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Vietnam's Rural Transformation

1st Edition

By Benedict J Tria Kerkvliet, Ford Foundation- Martha Uniack, Doug J Porter


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Since the mid-1980s, Vietnam has experienced remarkable economic, political, and social change. This is the first study in English to focus on rural Vietnam?where nearly 80 percent of Vietnam's people live, much of its economic production occurs, and political upheavals earlier this century changed the course of history.Analyzing the impact of econ

Table of Contents

Rural Vietnam in Rural Asia -- Mono-Organizational Socialism and the State -- Rural Society and State Relations -- The Economy and the Countryside: The Relevance of Rural Development Policies -- The Peasant Household Economy and Social Change -- Aspects of Agricultural Economy and Rural Life in 1993 -- Rice Production, Agricultural Research, and the Environment -- Changing Rural Institutions and Social Relations -- Economic Liberalization, Marginality, and the Local State

About the Authors

Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet emphasizes agrarian studies in Vietnam and the Philippines and is in the Department of Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. Doug J. Porter is a researcher in the Department of Human Geography, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. He is an adviser to various non-governmental organizations and development agencies working with marginal rural peoples in Indo-China and the Philippines.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies