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Social capital as investment in the future: Kinship relations in financing children's education during reforms in a Vietnamese village

@inproceedings{Nguyen2016SocialCA,
  title={Social capital as investment in the future: Kinship relations in financing children's education during reforms in a Vietnamese village},
  author={T. A. Nguyen and G. Thom{\'e}se and O. Salemink},
  year={2016}
}
This paper identifies how social capital in kinship relations is employed to foster children’s education in the Reform era (Đổi mới), based on an anthropological and sociological study in Quỳnh Đôi village, Quỳnh Lưu district, Nghệ An province, Vietnam. The paper shows that in the Đổi mới period, with the state policy of ‘socialization of education’, many social forces have contributed to educational affairs. In rural areas in northern Vietnam, kinship institutions such as patrilineage groups… Expand
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