Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
            BOOKS RECEIVED FOR REVIEW

Subhash Chandra
Not Just Another Story (Fiction: short stories)
New Delhi: LiFi Publications, 2017
ISBN: 9789382536307 (pbk), xiii + 170 pp.

Eunjung Kim
Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender and Sexuality in Modern Korea
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2017
ISBN: 9780822362883 (pbk), xii + 300 pp.

Nathalie Nguyen
South Vietnamese Soldiers: Memories of the Vietnam War and After
Westport, CT: Praeger 2016
ISBN: 978-1-4408-3241-3 (hbk), 289 pp.
Annie Polhman
Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965–66
London and New York: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415838870 (hbk), 188 pp.

Ping-Ann Addo
Creating a Nation with Cloth:
Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora

New York and Oxford: Berghahn, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-85745-895-7 (hbk), xii + 227 pp.
Everett Yuehong Zhang
The Impotence Epidemic: Men's Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2015
ISBN: 97800 8223-5856-5 (pbk), xii + 288 pp.

Sandy To
China's Leftover Women:
Late Marriage Among Professional Women and its Consequences

London and New York: Routledge
ISBN: 978-0-415-72361-9 (hbk), 200 pp.
Anne Beaumont
Virtual Women: Ladyboys. Changing Sex in Thailand
Oxford and Shrewsbury: YouCaxton Publications
ISBN: 978-1-909644-23-6 (pbk), x + 188 pp.

Hyaeweol Choi and Margaret Jolly (editors)
Divine Domesticities: Christian Paradoxes in Asia and the Pacific
Canberra: ANU Press
ISBN: 9781925021943 (pbk), xii +519 pp.
Christine Stewart
Name, Shame and Blame: Criminalising Consensual Sex in Papua New Guinea
Canberra: ANU Press
ISBN: 9781925021219 (pbk), xxv + 368 pp.

Pashington Obeng
Rural Women's Power in South Asia
Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 978-1-137-03413-7 (hbk), xiii + 186 pp.
Madhu Vij, Manjeet Bhatia and Shelly Pandey (editors)
Women's Studies in India: A Journey of 25 Years
Jaipur: Rawat Publications
ISBN: 978-81-316-063406 (pbk), xv + 297 pp.



Sreelekha Nair
Moving with the Times:
Gender, Status and Migration of Nurses in India

London, New York, New Delhi: Routledge, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-415-54061-2 (hbk), xviii + 225 pp.
Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff (editors)
Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and other Pacific Islanders
Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-8248-3883-6 (pbk), vi + 378 pp.


Bina D'Costa
Nationbuilding, Gender and War Crimes in South Asia
Contemporary South Asia Series
London and New York: Routledge 2011
ISBN: 978-0-415-70484-7 (pbk), xiv + 232 pp.
James Elisha Taneti
Caste, Gender and Christianity in Colonial India: Teluga Women in Mission
Postcolonialism and Religions
New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-137-38308-2 (hbk), xviii + 203 pp.

Geng Song and Derek Hird
Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China
Leiden and Boston: Brill 2014
ISBN: 978-90-04-26489-2 (hbk), x + 296 pp.
Beatrix Hauser
Promising Rituals
Gender and Performativity in Eastern India

London, New York, New Delhi: Routledge, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-415-62585-2 (hbk), xviii + 277 pp.


Anne Allison
Precarious Japan
Duke University Press, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-8223-5562-5 (pbk)
Kanai Mieko (trans. Tomoko Aoyama and Paul McCarthy)
Oh Tama
Fukuoka: Kurodahan Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-4-0902075-67-0 (pbk), xiii + 190 pp.


Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern
Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War:
Perceptions, Prescriptions, problems in the Congo and Beyond

London and NEw York: Zed Books, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-78032-163-9 (pbk), vii + 157 pp.
Ochiai Emiko and Aoyama Kaori (editors)
Asian Women and Intimate Work
Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2014
ISBN: 978-90-04-22692-0 (hbk), xii + 318 pp.


Lila Abu-Lughod
Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University PRess, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-674-72516-4 (hbk), 234 pp.
Jyothsna Latha Belliappa
Gender, Class and Reflexive Modernity in India
Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-230-30018-7 (hbk), x + 184 pp.


Mutsuo Takahashi, trans. Jeffrey Angles
Twelve Views from the Distance
Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 978-0-8166-7936-2 (pbk), xx + 243 pp.
Yunxiang Gao
Sporting Gender: Women Athletes and Celebrity-Making During China's National Crisis, 1931–45
Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-7748-2482-8 (pbk), xiv + 328 pp.

Kay Schaffer and Xianlin Song
Women Writers in Postsocialist China
London and New York: Routledge, 2014
ISBN: 978-0-415-68274-9 (hbk), xvi + 191pp.
Susie Jolly, Andrea Cornwall and Kate Hawkins (editors)
Women, Sexuality and the Political Power of Pleasure
London and New York: Zed Books, 2013
ISBN: 978 1 78032 571 2 (pbk), x + 309 pp.


Denise Cruz
Transpacific Femininities
The Making of the Modern Filipina

Durham and London: Duke University PRess, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8223-5316-4 (pbk), xii + 295 pp.
Katherine Lepani
Islands of Love, Islands of Love
Culture and HIV in the Trobriands

Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-8265-1875-0 (pbk), xiii + 241 pp.

Saskia Wieringa and Horacio Sívori, editors
The Sexual History of the Global South:
Sexual Politics in Africa, Asia, and Latin America

London and New York: Zed Books, 2013
ISBN: 978 1 78032 402 9 (pbk), ix + 275 pp.
Christina Laffin
Rewriting Medieval Japanese Women
Politics, Personality, and Literary Production in the Life of Nun Abutsu

Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-8248-3565-1 (hbk), vii + 270 pp.

Ruth Barraclough
Factory Girl Literature:
Sexuality, Violence, and Representation in Industrializing Korea

Seoul-California Series in Korean Studies, 4,
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781938169014, x + 186 pp.
Assa Doron and Robyn Jeffrey
The Great Indian Phone Book: How the Cheap Cell Phone Changes
Business, Politics, and Daily Life

Cambridge, MA.: Harvard University Press, 2013
ISBN: 978-0-674-07268-8 (hbk), pp. xxxiv + 293.
Anupama Mohan
Utopia and the Village in South Asian Literatures
Basingstoke, UK and New York, NY.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-230-35498-2 (hbk), vii + 234 pp.
Matsuo Takahashi, trans. Hiroaki Sato
Poems of a Penisist
Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 978 81 250 4305 8 (hbk), xxvi + 370 pp.

Vasavth Kannabiran
A Grief to Bury: Memories of Love, Work & Loss
Hyderabad: Orient Blackswan, 2011
ISBN: 978 81 250 4305 8 (hbk), xxvi + 370 pp.
Jenny Huberman
Ambivalent Encounters
Childhood, Tourism, and Social Change in Banares, India

New Brunswick, New Jersey and London; Rutgers University Press, 2012
978-0-813-5496-8 (pbk), xv + 227 pp.

Frenchy Lunning (ed.)
Mechademia: User Enhanced vol. 6
Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8166-7734-4 (pbk), xvi + 319 pp.
Patrick W. Galbraith and Jason G. Karlin
Idols and Celebrity in Japanese Media Culture
Basingstoke, UK and New York, NY.; Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
ISBN: 978-0-230-29830-9 (hbk), xv + 239 pp.


Mallarika Sinha Roy
Gender and Radical Politics in India: Magic Moments of Naxalbari (1967–1975)
London and New York: Routledge, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-415-56235-5 (hbk), xiv + 210 pp.
J.K. Tina Basi
Women, Identity and India's Call Centre Industry
Routledge Research on Gender in Asia
New York and Oxon: Routledge, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-415-62741-2 (pbk), xvi + 210 pp.

Saitō Tamaki (trans J. Keith Vincent and Dawn Lawson)
Beautiful Fighting Girl
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8166-5451-2 (pbk), xxv + 213 pp.
Patrick Galbraith
Photographs by Androniki Christodoulou
Otaku Spaces
Seattle: Chin Music Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780984457656 (pbk), 237 pp.

Yau Ching (ed.)
As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010
ISBN: 978 -962-209-987-6 (pbk), xi + 218 pp.
Karin M. Polit
Women of Honour:
Gender and Agency among Dalit Women in the Central Himalayas

Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan 2012
ISBN: 978 81 250 4267 9 (hbk), xvi + 363 pp.

Rainer Emig and Anthony Rowland (eds)
Performing Masculinity
Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-230-57798-5 (hbk), xiii + 240pp.
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