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This book examines the extent to which studying and living overseas enable returning graduates to enhance their professional work and contribute to community development. It assesses the transformative potential that returnees are assumed to have in terms of capabilities and skills acquired through an international education. This book is based on a research study on Vietnamese overseas graduates who have returned to Vietnam. It examines the complexity of competing aspirations, responsibilities, identities and cultural dynamics in these returnees’ professional, intellectual and civic environments.
International education capabilities and agency Vietnamese international students returning overseas graduates knowledge economy Vietnam development habitus and practices durable empowerment opportunity structures
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
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