Introduction: Susie Protschky, 'Camera ethica - Lenses on modernity, civilisation and being governed in late-colonial Indonesia.'
Part One - Governing Lenses on Ethical Policy and Practice
Chapter One: Jean Gelman Taylor, 'Ethical policies in moving pictures: The films of J.C. Lamster.'
Chapter Two: Susie Protschky, 'Ethical projects, ethnographic orders and colonial notions of modernity in Dutch Borneo: G.L. Tichelman's Queen's Birthday photographs from the late 1920s.'
Chapter Three: Paul Bijl, 'Saving the children? The Ethical Policy and photographs of colonial atrocity during the Aceh War.'
Part Two - Local Lenses on living in an 'ethical' Indies
Chapter Four: Pamela Pattynama, 'Interracial unions and the Ethical Policy: The representation of the everyday in Indo-European family photo albums.'
Chapter Five: Joost Coté, 'Reversing the lens: Kartini's image of a modernised Java.'
Chapter Six: Karen Strassler, 'Modeling modernity: Ethnic Chinese photography in the ethical era.'
Chapter Seven: Henk Schulte Nordholt, 'Modernity and middle classes in the Netherlands Indies: Cultivating cultural citizenship.'
Chapter Eight: Rudolf Mrázek, 'Say "cheese": Images of captivity in Boven Digoel (1927-1943).'