Resilience of the Communist Party of Vietnam's Authoritarian Regime since Đổi Mới

  title={Resilience of the Communist Party of Vietnam's Authoritarian Regime since Đổi Mới},
  author={Hai Hong Nguyen},
  journal={Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs},
  pages={31 - 55}
  • H. H. Nguyen
  • Published 1 August 2016
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Current Southeast Asian Affairs
Unlike communist parties in the former Soviet Union and Eastern and Central Europe, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has overcome crises to remain in power for the last 30 years and will most likely continue ruling in the coming decades. Strategies and tactics undertaken by the CPV are found to be identical to those canvassed in the extant literature on the durability of authoritarian regimes around the world. The present paper argues that the CPV's regime has been resilient thus far… 
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