Table of contents for The sociology of southeast Asia : transformations in a developing region / Victor T. King.

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CONTENTS
Preface and Acknowledgements: Setting the Scene
Map of Southeast Asia
Key Statistics on Southeast Asia
Chapter 1 Introduction: The Sociology of a Diverse
Region
The Academic Discipline
Sociology and Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia as a Region? Arguments for and Against
Diversity and External Influences: the Lack of Definition
Western Colonial Perceptions
India, China and Southeast Asia
Western Influence: Increasing Ethnic Diversity
The Creation of South-East Asia
Political and Strategic Issues
Southeast Asia as a Socio-cultural Area?
Concluding Comments
Chapter 2 The Sociological Context
The Underdevelopment of Southeast Asian Sociology
The Post-war Constraints on Research: Access and American
Paradigms
An Alternative Tradition?
Concluding Remarks
Chapter 3 Modernization and Post-war Social Change
Introduction
Boeke and Dualism
Some Southeast Asian Examples
Partially Rethinking Modernization
Chapter 4 Underdevelopment and Dependency
Introduction
Karl Marx and Colonialism
Theories of Imperialism
Baran and Frank
Frank's Critics
European Mercantilism, Colonialism and Imperialism: Case-
studies
Mercantilism
Industrial Capitalism
Monopoly Capitalism
Country Case-studies
British Burma
Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia)
Spain and America in the Philippines
Conclusion
Chapter 5 Social Class, the State and Political
Economy
Introduction
A Brief Political and Economic Overview
Definitions and Concepts
Approaches to Social Class and the State in Southeast
Asia
Strategic Groups and Classes
The New Middle Class
Class Consciousness
Classes, the State and International Economy
Country Case-studies
Indonesia
The Philippines
Thailand
Conclusions
Chapter 6 Ethnicity and Society
Introduction
Ethnicity and Class
Ethnicity and Culture
Ethnicity and Boundaries
National Identity, Imagined Communities and the State
Country Case-studies
Malaysia
Burma
Singapore
Conclusion
Chapter 7 Patronage and Corruption
Definitions and Concepts
Inequality
Reciprocity and Exploitation
Moral Economy
Networks, Clusters and Pyramids
Contexts of Patronage
Factions and Cliques
Political and Bureaucratic Corruption
Contexts of Corruption and Definition
Corruption and the State
Country Case-studies
Indonesia
Malaysia
Thailand
Conclusion
Chapter 8 Asian Values and Social Action
Introduction
Asia Strikes Back
The Clash of Civilizations
Spokespersons for Discipline
Modernization Revisited
Singapore's Contribution
All Values, any Values
Culture and Politics?
Western and Eastern Interactions
An Asian Trajectory of Modernity and Reactionary
Modernism
Religion and Modernization
Conclusion
Chapter 9 Transformations in the World of Work: Gender
Issues
Private/Public, Nature/Culture
Women as Victims
Women Strike Back: Reconceptualizing the Domestic
Status and Male-female Equality
Southeast Asian Women are Equal?
Gender and Power
Women and the Economy
Women and Religion
Women and State-led Development
Factory Women
Prostitution and Sex Tourism
Women, Agriculture and Non-farm Work
Women, Small-scale Production and Trade
Conclusion
Chapter 10 Transformations in Urban Worlds
Introduction
The Historical Context
Pre-colonial Urban Areas
Colonial Cities
The Post-independence Legacy
Rural-urban Migration
Concepts and Perspectives
Large/Small,Formal/Informal
The Large-scale
The Small-scale
Cultures of Hope and Despair
Urban Areas as Centres of Symbols, Control and
Contestation
Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur and Penang
Singapore
Conclusion
Chapter 11 Conclusion: Modernity, Globalization and the
Future
Introduction
A Sociological Style?
Modernity and Globalization
Whither Southeast Asian Sociology?
A Final Thought
References
Index 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sociology -- Southeast Asia.
Social problems -- Southeast Asia.
Southeast Asia -- Social conditions.