Includes bibliographical references (pages -192) and index.
Introduction: Language, Body Practices, and the Social -- 1. Production Practices. a. Flexible Accumulation and the Labor Market. b. Cybernetic Systems and the Labor Process. c. The Discipline of Neoclassical Economics -- 2. Consumption Practices. a. Product Characteristics and Use Value. b. Image in Late-Capitalist Advertising. c. The Consumption of Lifestyle. d. The Semiotics of Late-Capitalist Commodity -- 3. The Hegemony of Exchangist Practices -- 4. Social Reproduction Practices. a. Changing Household and the Politics of "The Family" b. Re-Racialization. c. The Body and Bio-Technical Systems -- 5. Sexuality and Gender Construction. a. Gender and Sexuality. b. Sexual Lifestyle and Late-Capitalist Consumption. c. Gender Construction in Late Capitalism -- 6. Redisciplining the Subject. a. The Discourse of Psychiatry. b. Changing Mental Health Practices. c. The Bounds of Psychopathology -- Retrospect: The Problematic of the Body in Late Capitalism.