Between sacrifice and desire : national identity and the governing of femininity in Vietnam / Ashley Pettus.

Drawing on extensive and diverse primary resources, this title explores the role of women in the politics of national identity in Vietnam.

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Main Author: Pettus, Ashley
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series:East Asia (New York, N.Y.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; Introduction Nationalism, Women and Modernity in Vietnam; MEDIA AND GOVERNMENTALITY; Defining the "New Vietnamese Woman": National Femininity and the Struggle for Socialist Modernity; Building Civility through Happy Families: The Women's Union in a New Era; Governmental Entertainment: The Popular Press and the Policing of Femininity; MEDIATED SUBJECTS AND IDENTITY STRUGGLE; Preface to Part Two; On the Uncivil Margins: Feminine Tradition and Economic Aspiration in Phuong Lien.