Cecilia Bergstedt

Cecilia Bergstedt holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from Gothenburg University. Her research interests include aspects of gender and the interplay between persons and places, as well as the relations between Vietnamese in diaspora and their ancestors, preparations for the afterlife and the process of becoming ancestors.

Books by this author

Cultivating Gender

Meanings of Place and Work in Rural Vietnam

• Explores the feminization of farming in Vietnam and the profound social
changes this is bringing.
• First book to describe how perceptions of gender interact with understandings
of place and work in rural Vietnam.
• Examines how gender is critical to division of labour, access to land,
and formations of community relations in Vietnamese rural society.