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Understanding vulnerability and resilience in the context of poverty and ethnicity in Vietnam

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Based on ethnographic research among Kinh, Hmong and Cham H'Roi children in the highlands of Vietnam in 2008, this paper presents a narrative analysis of how poverty and ethnicity affect children's experience of adversity. It explores the meanings children give to their experience and their use of discursive strategies such as criticizing displays of wealth to create a repertoire of meanings from which personal and collective resilience is drawn. Acknowledging the ambiguities and contrad...

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10.1111/j.1099-0860.2010.00315.x

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Institution:
Oxford Unviversity
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Children and Society Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
4
Pages:
315-325
Publication date:
2010-06-01
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1099-0860
Language:
English
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2014-10-13

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