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)

Grace Lovell (Southeast 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


Shenila Khoja-Moolji
Sovereign Attachments: Masculinity, Muslimness, and Affective Politics in Pakistan
Oakland, CA: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520336803 (pbk), 288 pp.

Ordered from publisher - available June 2021

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.

Ordered from publisher - available June 2021
Weijing Lu
Arranged Companions: Marriage and Intimacy in Qing China
Place: University of Washington Press, 2021
ISBN: 9780295749129 (pbk), 264 pp.

Available in August 2021

Andrew Maske
Tradition and Triumph: Japanese Women Artists from the John Fong and Colin Johnstone Collection
Oakland: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 9781945483073 (hbk), 280 pp.

Being sent from publisher


Jan Bardsley
Maiko Masquerade: Crafting Geisha Girlhood in Japan
Oakland: University of California Press, 2021
ISBN: 9780520296442 (pbk), 300 pp.



Esra Mirze Santesso
Disorientation: Muslim Identity in Contemporary Anglophone Literature
Houndmills, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
ISBN: 9781137281715 (hbk), 223 pp.
Senthorun Sunil Raj
Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity
London: Routledge, 2020
ISBN: 978-0-8153-5650-9 (hbk), xii + 155 pp.

Francisca Yuenki Lai
Maid to Queer: Asian abor Migration and Female Same-Sex Desires
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-988-8528-33-2 (hbk), viii + 140 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.

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.
Elora Halim Chowdhury and Esha Niyogi De (editors)
South Asian Landscapes: Transregional Encounters
Seattle: University of Washington Press,
ISBN: 978-0-295-74785-9 (pbk), xii + 330 pp.

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
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

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.
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

Todd A. Henry (editor)
Queer Korea: Perverse Modernities
Duke University Press, 2020
Paper ISBN: 978-1-4780-0290-1 / Cloth ISBN: 978-1-4780-0192-8; pp. 400
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



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
Xiaolu Guo
Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China
New York: Grove Press, 2017
ISBN: 9780802128676 (pbk), 384 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.
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.


Shu-Yi Huang
Being a Mother in a Strange Land:
Motherhood Experiences of Chinese Migrant Women in the Netherlands

Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing, 2019
ISBN: 978-1-5275-3204-5, 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
Derek Hird and Geng Song (editors)
The Cosmopolitan Dream:
Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Honk Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2018
ISBN: 978-988-8455-85-0 (hbk), 260 pp.

Aletta Biersack, Margaret Jolly and Martyha Macintyre (editors)
Gender Violence and Human Rights
Seeking Justice in Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu

Canberra; ANU Press, 2016
ISBN: 9781760460709 (pbk), xiii, 384 pp.
DOI: 10.22459/GVHR.12.2016
Olivia Killias
Follow the Maid
Domestic Worker Migration in and from Indonesia

Copenhagen: Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) Press, 2018
ISBN: 978-87-7694-226-7 (hbk).

Martha Macintyre and Ceridwen Spark (editors)
Transformations of Gender in Melanesia
Canberra: ANU Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781760460884 (pbk), xii, 189 pp.
DOI: 10.22459/TGM.02.2017
Michelle Murphy
The Economization of Life
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2017
ISBN: 978-0-8223-6345-3 (pbk), ix, 220 pp.

Martha Macintyre and Ceridwen Spark (editors)
Transformations of Gender in Melanesia
Canberra: ANU Press, 2017
ISBN: 9781760460884 (pbk), xii, 189 pp.
DOI: 10.22459/TGM.02.2017
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