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

By Lisa Drummond,Mandy Thomas

Vietnam is presently present process a change from a comparatively closed society with a centrally deliberate economic climate, to a swiftly urbanising one with an international outlook. those alterations were the catalyst for an exhilarating ferment of task in pop culture. This quantity comprises contributions from students engaged within the newest social study 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 enticing actively in reinterpreting the earlier. the varied ways in which Vietnam is culturally and socially negotiating the longer term are tested because the ebook addresses problems with indigenisation of cultural affects, 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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