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v© 2004 Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore Contents Preface vii Abbreviations x 1 Surveying Local Government and Authority in 1 Contemporary Vietnam Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet 2 A Brief History of Local Government in Vietnam 28 David G. Marr 3 Village Government in Pre-colonial and Colonial Vietnam 54 Martin Grossheim 4 Caught in the Middle: Local Cadres in Hai Duong Province 90 Pham Quang Minh 5 Winter Crop and Spring Festival: The Contestations of 110 Local Government in a Red River Delta Commune Truong Huyen Chi 6 Local Politics and Democracy in a Muong Ethnic 137 Community Tran Thi Thu Trang vi© 2004 Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore 7 Local Government in the Exercise of State Power: 167 the Politics of Land Allocation in Black Thai Villages Thomas Sikor 8 Urban Government: Ward-level Administration in Hanoi 197 David Koh 9 The Facilitators of Rural Transformation and Development: 229 The Role of Agricultural Extension Officers in Two Districts of Long An Province Natalie Hicks 10 Ho Chi Minh City’s Post-1975 Political Elite: 259 Continuity and Change in Background and Belief Martin Gainsborough 11 Push, Pull, and Reinforcing: The Channels of FDI Influence 285 on Provincial Governance in Vietnam Edmund J. Malesky Glossary of Vietnamese Terms 334 Index 348 About the Contributors 357 vi Contents ...


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