Vietnamese Women, 1960-2009 Research Proposal by Top Papers

Vietnamese Women, 1960-2009
A research proposal to explore the changing roles of Vietnamese women, 1960-2009.
# 143254 | 2,250 words | 15 sources | APA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Asian Studies (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)

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The paper seeks to understand whether the political status quo actually masks other, less apparent but no less important forms of Vietnamese women's participation in the public sphere and civil society. The paper hypothesizes that, since 1960, Vietnamese women's strategic contributions to war, industry, and ritual have played a sadly ignored role in ensuring the cultural and economic survival of Vietnam.

From the Paper:

"The composition of the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP) was 25% female in 1967, the year in which the party officially urged the recruitment of women (Edwards and Roces, 2000, p. 298). Barely a decade later, that figure had plummeted to the single digits, and today the participation of women in VCP is well below 10 percent (ibid.). In 1967, Vietnam was nearing the peak of hostilities in the war with the United States. VCP, like other national liberation movements dominated by..."

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