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The Lie of the Land: Gender, Farm Work, and Land in a Rural Vietnamese Village

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Title: The Lie of the Land: Gender, Farm Work, and Land in a Rural Vietnamese Village
Authors: Bergstedt, Cecilia
Issue Date: 8-Nov-2012
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Social Anthropology ; Institutionen för globala studier, socialantropologi
Date of Defence: 2012-11-29
Disputation: Torsdagen den 29 november 2012, kl. 13.15, Sal 204, Annedalsseminariet, Campus Linné, Seminariegatan 1.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Anthropology, Vietnam, gender, agriculture, farming, wet-rice cultivation, farm work, division of labour, land, land access, place
Abstract: This anthropological study investigates ways in which perceptions of gender intersect with the everyday dealings of land and farming practices in a village in the northern part of Vietnam. The point of departure for this study is a desire to take a closer look at how processes of gendering actually take place and become meaningful on a day-to-day basis. Therefore, this study focuses mainly on situated, land-related practices in which the actions of embodied actors establish – desired as well as ... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8580-9
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