Talking Back: The Role of Narrative in Vietnam’s Recent Land Compensation Changes

@article{Kim2011TalkingBT,
  title={Talking Back: The Role of Narrative in Vietnam’s Recent Land Compensation Changes},
  author={A. Kim},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={48},
  pages={493 - 508}
}
  • A. Kim
  • Published 2011
  • Economics
  • Urban Studies
  • As in other rapidly growing economies, Vietnam’s urban land development has been a source of social conflict as those who are relocated contest the distribution of economic gains. More recently, the relocated have increased their bargaining power and receive better compensation packages. The paper analyses this situation to discuss further developing our understanding of how property rights institutions change. The case study shows the efficacy of social narratives to renegotiate the terms of… CONTINUE READING
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