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Bittersweet Transitions: Urbanization on the Fringe of the City

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to understand the persistent use of binary frameworks, such as rural versus urban and inside versus outside, to understand complex urban processes. It argues that social life in ... More


A History of Messiness: Order and Resilience on the Sidewalks of Ho Chi Minh City

Annette M. Kim

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on both the resilience and evolution of the spatial practices of everyday people on the sidewalks through Ho Chi Minh City’s history. With an emphasis on spatial practices, the ... More


The Problem of Urban Civilization on Saigon’s Edge

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the difficulties in achieving Ho Chi Minh City’s campaign to build an urban civilization. It argues that the campaign for urban civilization is a propaganda campaign because ... More


Empire’s Residuals: The Return Migration of Former Exiles to Globalizing Vietnam

Long T. Bui

in Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter argues that Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon) manifests the contradictory historical processes that shaped the city, once the capital of South Vietnam, into the economic hub it is ... More


Introduction: Saigon, Inside Out

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter focuses on Hóc Môn, a district that lies along a key transport corridor on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City. It describes how national tropes and cultural stereotypes about ... More


Education and Services for Deaf People in Viet Nam

Nguyen Thi Hoa and James Woodward

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of education and services for deaf people in Viet Nam. The first section covers the three distinct but historically related sign languages in Viet Nam: Ha Noi Sign ... More


Negotiating Time and Space: Household, Labor, Land, and Movement

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the constructs of rural and urban Vietnam. It discusses that the inside and the outside of Ho Chi Minh City fashion images and expectations of distinct spatiotemporal worlds ... More


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