By Ashley Pettus
This identify explores the position of girls within the politics of nationwide id in Vietnam. Drawing on varied basic resources--including nation information media, govt contests, tabloid journalism, and wide interviews--the writer examines the intimate connection among notions of Vietnamese femininity and the cultural quandaries of modernity in post-colonial Vietnam. The booklet covers the socialist and marketplace reform sessions (from the Fifties in the course of the Nineteen Nineties) and examines women's crucial place--as either symbols and disciplined subjects--in Vietnam's socialist modernization and ongoing capitalist transition.
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