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Connecting and reconnecting with Vietnam: migration, Vietnamese overseas communities and social media

Gribble, Catriona and Tran, Ly Thi 2016, Connecting and reconnecting with Vietnam: migration, Vietnamese overseas communities and social mediaThe Asia-Pacific in the age of transnational mobility: the search for community and identity on and through social media, Anthem Press, London, Eng., pp.63-85.

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Title Connecting and reconnecting with Vietnam: migration, Vietnamese overseas communities and social media
Author(s) Gribble, Catriona
Tran, Ly Thi
Title of book The Asia-Pacific in the age of transnational mobility: the search for community and identity on and through social media
Publication date 2016
Series Anthem Southeast Asian studies
Chapter number 3
Total chapters 8
Start page 63
End page 85
Total pages 23
Publisher Anthem Press
Place of Publication London, Eng.
Keyword(s) Vietnam
Immigration
Vietnamese overseas community
Social media
Countries
International students
Government bureaucracy
Government
Government corruption
Government initiatives
Graduates
Education
Return migration
Online social networks
Transnationalism
Summary This chapter examines the complex relationship that Vietnam has withVietnamese overseas communities. It starts with a review of existing literature on Vietnam's major migration trends and groups since the reunification of the country, including war-related Viet Keu overseas Vietnamese students and temporary migrant workers. It then discusses the current practices and approaches to harnessing the diaspora. A review of how some other Asian nations with krgc diaspora populations have engaged with their diaspora via social media is included as it provides some useful implications for Vietnam to develop stronger and more sustained connections with its diaspora. The chapter concludes by considering the role of social media and the recent developments in lacilitating constructive dialogues between Vietnam and its diaspora via social media.
ISBN 9781783085927
Language eng
Field of Research 130103 Higher Education
130302 Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Socio Economic Objective 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
ERA Research output type B Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2016, The Author(s)
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30088376

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Education
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