Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
            Books Received for Review

If you would like to review any of the books listed below please contact:

Kumiko Kawashima (East Asia)

Anna-Karina Hermkens (Pacific)

Safdar Bajwa (South Asia)

If you know of another book you would like to review, that fits our profile of sexuality and gender in Asia and the Pacific, please contact one of the review editors and we will do our best to obtain a review copy for you.

Instructions for book reviewers can be found at: http://intersections.anu.edu.au/submissions.html#Book


Emma Dalton and Caroline Norma (editors)
Voices from the Contemporary Japanese Feminist Movement
Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
ISBN: 978-981-19-2228-2, pp. x, 137



Sarh Hanisch
Searching for Sweetness: Women's Mobile Lives in China and Lesotho
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2022
ISBN: 978-988-8754-01-4 (hbk), 196 pp.
Sarah Lamb,
Being Single in India: Stories of Gender, Exclusion, and Possibility
Oaklands, CA: University of California Press, 2022
ISBN: 9780520389427 (pbk), 236 pp.

Moussa Pourya Asl (editor)
Gender, Place and Identity of South Asian Women
Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2022
ISBN: 9781668436271 (pbk), pp.
Janice Mirikitani
Awake in the River and Shedding Silence
Washington, DC: University of Washington Press, 2021
ISBN: 029574958X (digital), 272 pp.
Hard copy available if required

Madhavi Menon
The Law of Desire: Rulings on Sex and Sexuality in India
New Delhi: Speaking Tiger, 2021
ISBN: 9789354472145 (Digital)
Patrick W. Galbraith
The Ethics of Affect: Lines and Life in a Tokyo Neighborhood
Stockholm: Stockholm University Press 2021
DOI: 10.16993/bbn/

Andrew Maske (curator)
Tradition and Triumph: Japanese Women Artists from the John Fong and Colin Johnstone Collection
Denver: Denver Art Museum, 2021
ISBN: 978-1-945483-07-3 (hbk), 213 pp.
Weijing Lu
Arranged Companions: Marriage and Intimacy in Qing China
Place: University of Washington Press, 2021
ISBN: 9780295749129 (pbk), 264 pp.
This book has arrived and is now available for review

Kaoru Nagayama
Erotic Comics in Japan: An Introduction to Eromanga
Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020
ISBN: 9789463727129 (hbk), 290 pp.
Due to COVID-19, only online review copy available
Senthorun Sunil Raj
Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity
London: Routledge, 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8153-5650-9 (hbk), xii + 155 pp.

Reginald Jackson
A Proximate Remove: Queering Intimacy and Loss in The Tale of Genji
Oaklands, CA: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520382541 (hbk), 250 pp.

Hsiao-Wen Cheng
Divine, Demonic, and Disordered: Women Without Men in Song Dynasty China
Seattle: Univesity of Washington Press, 2021
ISBN: 9780295748320 (pbk), xii + 233 pp.

Francisca Yuenki Lai
Maid to Queer: Asian Labor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-988-8528-33-2 (hbk), viii + 140 pp.
Shi-Yan Chao
Queer Representations in Chinese-language Film and the Cultural Landscape
Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020
ISBN: 9789462988033 (hbk), 412 pp.
Due to COVID-19, only online review copy available

Kristin Ingrid Fryklund (translator)
The Lady of Linshui Pacifies Demons: A Seventeenth-Century Novel
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2021
ISBN: 9780295748351 (pbk), xxvi + 280 pp.
John Wei
Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-988-8528-27-1 hbk; pp. 216

Anandita Pan
Mapping Dalit Feminism: Towards an Intersectional Standpoint
New Delhi: Sage Publishing, 2020
ISBN: 978-9381345559 (hbk), 282 pp.
Due to COVID-19 only online review copy available
Patrick W. Galbraith
Otaku and the Struggle for Imagination in Japan
Duke University Press, 2019
Paper ISBN: 978-1-4780-0629-9 / Cloth ISBN: 978-1-4780-0509-4; pp. 336



Serina Rahman
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle: Nurturing Exclusivist Interpretations of Islam in the Malaysian Home
Singapore: ISEAS, 2020
ISBN: ISBN: 978-981-4881-56-2 (hbk), 39 pp.
Xiaolu Guo
Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China
New York: Grove Press, 2017
ISBN: 9780802128676 (pbk), 384 pp.



Paul Bijl and Grace V.S. Chin (editors)
Appropriating Kartini: Colonial, National and Transnational Memories of an Indonesian Icon
Singapore: ISEAS/Yosof Ishak Institure, 2020
Travis S.K. Kong
Oral Histories of Older Gay Men in Hong Kong:
Unspoken but not Forgotten

Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019
ISBN: 978-988-8528-0606 (pbk), x, 189 pp.


Nancy J. Smith-Hefner
Islamizing Intimacies:
Youth, Sexuality, and Gender in Contemporary Indonesia

Honolulu, University of Hawai'i Press, 2019
ISBN: 9780824878030 (hbk), 262 pp.
Chelsea Barnett
Reel Men: Australian Masculinity in the Movies 1949–1968
Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing, 2019
ISBN: 9780522872477 (pbk) RRP $49.99
ISBN 9780522874990 (hbk) $69.99
ISBN 9780522872484 (EBOOK)

Yoon Sun Yang
From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men:
Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea

Place: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674976979 (hbk), 224 pp.
Grace Chin and Kathrina Daud (editors)
The Southeast Asian Woman Writes Back: Gender, Identity and Nation in the Literatures of Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines
Singapore: Springer, 2018
ISBN: 978-981-13-4990-4 (pbk), xi, 152 pp.
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-7065-5

Rebecca Lim and Ambelin Kwaymullina (editors)
Meet Me at the Intersection
Fremantle: Fremantle Press, 2018
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