xxviii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Critical dialogues in Southeast Asian studies.
Formatted Contents Note
Sex for sale: entrepreneurial and consumerist freedom The hooking economy: entrepreneurial choice and commercial sex in the liberalizing economy Hierarchy and geography: class and national identity in sex consumption The real and the true: governing by choice and coercion The rise of the empirical and the case of medical expertise: a genealogy of governance Governing passion: consumers' choice and the production of a differentiated citizenry in public medicine Who you truly are: coercion, culture, and the global imaginary in the governmental rehabilitation of sex workers What kind of power? specialization of intervention and coexisting modes of governance To the real: ideology and cultural production From Antigone to the kneeling woman: a genealogy of the real from socialism to the preparation for marketization Love in the time of neoliberalism: ideology and the new social realism in popular culture.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-319) and index.