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Introduction: Trading Essentialism under Market Socialism

Ann Marie Leshkowich

in Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839901
eISBN:
9780824868918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839901.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Over the past three decades, market socialist policies have revitalized commerce in Ho Chi Minh City. At the same time, officials and the public have expressed anxiety about the effects of a market ... More


Producing Down and Consuming Up: Middle Classmaking under (Market) Socialism

Ann Marie Leshkowich

in Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839901
eISBN:
9780824868918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839901.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Bến Thành’s successful cloth and clothing traders occupied an ambiguous position with respect to Ho Chi Minh City’s newly prosperous middle classes: their incomes fueled conspicuous consumption, but ... More


Epilogue: “If You Haven’t Been to Bến Thành Market, You Haven’t Been to Vietnam”

Ann Marie Leshkowich

in Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839901
eISBN:
9780824868918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839901.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the mid-1990s, city planners considered proposals for an international trade center to be constructed on the site of Bến Thành market. These plans were suspended in the wake of the 1997 Asian ... More


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