Village-State Relations in Vietnam: The Effect of Everyday Politics on Decollectivization

@article{Kerkvliet1995VillageStateRI,
  title={Village-State Relations in Vietnam: The Effect of Everyday Politics on Decollectivization},
  author={B. Kerkvliet},
  journal={The Journal of Asian Studies},
  year={1995},
  volume={54},
  pages={396-418}
}
  • B. Kerkvliet
  • Published 1995
  • History
  • The Journal of Asian Studies
  • No longer does the state in vietnam require that farm land be aggregated, consolidated, and farmed collectively by work teams under the direction of rural cooperatives. Instead, the state is open to diverse production arrangements. In particular, family farming, which for decades was officially discouraged and outlawed, is now officially celebrated. Households may work their own fields, to which they have use rights (leaseholds) for several years. This is a major policy change, comparable to… CONTINUE READING
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