Vietnam's New Middle Classes: Gender, Career, City

Hardback: $80.00
ISBN-13: 9788776941451
Published: August 2014
Paperback: $29.00
ISBN-13: 9788776941468
Published: August 2014

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272 pages
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  • About the Book
  • Explores the social consequences of macro-economic reform introduced in Vietnam more than a quarter of a century ago through a focus on young women graduates who hope to find success in Ho Chi Minh City’s growing labor market. The book also highlights the important social role of remittances sent back to rural kinfolk .

  • About the Author(s)
    • Catherine Earl, Author

      Catherine Earl is adjunct research fellow at Federation University Australia. Author of “Vietnam’s New Middle Classes: Gender, Career, City”, she has written extensively on the changing nature of work and welfare, migration, and gender and social change in contemporary Vietnam and Australia.