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China and Vietnam reconcile communism and economics.

How did China and Vietnam attempt to reconcile their communist ideology with a desire to be profitable economically? Following World War II in China and the Vietnam War in Vietnam, both countries set out to try to strenthen their economies while at the same time retaining their communist ideology. What strategies did they employ and how successful were they?

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How did China and Vietnam attempt to reconcile their communist ideology with a desire to be profitable economically? Following World War II in China and the Vietnam War in Vietnam, both countries set out to try to strenthen their economies while at the same time retaining their communist ideology. What strategies did they employ and how successful were they?

This has been a problem for every communistic system of government. How do we get people to work and be productive without the benefit of personal enhancement and financial gain? The early Jamestown colony in America tried it (the common store system) and it failed miserably. When they started allowing each family to keep what they grew (private enterprise) the crop yields increased and people were happier.

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This is a discussion regarding how China and Vietnam attempted to reconcile their communist ideology with economic development during the 1960's to 1980's. Included are over 450 words of text along with links to pertinent websites.

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