Department of Urban Sociology


Urban sociology research


Scholars working in this subfield of sociology have focused on social issues related to urbanization and urban changes in Vietnam.


Their research topics include urban housing and related social aspects, participatory infrastructure development, poverty and poverty reduction policies in urban areas, socioeconomic changes in large cities, urban planning and management policies, migration and resettlement in new residential areas, social stratification in urban areas…


In the last five years, the department has attended to urban-rural inequality with regard to access to basic social services, social security for vulnerable urban groups, and changes of livelihoods of people living in sub-urban regions of Vietnam. 


Staff of the Department of Urban Sociology

1. Doctor Tran Nguyet Minh ThuHead of Division

2. Master Ho Ngoc ChamDeputy Head of Division

3. Master Nguyen Thi Ngoc Ha

4. Doctor Nguyen Tuan Minh

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