Vietnam in 2020: Controlling covid and dissent

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While Vietnam suffered economically due to COVID-19, the ruling Vietnam Communist Party burnished its image through its successful management of the crisis. This review examines the roots of the party's success and discusses why the party has nonetheless continued to stifle dissent. It also previews the 13th Party Congress.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)90-98
Number of pages9
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2021


  • 13th Party Congress
  • Anti-corruption campaign
  • COVID-19
  • Dong tam
  • Vietnam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Sociology and Political Science


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