Reinventing rural development in Vietnam : discursive constructions of grassroots democracy during the renovation reform

Abstract: This paper examines the impacts and interpretations of the Grassroots Democracy Decree (GDD) among rural development professionals. Three discourses prevail: liberalist democratization, improved efficiency in state renovation, and enhanced accountability in governing local policy ambiguities.

Author(s): Larsen, Rasmus Klocker

Source(s): , Asia Pacific viewpoint; vol. 52, no. 3 p. 316-332 Asia Pacific viewpoint vol. 52, no. 3

Published: 2011 Wiley online library, [London etc.] (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1360-7456

Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-8373.2011.01464.x/pdf

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