The Politics of Remembering

  title={The Politics of Remembering},
  author={H. Yu and Mae M. Ngai},
  journal={Amerasia Journal},
  • H. Yu, Mae M. Ngai
  • Published 2002
  • Political Science
  • Amerasia Journal
  • More than sixty-five percent of the country’s eighty-six million citizens are under thirty years of age. This means about fifty-six million Vietnamese—about twenty-two million under the age of fourteen and thirtyfour million from fifteen to thirty years old—came of age after the Việt Nam War in 1975. Moreover, as Việt Nam opened up to the global market beginning in the mid-1980s, it positioned this post-war generation at the cutting edge of deep social and economic change. Thus, demographics… CONTINUE READING
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