Figures of Criminality in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Colonial Vietnam (Paperback)

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Figures of Criminality in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Colonial Vietnam (Paperback)

By Vicente L. Rafael (Editor)

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A complex examination of "criminality" and "the criminal" as constructs and active presences in Southeast Asia. Contributors explore such themes as surveillance, incarceration, law and custom, secrecy, and corruption. A fascinating study of power and subversion in the modern postcolonial nation-state. Contributors include Daniel S. Lev, Henk M. J. Maier, Rudolf Mrazek, James T. Siegel, and others.

Vicente L. Rafael is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Product Details ISBN: 9780877277248
ISBN-10: 0877277249
Publisher: Southeast Asia Program Publications
Publication Date: January 1st, 1999
Pages: 259
Language: English
Series: Studies on Southeast Asia