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Organisational adventures in district government: central control versus local initiative in Long An Province, Vietnam

Hicks, Natalie


Most studies of sub-national government in rural Vietnam have focused on the commune and province level governments. This dissertation is an examination of district (huyen) government. It shows that the district was important to the central government both before the Communist victory in 1975 and afterwards and that the district level has remained a primary interface between the villagers and higher authorities. This study also examines tensions between central governments' attempts to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-04-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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