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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2021) 16 (3): 77–110.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Tuan Anh Nguyen; Jamie Gillen; Jonathan Rigg Vietnam’s New Rural Development program envisages the creation of a newly modern rural Vietnam. Drawing on fieldwork, this paper argues that the program has had little bearing on peasant livelihood strategies. The emergence of deagrarianization has...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2021) 16 (2): 30–59.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Tu Phuong Nguyen Through a case study of workers’ protests to demand owed wages and social insurance benefits after foreign management had suddenly fled the country, this article discusses the moral and legal dynamics of labor dispute resolution in Vietnam. It examines the local government’s use...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2021) 16 (2): 60–83.
Published: 01 May 2021
... covering Tagore in colonial Vietnam in order to explore alternative and less researched trajectories of contemporary Vietnamese nationalism. Specifically, it examines media coverage of Tagore’s works, ideas, personality, and appearance, and, in particular, his visit to Sài Gòn in 1929, to answer...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2021) 16 (1): 158–178.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Nicolas Lainez While conducting research on debt in the lives of sex workers in Hồ Chí Minh City, I stumbled upon an ad a moneylender had glued to a wall. It revealed that financialization was thriving in Vietnam, and more specifically that credit was rapidly expanding and colonizing the urban...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2021) 16 (1): 48–66.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Montira Rato Vietnamese studies first emerged in Thailand during the Cold War period and developed into a vibrant field after the establishment of Thai-Vietnamese diplomatic relations and the end of the Cambodian conflict. Vietnam’s accession to ASEAN in 1995 and preparation for the ASEAN Economic...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (4): 63–98.
Published: 30 October 2020
... Buddhism youth ethics psychology emotions Vietnam R E S E A R C H E S S A Y D A T M A N H N G U Y E N Unburdening the Heart: Urban Therapeutic Buddhism and Youth Well-Being in H Chí Minh City This article received the 2018 best graduate student paper prize from the Vietnamese Studies Group...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2020) 15 (1): 6–48.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Ngô Thị Diễm Hằng The concept of “religion” in Vietnam has long been linked directly with the discourse of state influence. This essay presents place-making practices at the Hùng Temple, exploring the manner in which certain apparatuses of the contemporary state exert control over the temple...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (3): 1–42.
Published: 01 August 2019
...John Gillespie; Thang Nguyen; Canh Le; Hung Nguyen Rapid industrialization has come at a high cost to the natural environment in Vietnam. Frustrated with regulatory inaction, Vietnamese citizens from many social backgrounds have taken direct action to protect their country’s natural environment...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2019) 14 (3): 43–78.
Published: 01 August 2019
...François Guillemot To fully understand the complexity of ideological commitments in Vietnam between 1945 and 1975, it is useful to return to the 1930s, when the attraction of the Vietnamese nationalists for the Fascist European regimes led a number of them to publicly celebrate the figure of Adolf...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2018) 13 (4): 71–111.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Huong Thu Le; Ha Trong Nguyen This essay examines wages and the gender wage gap between 1993 and 2008 in Vietnam. Our results reveal a slight increase in the mean of the gender wage gap from 2002 to 2008, which is mainly driven by a sharp increase in the gender wage gap for low-wage workers...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2018) 13 (4): 48–70.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Le Hoang Ngoc Yen This essay discusses leprosy patients’ lived realities during the transformation of Quy Hòa, a former Catholic-run leprosarium in south central Vietnam, from a religious care center into a state socialist institution. The change in leprosy care resulted in a radically divergent...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2018) 13 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., that adjudicating between rival positions has more to do with a series of a priori positions or beliefs that influence what we consider reliable data in the first place. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Vietnam Politics Communist Party Adam Fforde Edmund Malesky R E S E A R...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2018) 13 (2): 27–73.
Published: 01 May 2018
... their return to Vietnam. By conducting multi-sited interviews in Vietnam and Malaysia between 2008 and 2015, we contribute to the transnational labor migration literature by focusing on Vietnamese factory and construction workers in Malaysia and their resistance to transnational state power. We argue...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2018) 13 (1): 42–79.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Ly Chu In this article, I present a critical overview of current approaches to studying social stratification and class in the post-reform Vietnamese context. I expound on the ideologically driven and politically mediated nature of discourse on social class in Vietnam, and examine the ideological...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2017) 12 (1): 10–41.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to a significant extent successful. Thus, I conclude, that the Vietnamese state shaped the labor exchange program to a significant degree. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Vietnam Czechoslovakia labor migration state-socialism workers’ rights protests R E S E A R C H E S S...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2016) 11 (3-4): 267–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Tuong Vu This essay examines the revolutionary path of modern state formation in Vietnam under the Vietnamese Communist Party. I argue that the party’s radical ideology and practices shaped the path of state formation by creating particular opportunities and conundrums in five key aspects of state...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2016) 11 (2): 1–36.
Published: 01 August 2016
... state attempted to curb illegal activities in various ways, but clandestine prostitutes easily evaded the state. By the late colonial era, Ả Đào music’s association with prostitution had damaged its reputation. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Vietnam Indochina Tonkin...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2015) 10 (2): 1–42.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Kathryn Dyt The “calling for wind and rain” ritual, known as cầu đảo , was a key means through which the Nguyễn court in nineteenth-century Vietnam sought to regulate rainfall and alleviate the effects of natural disasters. Despite their prevalence and importance, cầu đảo rituals have received...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2014) 9 (4): 33–66.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tuong Vu The South China Sea conflict is spurring a popular nationalist movement in Vietnam that challenges the ruling communist Party by demanding Hà Nội to sever relations with its patron in Beijing. This paper examines this movement by connecting it to the often misunderstood historical...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies (2014) 9 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Philip Taylor This essay explores the contestatory nature of land disputes in rural Vietnam. It builds on the findings of the research essays in this special issue and on recent scholarship to identify what is politically significant about contemporary land conflicts. Rural land disputes implicate...