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Hà Nội, a Metropolis in the Making

The Breakdown in Urban Integration of Villages

Built on 'the bend in the Red River', Hà Nội is among Southeast Asia's most ancient capitals. Over the centuries, it took shape in part from a dense substratum of villages. With the economic liberalisation of the 1980s, it encountered several obstacles to its expansion: absence of a real land market, high population densities, the government's food self-suffciency policy that limits expropriations of land and the water management constraints of this very vulnerable delta.

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  • Publisher : IRD Éditions
  • Series : Atlas et cartes
  • Place of publication : Marseille
  • Year of publication : 2016
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 19 novembre 2018
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782709921978
  • Electronic EAN : 9782709921985
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.irdeditions.26145
  • Number of pages : 194 p.
Rodolphe De Koninck
S. Fanchette

Part One. A city woven from water and villages

S. Fanchette, R. Orfeuvre and Trần Nhật Kiên
Chapter 1. Hà Nội between the ‘waters’

Part Two. The 2000s: Raising Hà Nội to the rank of metropolis

L. Pandolfi, D. Labbé and J.-A. Boudreau
Chapter 5. Land reforms and economic liberalisation
S. Fanchette, J. Segard, Nguyễn Văn Sửu et al.
Chapter 7. Peri-urban villages: unequal access to land for construction

Part Three. Urban fringes: integration in opposition to village dynamics

S. Fanchette

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