Changing Functions of Vietnamese Family in the Process of International Integration and Modernization


Nguyen Duc Chien

Abstract: The functions of the Vietnamese family are changing due to modernization and international integration. The Doi Moi period from 1986 up to now has witnessed the chang- ing function of socialization and emotional function of the family. Based on secondary sources of data, including the review of literature published over the last three decades, this article showed how modernization and international integration has influenced the Viet- namese family in changing its functions.

Keywords: the Vietnamese family, family functions, modernization, international integration