Figures of Criminality in Indonesia, the Philippines and Colonial Vietnam

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.

Figures of Criminality in Indonesia, the Philippines and Colonial Vietnam (Ithaca, N.Y.: Southeast Asia Program Publications, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University, 1999)