By it was francs per piaster, and by it was francs per piaster 132 R E V I EW S Of course, one could argue, as H Chí Minh did, that since the recruits were kept in isolation and prohibited from having any contact with anyone outside the staging areas and...
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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
... Presidents Diosdado Macapagal and Ferdinand Marcos understood soldiering as a means of economic development and industrialization for their newly decolonized nations, via the securing of US military aid, contracts, and wages. Economic growth for Asian allied nations, therefore, was intimately tied to...
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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
... exciting novel was published in as The Final Lair [Sào huy t cu i cùng], after which he received a contract with the Ministry of Defense to republish the book in as By the Mekong River [Bên dòng sông M In an age when the archives of the Politburo remain closed to the public, Bùi Thanh Minh uses literature...
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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
... only source of pollution, as residential sewage also polluted the river. Although concluding that it would be uncivilized [không v n minh] for residents to live in fear of contracting diseases from the river, district officials were unwilling to attribute sole responsibility to local firms. They...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14293–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.93
Published: 01 May 2019
... just Fleur de mal [The Flowers of Evil]! For Rousseau we would read his two important books: Contrat social [The Social Contract] and his novel. We would also have to read Montesquieu. The French edu- cational system was great, and now the Vietnamese system is trying to get back to that. Regarding...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13471–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.4.71
Published: 01 November 2018
... insurance contribu- tions are entitled to social security benefits equivalent to percent of their wage and to an additional allowance of one month s wage for the first and second maternity period (article Employers are not allowed to dismiss or terminate the employment contract of female workers...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 133127–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.3.127
Published: 01 August 2018
... offer substantial opportunities for padding and kickbacks, and the line s construction involved ample rent-seeking oppor- tunities in land sales and construction contracts. V Ng c H i was eventu- ally jailed for the latter It is entirely possible that a political actor could have supported either...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13227–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.2.27
Published: 01 May 2018
... higher-skilled and higher-paying jobs A managed migration pro- gram requires workers to have a passport, work permit, and employer contract for one to three years; pay levies; and to return home at the end of the contract To visualize the transnational nature of this labor migration case, Figure...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13180–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2018.13.1.80
Published: 01 February 2018
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12323–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.3.23
Published: 01 August 2017
... Professor Tai s work, ideas began to fall into place for me, both empirically and methodologically. For I had observed contradictions in memory in my own encounters with Vietnamese mediations of the war around the globe: with contract workers in eastern Germany, refugees in New York state, veterans and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12173–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.73
Published: 01 February 2017
..., or West Germany), as well as contract workers from the reunified Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV, or Vietnam) going to the German Democratic Republic (GDR, or East Germany). The fall of the Berlin Wall dramatically increased the chances of coethnics from separate migration streams encountering one...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 1211–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.1
Published: 01 February 2017
... contract workers in the s in what was then the Democratic Republic of (East) Germany. As contributors to this collection show, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism had a tremendous effect on Vietnamese populations in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. As Damani J. Partridge has...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 122108–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.2.108
Published: 01 May 2017
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12110–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.10
Published: 01 February 2017
... observed, the last one often was not. Although this latest iteration of the program, in which blue-collar workers (roughly a quarter were women arrived on four-year contracts was still formally framed as an act of socialist internationalism, this time the needs of the Czechoslovak industrial companies and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 121101–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.101
Published: 01 February 2017
... O L O V A Duty and Debt under the Ethos of Internationalism: The Case of the Vietnamese Workers in Bulgaria In an article, Rethinking Asian Mobilities: Socialist Migration andPost-Socialist Repatriation of Vietnamese Contract Workers in East Germany, Christina Schwenkel displays her disappointment...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2017; 12142–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2017.12.1.42
Published: 01 February 2017
... 60 S Z YMA S K A -M A TU S I EW I C Z among the population of former contract workers sent to East Germany and generally defined as an example of a state-bound diaspora According to Gertrud Hüwelmeier one of the bazaar pagodas established by them maintains connections with French-based monks, while...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 113-4216–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.3-4.216
Published: 01 November 2016
... law. The effort to instill compliance prior to Renovation was meant to produce subjects that yield to disciplinary power. Pushed by a crisis of nonproductivity, Renovation saw the casting of the worker as what Etienne Balibar calls the bearer of a capacity In this context, labor is no longer limited...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 113-4267–297 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.3-4.267
Published: 01 November 2016
... the wake of an imminent conflict with China in the party sought to expel ethnic Chinese from the country. Wealthy and middle-class ethnic Chinese in the south were especially forced to pay up front to depart semi-legally [ i bán chính th c] on government- contracted rickety boats that would dump...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 11243–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.2.43
Published: 01 August 2016