Tag Archives: Vietnam

Making motorcycles in Vietnam

In a new article, “Local Value Chain Development in Vietnam: Motorcycles, Technical Learning and Rents Management” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1214744), Christine Ngoc Ngo of the Department of Economics at the University of Denver writes about the development of the motorcycle industry in … Continue reading

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Cars in Vietnam

Arve Hansen, a PhD candidate at the University of Oslo’s Centre for Development and Environment, has a new article at JCA’s website. Driving development? The problems and promises of the car in Vietnam (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2016.1151916). His abstract states: The private … Continue reading

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Labour struggle in Vietnam and China

In her review article published at the JCA publisher’s website, Tu Phuong Nguyen reviews three recent books on labour politics in Vietnam and China: Angie Tran’s Ties That Bind: Cultural Identity, Class and Law in Vietnam’s Labor Resistance; Jeffrey Becker’s … Continue reading

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Issue 1 for 2016 published

The latest issue of the Journal of Contemporary Asia is now available online. The issue includes five research articles, two review articles and ten book reviews. This is an unusual issue as we move to a new format in the … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s politics

Politics in Contemporary Vietnam: Party, State and Authority Relations is a new book edited by Jonathan London at City University of Hong Kong. The collection is published by Palgrave Macmillan. Arve Hansen, from the Centre for Development and the Environment, … Continue reading

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In the northern hills of Vietnam

In a new article, “State Livelihood Planning and Legibility in Vietnam’s Northern Borderlands: The ‘Rightful Criticisms’ of Local Officials,” Sarah Turner, Thomas Kettig, Đinh Thị Diệu and Phạm Văn Cự (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2015.1028964) examine long-standing issues related to ethnicity and livelihoods … Continue reading

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Latest issue of JCA available

The latest issue of JCA, available on line and soon going to print, is Volume 45, No. 1, for 2015. The contents are: An Appreciation: Peter Limqueco by Kevin Hewison (available for free download next week and with a separate … Continue reading

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