The Value of Community Cohesion Among Vietnamese Students in Era of Urbanisation and Globalisation

Tác giả: Trần Văn Kham Social Indicators Research, April 2016, Volume 126, Issue 3, pp 1225-1242 Abstract The concept of community cohesion as applied in social research is about more than tackling social exclusion and also involves sustaining relationships of trust and neighbourly interaction. Community cohesion is a function of connections and relations maintained between individuals, groups and[…]

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Confucius Institutes in the Mekong Region: China’s Soft Power or Soft Border?

Tác giả: Nguyễn Văn Chính Issues & Studies;Dec2014, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p85 Abstract: Scholarship on China’s role in the Mekong region tends to focus on investment, trade, aid and immigration flows, while its cultural expansion receives little attention. The establishment of Confucius Institutes (CIs) in the Mekong region can be seen as an effort[…]


Nostalgia for the New Oldness: Vietnamese Television Dramas and National Belonging

Tác giả: Nguyễn Thu Giang Media International Australia Abstract: This article uses the Foucauldian framework of governmentality and the particular concept of dispositif to analyse two Vietnamese television dramas, Hanoian (1996) and The City Stories (2002). I argue that the first drama presents a memory dispositif of the recent wartime to express dissatisfaction about contemporary situations. Meanwhile, the second[…]


Engaging Local Knowledge in Biodiversity Research: Experiences from Large Inter- and Transdisciplinary Projects

Christoph Görg*, Joachim H. Spangenberg, Vera Tekken,Benjamin Burkhard, Dao Thanh Truong, Monina Escalada, Kong Luen Heong, Gertrudo Arida, Leonardo V. Marquez, Jesus Victor Bustamante, Ho Van Chien, Thimo Klotzbücher, Anika Marxen,Nguyen Hung Manh, Nguyen Van Sinh, Sylvia (Bong) Villareal &Josef Settele Interdisciplinary Science Reviews,  Volume 39, Issue 4, 2014, Special Issue:   Transdisciplinary Environmental Science: Problem-oriented[…]


Discipline strategies of Vietnamese and Australian mothers for regulating children’s behaviour

Winskel, H, Walsh, L & Tran, T 2014, ‘Discipline strategies of Vietnamese and Australian mothers for regulating children’s behaviour’, Social Sciences & Humanities, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 575-588. Abstract The discipline strategies used for regulating children’s behaviour were investigated in Vietnamese and Australian mothers using hypothetical child behaviour vignettes. An online survey was administered[…]

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Social construction of disability and its potential impacts to welfare practice in Vietnamese contexts

Author: Trần Văn Kham Journal: SpringerPlus Abstract: From the survey responses and the policy analysis, the initial findings on this paper present some aspects of knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) on disability which are presented as following:Firstly, there is a significant changes in legal documents and social policies related to disability in Vietnam, especially from[…]


Community-Based Videos and Migration Issues: The Case of the Thai Community in Hanoi

Tác giả: Nguyễn Trường Giang Visual Anthropology Volume 26, Issue 3, 2013, Special Issue:   Visual Anthropology in Vietnam Abstract: After decolonization, Thai cadres from the Northwest and elsewhere in Vietnam were appointed to government posts in Hanoi. The Thai community in Hanoi has since grown into a large, closed community. The researchers and Thai community members[…]


Regionalising National History Ancient and Medieval Vietnamese Maritime Trade in the East Asian Context

Tác giả: Hoàng Anh Tuấn The Medieval History Journal April 2014 vol. 17 no. 1 87-106 Abstract: In contrast to their emphasis on political and agricultural history, the twentieth-century Vietnamese historians have paid surprisingly little attention to maritime history despite the fact that Vietnam is a maritime country with over 3000 kilometres of shoreline along[…]


Provision of ecosystem services is determined by human agency, not ecosystem functions. Four case studies

Tác giả: Joachim H. Spangenberg, Christoph Görg, Dao Thanh Truong, Vera Tekken, Jesus Victor Bustamante& Josef Settele International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2014 Abstract: Ecosystem services (ESS) are frequently described as nature’s free gift to humankind. However, the first step of ESS and benefit generation is recognising the usability of[…]

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The Texture of Livelihoods: Migration and Making a Living in Hanoi

Tác giả: Nguyễn Tuấn Anh Tạp chí: Journal of Development Studies, Volume 50, Issue 3, 2014 Abstract:Through the experience of 30 rural migrants to Hanoi, this paper reconstructs their livelihood histories, linking the experience of our migrant subjects with wider transformations in Vietnam’s economy and society. We argue for an ‘everyday’ political economy that recognises the fluid[…]