Social Theory in Contemporary Asia.

  • Hoboken : Taylor & Francis 2010
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1 online resource (158 pages)
  • 9780203849736
  • 0203849736
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  • Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Understanding intimacy, re.exivity and identity in contemporary Asia; 1 Contesting intimacy, re.exivity and identity in contemporary social theory; 2 Intimacy, reflexivity and identity in contemporary Asia; 3 Reflexivity and the transformation of gender identity in cosmopolitan Asia; 4 Postmodern Confucianism, 'moral economies' and 'biopolitical otherness' in rede.ning intimacy and identity in Southeast Asia; 5 Sex and 'singlehood' as a source of tension in contemporary Asia.
  • 6 Cultural production, intimacy and identity: Paradigms of resistance and Islamic orthodoxy in AsiaConclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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  • Philosophical debates around individualization and the implications for intimacy, reflexivity and identity have occupied a central part of social and cultural theorizing in the West. This book analyses the relevance of these debates in the context of contemporary Asia. It provides analysis of the debates on Asian culture and society.

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