By Gisele Bousquet
Most stories on urbanisation specialize in the circulate of rural humans to towns and the influence this has, either at the towns to which the folks have moved, and at the rural groups they've got left. This e-book, however, considers the impression on rural groups of the actual enlargement of towns. according to wide unique learn over a protracted interval in a single cost, a rural commune which over the process the final twenty years has turn into engulfed by means of Hanoi’s city unfold, the ebook explores what occurs whilst village humans turn into urbanites or urban dwellers – whilst agriculture is deserted, inhabitants density rises, the price of land raises, humans need to make a dwelling within the urban, and the dynamics of kinfolk existence, together with gender relatives, are profoundly altered. This publication charts those advancements through the years, and units urbanisation in Vietnam within the wider context of urbanisation in Southeast Asia and Asia extra generally.