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Author Wilson, Ara.

Title The intimate economies of Bangkok : tomboys, tycoons, and Avon ladies in the global city / Ara Wilson.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  381.109593 W691i 2004    ---  Available
Description xvi, 272 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-261) and index.
Contents Introduction : Intimate economies -- From shophouse to department store -- The economies of intimacy in the go-go bar -- MBK : the retail revolution and the infrastructure of romance -- The flexible citizens of IBC Cable TV -- The Avon lady, the Amway plan, and the making of Thai entrepreneurs -- Conclusion : The intimacy of capitalism.
Subject Sex role -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Capitalism -- Social aspects -- Thailand -- Bangkok.
Women -- Thailand -- Social conditions.
Women -- Thailand -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 0520237838 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520239687 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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