Consuming Urban Culture in Contemporary Vietnam by Lisa Drummond,Mandy Thomas

By Lisa Drummond,Mandy Thomas

Vietnam is at present present process a change from a comparatively closed society with a centrally deliberate economic climate, to a quickly urbanising one with a world outlook. those adjustments were the catalyst for a thrilling ferment of task in pop culture. This quantity comprises contributions from students engaged within the newest social examine in Vietnam, in addition to a few of Vietnam's hottest cultural manufacturers who're forging new methods of imagining the current when even as attractive actively in reinterpreting the prior. the various ways in which Vietnam is culturally and socially negotiating the long run are tested because the publication addresses problems with indigenisation of cultural impacts, ambivalence surrounding swap, and the constant blurring of limitations among casual, non-state cultural actions and formal institutional buildings within the evolution of a civil society in Vietnam.

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