Field study of 1994-5 in a Red River delta commune in North Vietnam underpins this exploration of family structure, child rearing and gender differentiation. Using case studies, post-structuralist theory and feminist analysis, the author demonstrates the distinctive cultural elaborations of body perceptions in contemporary rural Vietnam society. Annotated, with bibliography and index.
Embodying Morality: Growing Up in Rural Northern Vietnam
PublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press