A review of studies on masculinities in Vietnam. ￼. Vu Hong Phong, Department of Sociology, University of Essex. METHODS Identifying key terms Vietnam, men, masculinity, masculinities, gender, women, and their possible combinations Searching for published articles
Vu Hong Phong, Department of Sociology, University of Essex
Vietnam, men, masculinity, masculinities, gender, women, and their possible combinations
Paper-based articles in library and electronic articles in Web of Science, EBSCOhost, JSTOR, etc.
Since the middle of 1980s, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has allowed the development of a market oriented economy, characterized by a fast growth of private sector in many areas, such as healthcare, education, entertainment, work. Many studies have focused on impacts of social changes on gender relations and gender identity.
“Rice is essential but tiresome !
You should get some noodles!’
of being a person
Forces that make one
choice more acceptable
Absent Propagandized Masculinities
‘Soft’ masculinity: young men making up !
1966 1976 2006
Masculinity at War:
‘Vietnamese Naval Forces
to beat American
A heroic laborer
Masculinity after war:
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