Geographical Index


Asia Australia Bangladesh Burma Cambodia China
Cook Islands Fiji Hawai'i Hong Kong India Indonesia
Japan Korea Malaysia Melanesia New Zealand Oceania
Pacific Pakistan PNG Philippines Singapore Solomon Islands
Sri Lanka Taiwan Thailand Timor Leste Tonga Vanuatu
Vietnam


Asia

Baas, Michiel, Queer Asia: Advances in a Field in Motion     [pdf version]

Bardsley, Jan reviews The Modern Girl Around the World Research Group's The Modern Girl Around the World: Consumption, Modernity, and Globalization

Bauer, J. Edgar, Magnus Hirschfeld: Panhumanism and the Sexual Cultures of Asia

Bennett, Linda Rae and Petra Mahy Introduction: Women and Gender Politics in Asia and the Pacific

Brewer, Carolyn, Introduction and Acknowledgements: Issue 2

Coates, Jennifer, The Fragmented Family on Film: Kinoshita Keisuke's Nihon no Higeki (The Tragedy of Japan) (1953) and the Antecedents of the Contemporary Fragmented Family in Japan

Cho, John (Song Pae) reviews Chris Berry, Fran Martin, & Audrey Yue (eds), Mobile Cultures: New Media in Queer Asia

Craven, Allison & Patricia Goon, Whose Debt?: Globalisation and White-facing in Asia

Eklund, Lisa and Kristina Göransson, Resituating Parenthood: Emergent Subjects and Shifting Power Relations in Urban East Asian Families

Göransson, Kristina reviews JaneMarie Maher and Wendy Chavkin's edited The Globalization of Motherhood: Deconstructions and Reconstructions of Biology and Care

Curtin, Brian, reviews Daniel Gawthrop's The Rice Queen Diaries: A Memoir

Curtin, Brian, But what can ever happen to Queer Theory?: An Introduction to 'Queer Theory and Visual Cultures in Southeast Asia'

Dobbs, Stephen, reviews Aat Vervoorn's Re Orient Change in Asian Societies

Dobbs, Stephen reviews James F. Warren's Pirates, Prostitutes and Pullers Explorations in the Ethno- and Social History of Southeast Asia

p style="margin-left:1cm;text-indent:-1cm"> Flores, Linda Narrating Trauma in Takahashi Takako's Sora no hate made: Perverse Motherhood

Goon, Patricia & Allison Craven, Whose Debt?: Globalisation and White-facing in Asia

Grace, Jocelyn's reading notes on Susan Blackburn (ed.), Love, Sex and Power: Women in Southeast Asia

Hartley, Barbara, Women Workers and Traders and the Globalisation Agenda in the Asian Context

Hartley, Barbara, The Fragmented Family in Modern Japan

Hartley, Barbara, Women in Love and Hate in 1960s Japan: Re-reading Ariyoshi Sawako's The Doctor's Wife

Hawkins, Richard, The Meatpacking District (some time in the future)

Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Amy, Women who refuse to marry, polygyny, extended families and other 'anomalies': Alternative gendered visions of intimacy, love, family and community in Asia and the Pacific

Hunter, Cynthia, reviews Kalpana Ram & Margaret Jolly (eds), Maternities and Modernities: Colonial and Postcolonial Experiences in Asia and the Pacific

Hutagalung, Stella reviews Greg Fealy and Virginia Hooker's edited Voices of Islam in Southeast Asia: A Contemporary Sourcebook

Hutchison, Jane, reviews Arvonne S. Fraser and Irene Tinker (editors) Developing Power: How Women Transformed International Development

Jackson, Peter A., reviews Scott Bravman's Queer Fictions of the Past – History, Culture and Difference

Jackson, Peter & Mark McLelland, Introduction to Special AsiaPacifiQueer Issue

Jacobs, Lyn, Remembering Forgetting: Love-stories by Nicholas Jose, Simone Lazaroo and Hsu-ming Teo

Jeffreys, Elena Sex Work, Migration and Trafficking Identity Matters: Non-Sex Workers Writing About Sex Work

Jolly, Margaret and Hilary Charlesworth, Intersections of Gender and Law in Asia and the Pacific

Kam, Lucetta & James Welker, Introduction: Of Queer Import(s): Sexualities, Genders and Rights in Asia

Kaur, Amarjit, International Labour Migration in Southeast Asia: Governance of Migration and Women Domestic Workers

Kawashima, Kumiko, Becoming Asian in Australia: Migration and a Shift in Gender Relations among Young Japanese

Kawashima, Kumiko, Crisis, Agency and Change: The Tenth International Women in Asia Conference

Laberge, Yves reviews Anthony Synnott's Re-Thinking Men: Heroes, Villains and Victims

Lawson, Stephanie, reviews Louise Edwards & Mina Roces (eds), Women in Asia: Tradition, Modernity and Globalisation

Lee, Tracy K., reviews Saskia E. Wieringa, Evelyn Blackwood, Abha Bhaiya (eds), Women's Sexualities and Masculinities in a Globalizing Asia

Lenzi, Iola, Looking Out: How Queer Translates in Southeast Asian Contemporary Art

Mackie, Vera, The Metropolitan Gaze: Travellers, Bodies and Spaces

Mackie, Vera, Reimagining Governance and Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Mackie, Vera and Mark Pendleton, On the Move: Globalisation and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region

McLelland, Mark, reviews William Leap & Tom Boellstorff (eds) Speaking in Queer Tongues Globalization and Gay Language

Matthews, Julie, Deconstructing the Visual: The Diasporic Hybridity of Asian and Eurasian Female Images

Matzner, Andrew, reviews Serena Nanda's Gender Diversity: Crosscultural Variations

Medcalf, Anne-Marie, Introduction and Acknowledgements: Issue 1

Medcalf, Anne-Marie, focus on Krishna Sen & Maila Stivens (eds), Gender and Power in Affluent Asia

Medcalf, Anne-Marie, Introduction and Acknowledgements: Issue 3

Mishra, Vijay, reviews Françoise Lionnet & Shu-mei Shih (eds), Minor Transnationalism

Pattnaik, Sonali, reviews Subhash Chandra's Lesbian Voices: Canada and the World: Theory, Literature, Cinema

Pettman, Jan Jindy, Reflections on the Gendering of States, Sovereignty and Security in the Study of International Relations

Ricordeau, Gwenola reviews Kathy E. Ferguson and Monique Mironesco's edited volume Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific. Method, Practice, Theory

Roberts, Rosemary and Helen Creese, Gender, Text, Performance and Agency in Asian Cultural Contexts

Sandy, Larissa, HIV, Sex and Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific: Introduction

Sandy, Larissa reviews Vanessa E. Munro & Marina Della Giusta's edited volume, Demanding Sex: Critical Reflections on the Regulation of Prostitution

Sensenig, Victor, reviews Greg Fealy and Virginia Hooker's edited text Voices of Islam in Southeast Asia: A Contemporary Sourcebook

Sew, Jyh Wee, reviews Deborah Cameron and Don Kulick's Language and Sexuality

Snodgrass, Judith, reviews Karma Lekshe Tsomo's Buddhist Women and Social Justice: Ideals, Challenges, and Achievements

Stivens, Maila, reviews Aihwa Ong's Neoliberalism as Exception: Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty

Suganuma, Katsuhiko reviews Fran Martin, Peter A. Jackson, Mark McLelland, and Audrey Yue's edited volume AsiaPacifiQueer: Rethinking Genders and Sexualities

Tan Qian Hui reviews Victor Minichiello and John Scott's edited Male Sex Work and Society


reviewed by Thompson, Jay Daniel reviews Zowie Davy's Recognizing Transsexuals: Personal, Political and Medicolegal Embodiment

Vogl, Gillian, Neo Liberal Globalisation, National Security and Border Control Impacts on Displaced and Refugee Women

Warren, Carol, reviews Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie & Maila Stivens (eds), Human Rights and Gender Politics – Asia Pacific Perspectives

p style="margin-left:1cm;text-indent:-1cm"> Wei, John, Queer Sinophonicities in (South) East Asia: The Short Films of Desmond Bing-Yen Ti

Welker, James & Lucetta Kam, Introduction: Of Queer Import(s): Sexualities, Genders and Rights in Asia

Wilson, Ara, Queering Asia

Wilson, Sandra reviews Carolyn Brewer & Anne-Marie Medcalf (eds) Researching the Fragments: Histories of Women in the Asian Context

Xiaoxin Zeng reviews Ligaya Lindio-McGovern and Isidor Wallimann edited volume Globalization and Third World Women: Exploitation, Coping and Resistance

Zubillaga-Pow, Jun, Trans-Aesthetics: The Art of Ming Wong between Nation and State

Zubillaga-Pow, Jun reviews Hugo Córdova Quero, Joseph N. Goh and Michael Sepidoza Campos' edited volume, Queering Migrations Towards, From, and Beyond Asia

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Australia

Bainbridge, Jason and Craig Norris, Posthuman Drag: Understanding Cosplay as Social Networking in a Material Culture

Fox, Karen, Matriarchs, Moderates and Militants: Press Representations of Indigenous Women in Australia and New Zealand

Galbraith, Patrick W., Cosplay, Lolita and Gender in Japan and Australia: An Introduction

Jacobs, Lyn, Remembering Forgetting: Love-stories by Nicholas Jose, Simone Lazaroo and Hsu-ming Teo

Jeffreys, Elena and Roberta Perkins, Sex Work, Migration, HIV and Trafficking: Chinese and other Migrant Sex Workers in Australia

Jeffreys, Elena, Anti-trafficking Measures and Migrant Sex Workers in Australia

Johnson, Carol, Analysing the Politics of Same-Sex Issues in a Comparative Perspective: The Strange Similarities between John Howard and Mahathir Mohamad

Lewis-Harris, Jacquelyn A., Dancing on the Weekend: PNG Culture Schools in Urban Australia

Matthews, Julie, Deconstructing the Visual: The Diasporic Hybridity of Asian and Eurasian Female Images

Norris, Craig and Jason Bainbridge, Selling Otaku? Mapping the Relationship between Industry and Fandom in the Australian Cosplay Scene

Shindo, Utako, 'Feet through': Artistic Practice between Space and Place

Staite, Sophia, Femme Infantile: Australian Lolitas in Theory and Practice

Stein, Michael reviews Dir. Clara Law's, Floating Life [Fu sheng]

Suganuma, Katsuhiko, The (Dis)embodied Swimsuit on the Beach

Winarnita, Monika, Trying Not to Lose Face: Indonesian Women Dancers in Perth, Western Australia

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Bangladesh

Degabriele, Maria reviews Hanifa Deen's Broken Bangles

McHoul, Alec (commentary), Alastair McNaughton (photography), Street and Studio: Popular Commercial Photography in India and Bangladesh

McHoul, Alec, Coda Looking Back ...

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Burma

Nick Cheesman reviews Chie Ikeya's Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Ferguson, Jane M., Is the Pen Mightier than the AK-47? Tracking Shan Women's Militancy Within and Beyond the Ongoing Internal Conflict in Burma

O'Kane, Mary, Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Political Agency of Women Activist-Refugees of Burma

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Cambodia

Grace, Jocelyn's reading notes on the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and Center for Advanced Study's (CAS) Paths of Exploitation: Studies on the trafficking of women and children between Cambodia, Thailand and Viet Nam

Sandy, Larissa reviews Trudy Jacobsen's Lost Goddesses: The Denial of Female Power in Cambodian History

Work, Courtney reviews Peg LeVine's Love and Dread in Cambodia: Weddings, Births, and Ritual Harm Under the Khmer Rouge

Sato, Yasuko reviews Somaly Mam's The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine

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China

Berry, Chris reviews Kam Louie's Theorising Chinese Masculinity: Society and Gender in China

Børdahl, Vibeke reviews Anne E. Mclaren's Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China

Cass, Victoria reviews Wang Ping's Aching for Beauty: Footbinding in China

Chen Ta-Yuan, Half Mountain – Half Sea: Women's Roles in the Fishing Communities of Post-war Kaohsiung

Clode, Jerry reviews Director Lou Ye's Suzhou River

Coates, James reviews Amy Hanser's Service Encounters: Class, Gender and the Market for Social Distinction in Urban China

Di Dio, Debora reviews Yan Hairong's New Masters, New Servants: Migration, Development, and Women Workers in China

Donald, Stephanie, Mapping China – Considering the Presentation of Statistical and Cultural Data for Large Readerships

Donald, Stephanie reviews Dir. Wayne Wang's Chinese Box

Donald, Stephanie Hemelryk reviews Shu-mei Shih's The Lure of the Modern: Writing Modernism in Semicolonial China 1917-1937

Edwards, Louise reviews Nan nü: Men, Women and Gender in Early and Imperial China, vol. 1, no. 2 (October, 1999)

Edwards, Louise reviews Ding Naifei's Obscene Things: Sexual Politics in Jin Ping Mei

Edwards, Louise reviews Arianne M. Gaetano & Tamara Jacka's edited volume, On The Move: Women in Rural-to-Urban Migration in Contemporary China

Eklund, Lisa, Preference or Aversion? Exploring Fertility Desires among China's Young Urban Elite

Evans, Harriet, The Language of Liberation: Gender and Jiefang in early CCP Discourse

Evans, Harriet reviews Charlotte Furth's A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China's Medical History, 960-1665

Farrer, James and Andrew David Field, From Interzone to Transzone: Race and Sex in the Contact Zones of Shanghai's Global Nightlife

Field, Andrew David, Dancing in the Maelstrom of Chinese Modernity: Jazz-Age Shanghai Cabarets as Sexual Contact Zones in Fact and Fiction

Finnane, Antonia reviews Louise Edwards' Gender, Politics and Democracy: Women's Suffrage in China

Gaetano, Arianne reviews Ping-Chun Hsiung, Maria Jaschok, & Cecilia Milwertz (eds), with Red Chan, Chinese Women Organizing: Cadres, Feminists, Muslims, Queers

Goh, Esther CL, Bill YP Tsang and Srinivasan Chokkanathan, Intergenerational Reciprocity Reconsidered: The Honour and Burden of Grandparenting in Urban China

Hasegawa, Eiko, Reconfiguring Boundaries: Expatriate Japanese Women in Shanghai

Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Amy reviews Brigitte Baptandier (trans. Kristin Ingrid Fryklund) The Lady of Linshui: A Chinese Female Cult

Hui, Pang, I am a Cloud

Jacka, Tamara & Josko Petkovic, Ethnography and Video: Researching Women in China's Floating Population

Jacka, Tamara, 'My Life as a Migrant Worker': Women in Rural-Urban Migration in Contemporary China

Jacka, Tamara reviews Elaine Jeffreys (editor) Sex and Sexuality in China

Jeffreys, Elena and Roberta Perkins, Sex Work, Migration, HIV and Trafficking: Chinese and other Migrant Sex Workers in Australia

Jianying, Li, Working for Myself

Jingyu, Cui, Let Bygones be Bygones

Khoo, Olivia, reviews Dir. Zhang Yuan's Seventeen Years

Kobayashi, Yasuko Hassall reviews Wanning Sun's Maid in China: Media, Morality, and the Cultural Politics of Boundaries

Lavin, Maud reviews Fran Martin's Backward Glances: Contemporary Chinese Cultures and the Female Homoerotic Imaginary

Lavin, Maud, Pink Writing: P.R.C.-Based Publishing in English on Queer and Post-Queer Issues

Lavin, Maud reviews Lucetta Yip Lo Kam's Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Lea, Andrew reviews Geng Song and Derek Hird's Men and Masculinities in Contemporary China     [pdf version]

Lee, Christina reviews Walt Disney's Mulan

Li, Xuan, The 'Nursing Dad'? Constructs of Fatherhood in Chinese Popular Media

Liu, Tina, Conflicting Discourses on Boys' Love and Subcultural Tactics in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Liu, Wenjia, Lover-Sister: Female Same-sex Desire and Women's Agency in Feng shuangfei

McLaren, Anne & Iwane Shibuya review Endo Orie's Chűgoku no onnamoji [Chinese Women's Script]

McLaren, Anne, The Grievance Rhetoric of Chinese Women: From Lamentation to Revolution

McLaren, Anne, Competing for Women: The Marriage Market as Reflected in Folk Performance in the Lower Yangzi Delta

McLelland, Mark reviews Wu Cuncun's Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China

McLaren, Anne, Crossing Gender Boundaries in China: Nüshu Narratives

Martin, Fran, The Gender of Mobility: Chinese Women Students' Self-Making through Transnational Education

Mathieu, Christine reviews Shanshan Du's Chopsticks only work in Pairs: Gender Unity and Gender Equality among the Lahu of Southwestern China

Petkovic, Josko & Tamara Jacka, Ethnography and Video: Researching Women in China's Floating Population

Rencong, Zhou, Leaving Huaihua Valley

Roberts, Rosemary, Performing Gender in Maoist Ballet: Mutual Subversions of Genre and Ideology in The Red Detachment of Women

Sargeson, Sally reviews Lisa Rofel's Other Modernities: Gendered Yearnings in China after Socialism

Shibuya, Iwane & Anne McLaren<.a> review Endo Orie's Chûgoku no onnamoji [Chinese Women's Script]

Shishikura, Masaya reviews Rachel Harris, Rowan Pease and Shzr Ee Tan (editors), Gender in Chinese Music

Tai, Mikala, Branded and Planted: The Globalised Chinese Body

Vanderstaay, Lara, Female Consciousness in Contemporary Chinese Women Directors' Films: A Case Study of Ma Xiaoying's Gone is the One Who Held Me Dearest in the World

Emily S. Wu reviews Randall L. Nadeau's edited The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions

Xiangfen, Wang, Looking Back I am Proud

Xiao, Hui reviews Tze-lan D. Sang's The Emerging Lesbian: Female Same-Sex Desire in Modern China

Xiaohong, Mian, Burdened Youth

Ye, Ziling, Zishu nü: Dutiful Daughters of the Guangdong Delta

Zhang, Yu, Competing Representations under Alien Rule: Women in Mongol-Yuan China

Zhang, Yu reviews Andrea S. Goldman's Opera and the City: The Politics of Culture in Beijing, 1770–1900

Zhao, Jing (Jamie) reviews Elisabeth L. Engebretsen's Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography

Zhihua, Huang, The Law is By My Side

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Cook Islands

Alexeyeff, Kalissa, Dancing Gender in the Cook Islands: Globalisation, Regional Flows and the Boundaries of the Nation

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Hawai'i

Ikeda, Linda, Who Counts? Hawai'i's Mahuwahine (Male-to-Female Transgenders) and Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS

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Fiji

Chattier, Priya, Sita's Virtue, Streedharma and Shakti: Politics of Gender in Rural Fiji Indian Society

Clery, Tui Nicola, The F Word: Challenging Gender Norms, Performing Possibilities and Celebrating Lesbian Relationships in Contemporary Fiji

Mitchell, Elke, Towards an Understanding of Transactional Sex and HIV Risk Among Female University Students in Fiji

Presterudstuen, Geir Henning reviews Nicole George's Situating Women: Gender Politics and Circumstance in Fiji

Teaiwa, Teresia K. What Makes Fiji Women Soldiers? Context, Context, Context     [pdf version]

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Hong Kong

Farmer, Brett, Mémoire en Abîme: Remembering (through) Centre Stage: a review of Dir: Stanley Kwan's, Centre Stage

Fox, Timothy, Just Another Cell in the Beehive: Interview with Shirley Geok-lin Lim Feminist Scholar, Teacher and Poet

Jung, Kyungja reviews Adelyn Lim's Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Leung, Helen Hok-Sze reviews Yau Ching's Xinbie guangying: Xianggang dianying zhong de xing yu xingbie wenhua yanjiu [Sexing shadows: Genders and sexualities in Hong Kong cinema]

Lim, Shirley Goek-lin, Poems by Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Liong, Mario, Re-negotiating Fatherhood: Divorced Fathers in Hong Kong Experiencing and Resisting Stigma

Liu, Tina, Conflicting Discourses on Boys' Love and Subcultural Tactics in Mainland China and Hong Kong

McLelland, Mark, Interview with Samshasha, Hong Kong's First Gay Rights Activist and Author

Matthews, Julie, Deconstructing the Visual: The Diasporic Hybridity of Asian and Eurasian Female Images

Tam, Siumi Maria, Practising Gender and Practising Medicine: Tradition and Modernity in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

Tang, Denise Tse Shang, An Intimate Dialogue with Chan Kwok Chan in Yau Ching's Ho Yuk: Let's Love Hong Kong

Wang, Yiman, Chinese Box - Camera Box

Yue, Audrey, Migration-as-Transition: Pre-Post-1997 Hong Kong Culture in Clara Law's Autumn Moon

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India

Aiyappan, Arya, When a Rudaali raises a Bawandar: The Marginalised get a Voice

Anonymous, Interlocutor: Akhil Katyal, Being Queer in Delhi University: A Personal Narrative

Banerji, Rita, Female Genocide in India and the 50 Million Missing Campaign

Banerji, Rita, The Pink Panties Campaign: The Indian Women's Sexual Revolution

Basu, Nivedita reviews Henrike Donner's Domestic Goddesses: Maternity, Globalisation and Middle-class Identity in Contemporary India

Beniwal, Anup and Amrita Mehta, Communalism and the Poetic Imagination: A Study of Indian English Women's Poetry

Bhat, Kamalakar, Embedded Imagination and Otherness in Shashi Deshpande's That Long Silence

Bhatia, Manjeet reviews Bishakha Datta's edited 9 Degrees of Justice: New Perspectives on Violence against Women in India

Bhatia, Manjeet reviews Srila Roy's edited New South Asian Feminisms: Paradoxes and Possibilities

Bhatia, Manjeet reviews Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey's The Great Indian Phone Book: How the Cheap Cell Phone Changes Business, Politics, and Daily Life

Boltin, Kylie a review of Dir. Andrej Fidyk's Battu's Bioscope

Caulfield, Tanya, Life Without Marriage: Actualities of Unmarried Women in Delhi

Caulfield, Tanya, reviews Ashwini Tambe's Codes of Misconduct: Regulating Prostitution in Late Colonial Bombay

Caulfield, Tanya reviews Neepa Majumdar's Wanted Cultured Ladies Only! Female Stardom and Cinema in India 1930s – 1950s

Caulfield, Tanya reviews Salla Sariola's Gender and Sexuality in India: Selling Sex in Chennai

Chakraborty, Kabita, Young Married Muslim Couples Negotiating their Sexual Lives in the Urban Slums of Kolkata, India

Chakraborty, Sanchayita Paul and Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha review Preeti Singh's Relocating Gender in Dharmasastras

Chakravarty, Saumitra, Defeating Patriarchal Politics: The Snake Woman as Goddess: A Study of the Manasa Mangal Kavya of Bengal

Chakravarty, Saumitra, Patriarchal Politics and the (Dis)Empowerment of Hindu Goddesses: Unveiling the Chandi Mangal and the Devi Mahatmya of the Markandeya Purana

Chakravarty, Saumitra, reviews Jayant Bhalchandra Bapat and Ian Mabbett (eds) The Iconic Female: Goddesses of India, Nepal and Tibet

Chakravarty, Saumitra, Female Sexuality: An Intertextual Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray

Chandra, Subhash reviews Manju Kapur's A Married Woman

Chandra, Subhash reviews Ana Garcia-Arroyo's The Construction of Queer Culture in India: Pioneers and Landmarks

Chandra, Subhash reviews Malashri Lal and Sukrita Paul Kumar's edited text Interpreting Homes in South Asian Literature

Chandra, Subhash, Theory, Movement, Context: Women in Culture and Literature in India An Introduction

Chandra, Subhash, Acknowledgements

Chandra, Subhash interviews Agniva Lahiri, Founder and Execuitive Director of PLUS-KOLKATA, an NGO working for protection and promotion of rights of transgenders in India.

Chandra, Subhash, reviews Sumanyu Satpathy's The Voyage Out: Contemporary Oriya Short Stories by Women

Chandra, Subhash, Death of the Two

Chandhrika G, Of Men, Women and Morals: Gender, Politics and Social Reform in Colonial South India

Chatterjee, Niladri R. reviews Arvind Narrain and Gautam Bhan (eds) Because I Have a Voice: Queer Politics in India

Chatterjee, Niladri R., 'Now I'm Chapal Rani': Chapal Bhaduri's Hyperformative Female Impersonation

Chauhan, Vibha S., Psycho-Sexual Universe and Relations of Power in the Novel and Society in India

Conlon, Frank reviews Enrica Garzilli (ed.), Journal of South Asia Women Studies 1995-1997

Das, Chaity, Is vengeance mine? A Semiotic and Cultural Analysis of the Urban Woman Avenger in Popular Hindi Cinema

Dasgupta, Rohit reviews Ruth Vanita's Gender, Sex and the City: Urdu Rekhti Poetry in India, 1780–1870

Dasgupta, Romit reviews Gayatri Gopinath's Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures

Dechamma, Sowmya, Of Death, Rituals and Songs for the Dead: Kodavas and their Histories

Degabriele, Maria reviews Chilla Bulbeck's Re-Orienting Western Feminisms: Women's Diversity in a Postcolonial World

Doron, Assa reviews Craig Jeffrey, Patricia Jeffrey, Roger Jeffrey's Degrees Without Freedom? Education, Masculinities and Unemployment in North India

Huberman, Jenny reviews Assa Doron's Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Ganges: Passages of Resistance

Isozaki, Anna Husson reviews Rita Banerji's Sex and Power: Defining History, Shaping Societies

Jain, Naresh K., Folk Imagination: Women in Indian Love Legends

John, Joya, Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Vishakha Guidelines, Implementation and After

Lal, Malashri, Women's Issues in India: An Overview

Loh, Jennifer Ung, 'Relations that give us the strength to Live': Relatedness Among Kinnars in Madhya Pradesh, India

McHoul, Alec (commentary), Alastair McNaughton (photography), Street and Studio: Popular Commercial Photography in India and Bangladesh

McHoul, Alec, Coda Looking Back...

Menon, Krishna reviews Vasanth Kannabiran's A Grief to Bury: Memories of Love, Work & Loss

Mohan, Anupama, Girish Karnad's Naga-mandala: Problematising Feminism

Pande, Rekha, Women and Children Workers in the Old City of Hyderabad, India

Pandey, Shelly reviews Ania Loomba and Ritty A. Lukose edited volume South Asian Feminisms

Patil, Smita M., Reading Caste, Gender and Sexuality in Dalit Writings

Pattnaik, Sonali reviews Subhash Chandra's Lesbian Voices: Canada and the World: Theory, Literature, Cinema

Pattnaik, Sonali, Outside the Frame: The Representation of the Hijra in Bollywood Cinema

Paul, Namita, reviews K. Elango, A. Ayyan Perumal and J. Mohan Raj's Emerging Issues on Gender and Women Development

Raj, Senthorun, Igniting Desires: Politicising Queer Female Subjectivities in Fire

Rajan, Kalyanee reviews Mangai Natarajan's Women Police in a Changing Society: Back Door to Equality

Rani, K. Suneetha, Caste, Gender and Sexuality in Asia: Introduction

Sajid, Nida reviews Anapama Mohan's Utopia and the Village in South Asian Literatures

Sen, Monishka (pseudonym), Interlocutor: Akhil Katyal, Where Does Friendship End and Where Does Love Begin? A Personal Narrative

Sen, Suddhaseel, Women in Post-Independence Bengal: Mahanagar by Narendranath Mitra and Satyajit Ray

Shruti, Ishita reviews Beatrice Hauser's Promising Rituals: Gender and Performativity in Eastern India

Sharma, Rajesh Kumar reviews Sukrita Paul Kumar and Malashri Lal (eds) Speaking for Myself: An Anthology of Asian Women's Writing

Sridhar, M. and Alladi Uma, Well, Isn't the Well Still the Issue?

Sundaram, Neeraja, The Dialectics of Visibility: Locating AIDS and the 'Big H' in My Brother Nikhil and My Own Country

Thapar-Bjorkert, Suruchi and Gurchathen Sanghera, The Ascendancy of the Khap Panchayats in Contemporary India: Gender, Caste, Globalisation and Violence

Turner, Elen Empowering Women? Feminist Responses to Hindutva

Tara, Shelly reviews Reena Patel's Working The Night Shift: Women in India's Call Center Industry

Turner, Elen reviews Livia Holden's Hindu Divorce: A Legal Anthropology

Turner, Elen, Reconciling Feminist and Anti-Caste Analyses in Studies of Indian Dalit-Bahujan Women

Verma, Subhash Chandra, Amazing Tharu Women: Empowered and in Control

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Indonesia

Alimi, Moh Yasir, Head covering to Live By: Cipo'-Cipo', Shari'ah and Women's Experience of Clothing in South Sulawesi

Allen, Pamela, Indonesia's Anti-Pornography Bill

Baird, Barbara Introduction: Gender and Culture in Contemporary Indonesia

Beazley, Harriot, 'I Love Dugem': Young Women's Participation in the Indonesian Dance Party Scene

Bennett, Linda Rae, Infertility, Womanhood and Motherhood in Contemporary Indonesia: Understanding Gender Discrimination in the Realm of Biomedical Fertility Care

Creese, Helen, Images of Women and Embodiment in Kakawin Literature

Creese, Helen, Reading the Bali Post: Women and Representation in Post-Suharto Bali

Creese, Helen, The Regulation of Marriage and Sexuality in Precolonial Balinese Law Codes

Crockarell, Sarah reviews Evelyn Blackwood's Falling Into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Davies, Sharyn Graham and Hanny Savitri Hartono, The Pretty Imperative: Handcuffing Policewomen in Indonesia
[pdf version]

Devasahayam, Theresa W., Say No to Seks Bebas! Transnational Women Migrants and Indonesia's Strategies for HIV Prevention

Dragojlovic, Ana, Performing Balinese Femininity in Migration

Drake, Phillip, Forbidden Love and Productive Friction: Taking Transgression Mainstream in the Indonesian Pop Song, Cinta Terlarang

Dwyer, Leslie, The Intimacy of Terror: Gender and the Violence of 1965-66 in Bali

Gorman, Hilary, Marginalisation of 'Immoral Women': Experiences of Young Women Street Sex Workers in Surabaya, Indonesia

Grace, Jocelyn, Sasak Women Negotiating Marriage, Polygyny and Divorce in Rural East Lombok

Graham, Sharyn, Negotiating Gender: Calalai' in Bugis Society

Habsari, Sri Kusumo, Fighting Bodies: The Construction of the Female Body in an Indonesian Television Serial

Handajani, Suzie, Western Inscriptions on Indonesian Bodies: Representations of Adolescents in Indonesian Female Teen Magazines

Harding, Claire, The Influence of the 'Decadent West': Discourses of the Mass Media on Youth Sexuality in Indonesia

Hatley, Barbara, Hearing Women's Voices, Contesting Women's Bodies in Post New Order Indonesia

Helliwell, Christine, Engendering Sameness

Hough, Brett reviews Cameron Forbes' Under the Volcano: The Story of Bali

Idrus, Nurul Ilmi, 'Dissolution of Marriage': Gender, State and Islam in Contemporary Bugis Society in South Sulawesi, Indonesia

Idrus, Nurul Ilmi, 'It's the Matter of a Piece of Paper': Between Legitimation and Legalisation of Marriage and Divorce in Bugis Society

Idrus, Nurul Ilmi, Behind the Notion of Siala: Marriage, Adat and Islam among the Bugis in South Sulawesi

Jackson, Peter reviews Tom Boellstorff's A Coincidence of Desires: Anthropology, Queer Studies, Indonesia

Jauhola, Marjaana, 'Natural' Sex Difference? Negotiating the Meanings of the Sex, Gender and Kodrat through Gender Equality Discourse in Aceh, Indonesia

Kellar, Natalie, Beyond New Order Gender Politics: Case Studies of Female Performers of the Classical Balinese Dance-drama Arja

Kitley, Philip reviews Tom Boellstorff's The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia

Kurnia, Novi, Berbagi Suami (Love for Share): The Discourse of Polygamy in a Recent Indonesian Film

Lochore, Laura, Virtual Rape: Vivian's Story

Mahy, Petra reviews Michele Ford and Lyn Parker's edited volume Women and Work in Indonesia

Mahy, Petra, Being Kartini: Ceremony and Print Media in the Commemoration of Indonesia's First Feminist

Mahy, Petra reviews Rachmah Ida's Imaging Muslim Women in Indonesian Ramadan Soap Operas

Marching, Soe Tjen, Sexual Transgression in the Autobiographies of two Indonesian Women

Naafs, Suzanne reviews Lyn Parker and Pam Nilan's Adolescents in Contemporary Indonesia

Nisa, Eva F., Cadari of Wahdah Islamiyah: Women as Dedicated Actors of Ultra-conservatism

Oetomo, Dédé & Josko Petkovic, Dédé Oetomo talks on Reyog Ponogoro, (transcript of an interview filmed by Josko Petkovic)

Palermo, Carmencita Anak mula keto "It was always thus." Women Making Progress, Encountering Limits in Characterising the Mask

Parker, Lyn reviews Helen Creese, Women of the Kakawin World Marriage and Sexuality in the Indic Courts of Java and Bali

Parker, Lyn, To Cover the Aurat: Veiling, Sexual Morality and Agency among the Muslim Minangkabau, Indonesia

Parker, Lyn, Theorising Adolescent Sexualities in Indonesia – Where 'Something different happens'

Parker, Lyn and Helen Bennett, Body, Sexuality and Gender among Contemporary Indonesian Youth: Introduction.

Parker, Lyn reviews Nina Nurmila's Women, Islam and Everyday Life: Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

Petkovic, Josko, Waiting for Karila: Bending Time, Theory and Gender in Java and Bali (with notes for a documentary treatment)

Platt, Maria, Married Men Behaving Badly: Islam, Gender and Extramarital Relationships in Eastern Indonesia

Pohlman, Annie, A Fragment of a Story: Gerwani and Tapol Experiences

Qibtiyah, Alimatul, The Conceptualisation of Gender Issues Among Gender Activists and Scholars in Indonesian Universities

Robinson, Kathryn, Islam and Gender Relations in Indonesia, with a Special Focus on Eastern Indonesia

Saenong, Faried F., Kindred Endogamy in a Bugis Migrant Community

Soon, Simon, Fabric and the Fabrication of a Queer Narrative: The Batik Paintings of Patrick Ng Kah Onn

Tay, Elaine, Global Chinese Fraternity and the Indonesian Riots of May 1998: The Online Gathering of Dispersed Chinese

Wilson, Ian Douglas, Reog Ponorogo: Spirituality, Sexuality, and Power in a Javanese Performance Tradition

Wilson, Ian reviews Ariel Heryanto & Sumit K Mandal's Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: Comparing Indonesia and Malaysia

Sullivan, Charley reviews Annie Pohlman's Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965–66

Surtees, Rebecca, Traditional and Emergent Sex Work in Urban Indonesia

Utomo, Iwu Dwisetyani and Peter McDonald, Religion, Media, Westernisation and Sexuality among Young People in Urban Middle-Class Indonesia

Winn, Phillip, Women's Majelis Taklim and Gendered Religious Practice in Northern Ambon

Wright-Webster, Tracy, Re)articulations: Gender and Female Same-sex Subjectivities in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Japan

Angles, Jeffrey, Penisism and the Eternal Hole: (Homo)Eroticism and Existential Exploration in the Early Poetry of Takahashi Mutsuo

Angles, Jeffrey (trans.), Katsuhiko Suganuma Interview with Takahashi Mutsuo

Angles, Jeffrey (trans.), Takahashi Mutsuo, Poems

Aoki, Chinseki, 'I still have an ambition: to become a scholar'

Aoyama, Tomoko, Performing Father-Daughter Love: Inoue Hisashi's Face of Jizo

Aoyama, Tomoko, Eureka Discovers Culture Girls, Fujoshi, and BL: Essay Review of Three Issues of the Japanese Literary magazine, Yuriika (Eureka)

Assmann, Stephanie reviews (in English) Barbara Holthus' Paarbeziehungen in japanischen Frauenzeitschriften seit 1970. Medien und Geschlecht in Japan

Bardsley, Jan, The New Woman Meets the Geisha: The Politics of Pleasure in 1910s Japan

Barske, Valerie H., 'Dancing Through' Historical Trauma: Okinawan Performance in Post-Imperial Japan

Bowen-Raddeker, Hélène, Resistance to Difference: Sexual Equality and its Advocates in Imperial Japan

Boyd, James reviews Yoshio Sugimoto's An Introduction to Japanese Society: Second Edition

Boyd, James reviews Leith Morton's Modern Japanese Culture, The Insider View

Boyd, James, A Forgotten 'Hero': Kawahara Misako and Japan's Informal Imperialism in Mongolia during the Meiji Period

Broderick, Mick, Topographies of Trauma: Dark Tourism, World Heritage and Hiroshima

Broderick, Mick and Antonio Traverso, Post-war Trauma in Japan: Media, Arts and Gender

Broderick, Mick reviews Anime's Apocalypse: Neon Genesis Evangelion as Millennarian Mecha

Broderick, Mick reviews Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away by Miyazaki's Fantasy

Brown, Alexander reviews Ruth Barraclough and Elyssa Faison's edited volume Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan: Sexing Class

Burgess, Chris, The Relevance of the Bridging of Discourse and Feminist Theory for Japan

Burns, Catherine, Competing Narratives of Romance and Rape: A Marital Damage Trial in Japan

Chalmers, Sharon, Tolerance, Form and Female Dis-ease: The Pathologisation of Lesbian Sexuality in Japanese Society

Chalmers, Sharon reviews Izumo Marou & Claire Maree's Love Upon the Chopping Board

Chalmers, Sharon, My Queer Career : Coming out as a 'Researcher' in Japan

Charlton, Sabdha reviews Dir. Kunihiko Ikuhara's Utena: Adolescence Mokushiroku [The Adolescence of Utena]

Choi, Hyaeweol, Allure and Anxiety: Entertainers, Glamour Girls and New Women in Japan and Korea

Claremont, Yasuko, Chiba Kameo: The Making of Modern Japanese Women

Coates, Jennifer reviews Noriko J. Horiguchi's Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan's Imperial Body

Copeland, Rebecca, Between Allure and Anxiety: An Imaginary Encounter

Curran, Beverley reviews Leonie R. Stickland's Gender Gymnastics: Performing and Consuming Japan's Takarazuka Revue

Dale, S.P.F., An Introduction to X-Jendā: Examining a New Gender Identity in Japan

Dales, Laura, Connection and Collaboration: Women's Centres and NGO Women's Groups in Japan

Dalton, Emma, Reflections on Interviewing Japanese Female Members of Parliament

Dasgupta, Romit reviews Gregory M. Pflugfelder's Cartographies of Desire: Male-Male Sexuality in Japanese Discourse, 1600-1950

Dasgupta, Romit, Globalisation and the Bodily Performance of 'Cool' and 'Un-cool' Masculinities in Corporate Japan

DeCarvalho, Lauren reviews Dina Lowy's The Japanese "New Woman": Images of Gender and Modernity

de Reuck, Jenny & Helena Grehan, Performing LEAR?: Introduction

de Reuck, Jenny, 'The mirror shattered into tiny pieces': Reading Gender and Culture in the Japan Foundation Asia Centre's LEAR

Eckersall, Peter, Tour Performance 'Tokyo/Olympics': Digging the High Times of the 1960s

Emmerson, Richard (trans.), Ishida Hitoshi, Interactive Practices in Shinjuku Ni-Chōme's Male Homosexual Bars

Farber, Rebecca reviews Christine R. Yano's Airborne Dreams: 'Nisei' Stewardesses and Pan American World Airways
[pdf version]

Farrer, James reviews Mark McLelland & Romit Dasgupta (eds) Genders, Transgenders, and Sexualities in Japan

Flaherty, Darryl reviews Miyume Tanji's Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa

Fraser, Lucy, An Unsuitable Job for a Girl: Violence and the Girl in Two Novels by Sakuraba Kazuki

Freedman, Alisa, Train Man and the Gender Politics of Japanese 'Otaku' Culture: The Rise of New Media, Nerd Heroes and Consumer Communities

Freiberg, Freda, Japanese Cinema at Melbourne International Film Festival 2000

Gagné, Isaac, Bracketed Adolescence: Unpacking Gender and Youth Subjectivity through Subcultural Fashion in Late-Capitalist Japan

Galbraith, Patrick W., Maid in Japan: An Ethnographic Account of Alternative Intimacy

Galbraith, Patrick W., Cosplay, Lolita and Gender in Japan and Australia: An Introduction

Ginoza, Ayano Dis/articulation of Ethnic Minority and Indigeneity in the Decolonial Feminist and Independence Movements in Okinawa     [pdf version]

Gotlieb, Nanette reviews Fushimi Noriaki, Matsuzawa Kureichi, Kurokawa Noboyuki, Yamanaka Toshio, Oikawa Kenji, Noguchi Katsuzō 'Okama' wa sabetsu ka: 'Shūkan Kinyōbi no Sabetsu Hyōgen Jiken [Does 'okama' have discriminatory connotations? The discriminating expression case in the weekly magazine Shūkan Kinyōbi]

Gotô, Kazuo, 'I am carrying a heavy loneliness on my back'

Goudie, Teresa reviews Vera Mackie's Feminism in Modern Japan: Citizenship, Embodiment and Sexuality

Grehan, Helena, Performed Promiscuities: Interpreting Interculturalism in the Japan Foundation Asia Centre's LEAR

Hartley, Barbara, Trading in Wives: Crossing the Border of China/Japan

Hartley, Barbara, Performing the Nation: Magazine Images of Women and Girls in the Illustrations of Takabatake Kasho, 1925–1937

Hasegawa, Eiko, Reconfiguring Boundaries: Expatriate Japanese Women in Shanghai

Hasegawa Hiroshi, trans. Mark McLelland, AIDS and the Gay Community in Japan

Hasegawa Hiroshi, trans. Edwin Whenmouth Confessions of Madame Ursula Bearine

Hjorth, Larissa, Re-imagining Japanese Gender and Gaming via Melbourne Female Cosplayers

Holden, Todd, 'I'm Your Venus'/'You're a Rake': Gender and the Grand Narrative in Japanese Television Advertising

Holden, Todd, reviews D.P. Martinez (ed.), The Worlds of Japanese Popular Culture: Gender, Shifting Boundaries and Global Cultures

Holland, Allison, Mori Mariko and the Art of Global Connectedness

Ishida Hitoshi, trans. Richard Emmerson Interactive Practices in Shinjuku Ni-Chōme's Male Homosexual Bars

Ishida Hitoshi & Murakami Takanori, trans. Wim Lunsing, The Process of Divergence between 'Men who Love Men' and 'Feminised Men' in Postwar Japanese Media

Ishii, Kazumi, Josei: A Magazine for the 'New Woman'

Itoh, Mayuko, Dream Chasers: Japanese Migrant Women in International Marriages and their Experiences in the Hierarchy of Languages

Jacobs, Katrien, On the Japanese Doll Complex: Introduction

Jacobs, Katrien, On the Japanese Doll Complex: Four Noteworthy Incidents, film

Jacobs, Robert, Reconstructing the Perpetrator's Soul by Reconstructing the Victim's Body: The Portrayal of the 'Hiroshima Maidens' by the Mainstream Media in the United States

Jung, Sun, The Shared Imagination of Bishōnen, Pan-East Asian Soft Masculinity: Reading DBSK, Youtube.com and Transcultural New Media Consumption

Kawashima, Kumiko, Becoming Asian in Australia: Migration and a Shift in Gender Relations among Young Japanese

Kawashima, Kumiko reviews Elise Tipton's Modern Japan: A Social and Political History Second Edition

Kelsky, Karen, Japanese Women's Diaspora: An Interview

Koerner, Jane and Seiichi Ichikawa, The Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and Gay Men's Community-Based Responses in Japan

King, Emerald reviews Ayelet Zohar's edited volume, PostGender: Gender, Sexuality and Performativity in Japanese Culture

King, Emerald, Girls Who are Boys Who like Girls to be Boys: BL and the Australian Cosplay Community

King, Emerald Absent Mothers, Constructed Families and Rabbit Babies

Laberge, Yves reviews Daisuke Miyao's Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom

Lee, SooJin reviews Christine R. Yano's Pink Globalisation: Hello Kitty's Trek across the Pacific

Leong, Karen, Expanded Spaces and New Relations: The Evolution of New Women in East Asia

Loftus, Ronald, Depicting Women: Reading the Memoirs and Films of Atsugi Taka

Lunsing, Wim reviews Fran Lloyd's edited volume, Consuming Bodies: Sex and Contemporary Art in Japan

Lunsing, Wim, Yaoi Ronsō: Discussing Depictions of Male Homosexuality in Japanese Girls' Comics, Gay Comics and Gay Pornography

Lunsing, Wim trans., Murakami Takanori & Ishida Hitoshi, The Process of Divergence between 'Men who Love Men' and 'Feminised Men' in Postwar Japanese Media

Lyne, Sandra, Consuming Madame Chrysanthéme: Loti's 'dolls' to Shanghai Baby

McHarry, Mark reviews Jeffrey Angles' Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bishōnen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature

McHarry, Mark reviews Azuma Hiroki's Otaku: Japan's Database Animals

McHarry, Mark reviews Anne Allison's Precarious Japan

Mackie, Vera reviews Anne Allison's Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics and Censorship in Japan

Mackie, Vera, Transnational Bricolage: Gothic Lolita and the Political Economy of Fashion

Mackie, Vera , New Women, Modern Girls and the Shifting Semiotics of Gender in Early Twentieth-century Japan

McKinlay, Megan, Unstable Mothers: Redefining Motherhood in Contemporary Japan

Mackintosh, Jonathan D., Itō Bungaku and the Solidarity of the Rose Tribes [Barazoku]: Stirrings of Homo Solidarity in Early 1970s Japan

McLelland, Mark, Male Homosexuality and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

McLelland, Mark reviews Satoru Ito and Ryuta Yanase's Coming Out in Japan

McLelland, Mark reviews Karen Kelsky's Women on the Verge: Japanese Women, Western Dreams

McLelland, Mark reviews James E. Roberson & Nobue Suzuki (ed), Men and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan: Dislocating the Salaryman Doxa

McLelland, Mark reviews Tagame Gengoroh's Gay Erotic Art in Japan: Artists from the Time of the Birth of Gay Magazines

McLelland, Mark reviews Wim Marinus Lunsing's Beyond Common Sense: Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary Japan

McLelland, Mark, Introduction to the Queer Japan Special Issue

McLelland, Mark trans., Sunagawa Hideki, Japan's Gay History

McLelland, Mark trans., Sunagawa Hideki, The Social Situation Facing Gays in Japan

McLelland, Mark trans., Hasegawa Hiroshi, AIDS and the Gay Community in Japan

McLelland, Mark, A Short History of Hentai

McLelland, Mark reviews Wu Cuncun's Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China

McLelland, Mark, (A)cute Confusion: The Unpredictable Journey of Japanese Popular Culture

McLelland, Mark, Constructing the 'Modern Couple' in Occupied Japan

Malone, Paul M., Home-grown Shōjo Manga and the Rise of Boys' Love among Germany's 'Forty-Niners'

Maree, Claire, Ore wa ore dakara ['Because I'm me']: A Study of Gender and Language in the Documentary Shinjuku Boys

Masaki Masataka, trans. Katsuhiko Suganuma, Determined to Live as a Man

Matsumoto, Toshiko, 'I leave my destiny to my Goddess [Kamisama]'

Miller, Jill, Teruko Mizushima: Pioneer Trader in Time as a Currency

Morris, Narrelle, Innocence to Deviance: The Fetishisation of Japanese Women in Western Fiction, 1890s-1990s

Morris, Narrelle, reviews Yuki Tanaka's, Japan's Comfort Women, Sexual Slavery and Prostitution During World War II and the US Occupation

Murakami Takanori & Ishida Hitoshi, trans. Wim Lunsing, The Process of Divergence between 'Men who Love Men' and 'Feminised Men' in Postwar Japanese Media

Nagaike, Kazumi, Elegant Caucasians, Amorous Arabs, and Invisible Others: Signs and Images of Foreigners in Japanese BL Manga

Nakamura, Aya reviews Ronald P. Loftus' Changing Lives: The 'Postwar' in Japanese Women's Autobiographies and Memoirs

Naono, Akiko, Transmission of Trauma, Identification and Haunting: A Ghost Story of Hiroshima

Noguchi Katsuzō, trans. Katsuhiko Suganuma & James Welker, Japanese Lesbian/Gay Studies

Norma, Caroline reviews Emma Dalton's Women and Politics in Contemporary Japan

Ortabasi, Melek reviews Michiko Suzuki's Becoming Modern Women: Love and Female Identity in Prewar Japanese Literature and Culture

Osaka, Eiko Reproducing the Stay-At-Home Wife: Japanese Women's Magazines and the Image of Marriage

Otomo, Rio reviews Jim Reichert's In the Company of Men: Representations of Male-Male Sexuality in Meiji Literature

Otomo, Rio When Her Home is no Longer a Home: Out by Natsuo Kirino

Pagliassotti, Dru, GloBLisation and Hybridisation: Publishers' Strategies for Bringing Boys' Love to the United States

Rabson, Steve, The Politics of Trauma: Compulsory Suicides During the Battle of Okinawa and Postwar Retrospectives

Rawstron, Kirsti reviews Kumiko Fujimura-Fanselow' edited Transforming Japan: How Feminism and Diversity are making a Difference

Rawstron, Kirsti, reviews Kaori Okano's Young Women in Japan: Transitions to Adulthood

Rawstron, Kirsti reviews Petrice R. Flowers' Refugees, Women and Weapons: International Norm Adoption and Compliance in Japan

Roberson, James E. reviews Mark McLelland's Male Homosexuality in Modern Japan: Cultural Myths and Social Realities

Roberson, James reviews Mark McLelland's Queer Japan from the Pacific War to the Internet Age

Ropers, Erik, Labour, Capitalism and Ideology in Interwar and Wartime Japan

Saeki, Junko, Beyond the Gender Dichotomy: The Cross-dressing Tradition in Japanese Theatre

Shigematsu, Setsu, Spectacles of Black-Okinawan-Japanese Feminist Transgression: Militarised Occupations and Afro-Asian Relations in Okinawa and Beyond     [pdf version]

Stickland, Leonie, Focus on Endo Orie

Stickland, Leonie, reviews ennifer Robertson's Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Stickland, Leonie, Reading Notes on Endo Orie

Suganuma, Katsuhiko and Jamie Paquin, On Optic(s) in Sexual Contact Zones

Suganuma, Katsuhiko, Enduring Voices: Fushimi Noriaki and Kakefuda Hiroko's Continuing Relevance to Japanese Lesbian and Gay Studies and Activism

Suganuma, Katsuhiko, Festival of Sexual Minorities in Japan: A Revival of the Tokyo Lesbian & Gay Parade in 2005

Suganuma, Katsuhiko & James Welker (trans.), Noguchi Katsuzō, Japanese Lesbian/Gay Studies

Suganuma, Katsuhiko, trans. Jeffrey Angles, Interview with Takahashi Mutsuo

Suganuma, Katsuhiko, trans. Masaki Masataka, Determined to Live as a Man

Suganuma, Katsuhiko & James Welker, trans. James Welker, Celebrating Lesbian Sexuality: Interview with Inoue Meimy

Sunagawa Hideki, McLelland, Mark (trans.), Japan's Gay History

Sunagawa Hideki, trans. Mark McLelland The Social Situation Facing Gays in Japan

Takahashi Mutsuo, trans. Jeffrey Angles Poems

Teshima, Taeko and Andrew W. Jones, Nationalism and Religious Abjection in the 1998 Nagano Olympics Opening Ceremony

Tanaka, Masakazu, The Sexual Contact Zone in Occupied Japan: Discourses on Japanese Prostitutes or Panpan for U.S. Military Servicemen

Tanji, Miyume, Close Yet Distant Relations: The Politics of History Textbooks, U.S Military Bases and Trauma in Okinawa

Tanji, Miyume, The Unai Method: The Expansion of Women-only Groups in the Community of Protest Against Violence and Militarism in Okinawa

Taniguchi Hiroyuki, The Legal Situation Facing Sexual Minorities in Japan

Tipton, Elise, Pink Collar Work: The Café Waitress in Early Twentieth Century Japan

Tipton, Elise K. reviews Roger Goodman's edited volume Family and Social Policy in Japan: Anthropological Approaches

Tipton, Elise, Introduction to Mediating the Modern: The Magazine Josei in 1920s Japan

Tipton, Elise, Sex in the City: Chastity vs Free Love in Interwar Japan

Tokita, Alison, Performance and Text: Gender Identity and the Kumano Faith

Trefalt, Beatrice, Waiting Women: The Return of Stragglers and Japanese Constructions of Womanhood in Collective Memories of World War II, 1972-1974

Truong, Alexis Hieu, Framing Cosplay: How 'Layers' Negotiate Body and Subjective Experience through Play

Turner, Elen reviews Julia C. Bullock's The Other Women's Lib: Gender and Body in Japanese Women's Fiction

Tyler, Royall, Marriage, Rank and Rape in The Tale of Genji

Ueunten, Wesley, Making Sense of Diasporic Okinawan Identity within US Global Militarisation     [pdf version]

Warren, James F. reviews Yamazaki Tomoko's Sandakan Brothel No. 8: An Episode in the History of Lower-Class Japanese Women

Welker, James reviews Sharon Chalmers Emerging Lesbian Voices from Japan

Welker, James (trans.), Clandestine Wandering in the World of Women: An Interview with Freelance Journalist 'Y'

Welker, James & Katsuhiko Suganuma (trans.), Noguchi Katsuzō, Japanese Lesbian/Gay Studies

Welker, James & Katsuko Suganuma, trans. James Welker, Celebrating Lesbian Sexuality: Interview with Inoue Meimy

James Welker reviews Barbara Summerhawk and Kimberley Hughes (eds), Sparkling Rain and Other Fiction from Japan of Women Who Love Women

Welker, James review Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry, and Dru Pagliassotti (eds), Boys' Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the Genre

Whenmouth, Edwin (trans.), Hasegawa Hiroshi, Confessions of Madame Ursula Bearine

Williams, Alan, Rethinking Yaoi on the Regional and Global Scale     [pdf version]

Wilson, Sandra reviews Vera Mackie's Creating Socialist Women in Japan: Gender, Labour and Activism, 1900-1937

Wilson, Sandra reviews Barbara Sato's The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media, and Women in Interwar Japan

Wilson, Sandra reviews Susan L. Burns' Before the Nation: Kokugaku and the Imagining of Community in Early Modern Japan

Wright, Tim reviews David Wells & Sandra Wilson (eds), The Russo-Japanese War in Cultural Perspective, 1904-05

Wu, Yongmei, Speaking of Life: Life Histories of the Institutionalised Elderly in Kotobuki

Yamaguchi, Tsumako, 'My life is one that burns with enthusiasm'

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Korea

Barraclough, Ruth reviews Jin-kyung Lee's Service Economies: Militarism, Sex Work and Migrant Labor in South Korea

Barraclough, Ruth, The Courtesan's Journal:
Kisaeng and the Sex Labour Market in Colonial Korea

Berry, Chris, My Queer Korea: Identity, Space and the 1998 Seoul Film and Video Festival

Boyd, James reviews Chongho Kim's Korean Shamanism: The Cultural Paradox

Choi, Hyaeweol, Allure and Anxiety: Entertainers, Glamour Girls and New Women in Japan and Korea

Choi, Hyaeweol, In Search of Knowledge and Selfhood: Korean Women Studying Overseas in Colonial Korea

Copeland, Rebecca, Between Allure and Anxiety: An Imaginary Encounter

Ellis, Kathleen reviews Kyung Hyung Kim's The Remasculinization of Korean Cinema

Gehrmann, Richard reviews Elena J. Kim's Adopted Territory: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Politics of Belonging     [pdf version]

Hübinette, Tobias, The Nation is a Woman: The Korean Nation Embodied as an Overseas Adopted Korean Woman in Chang Kil-su's Susanne Brink's Arirang

Kang, Yoonhee, The Old Rhetoric of Emergent Motherhoods: Mothers' Heartfelt Care and Children's Education among South Korean Educational Migrants in Singapore

Leong, Karen, Expanded Spaces and New Relations: The Evolution of New Women in East Asia

Miller, Jill reviews Grace M. Cho's Haunting the Korean Diaspora:
Shame, Secrecy, and the Forgotten War

Noritake, Ayami, Negotiating Space and Gender: Female Street Entrepreneurs in Seoul

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Malaysia

Crinis, Vicki, Continuities and Dis-continuities: The Gendered Experiences of Malay Workers and Migrant Workers in the Manufacturing Industries of Malaysia

Elias, Juanita, Gendered Tensions, Resistances and Confusions in Malaysia's Pursuit of Economic Competitiveness: The Case of Women's Labor Force Participation

Gaffar, Zakian Hasan, Factors, Influences, and Processes in the Experiences of Indonesian Women who Migrate to Malaysia as Domestic Workers

Graham, Sharyn reviews Teh Yik Koon's The Mak Nyahs: Malaysian Male to Female Transsexuals

Izharuddin, Alicia, The Short Films of Mien Ly and an Articulation of Feminist Queer Theory in Malaysia

Johnson, Carol, Analysing the Politics of Same-Sex Issues in a Comparative Perspective: The Strange Similarities between John Howard and Mahathir Mohamad

Koh, Adeline and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow, Introduction: Troubling Gender, Vexing Sexualities in Singapore and Malaysia

Mahmood, Shahirah Bte, Politics of Shari'ah Reform and Its Implications for Muslim Women in Malaysia

Musa, Mahani, Women, Jungle and Motherhood

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Khoo Gaik Cheng's Reclaiming Adat: Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literature

Stivens, Maila, White Babies and Global Embodiments in Malaysia and Singapore

Teoh, Karen, The Burden of Proof: Gender, Cultural Authenticity and Overseas Chinese Women's Education in Diaspora

Wilson, Ian reviews Ariel Heryanto & Sumit K Mandal's Challenging Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: Comparing Indonesia and Malaysia

Wolff, Alexander Michael reviews Adeline Koh and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow's Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia: Engendering Discourse in Singapore and Malaysia

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Melanesia

reviews Richard Eves and Leslie Butt's Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality and Power in Melanesia

Stewart, Christine, reviews John Barker (ed.), The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond

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New Zealand

Fox, Karen, Matriarchs, Moderates and Militants: Press Representations of Indigenous Women in Australia and New Zealand

Oceania

Buck, Ralph, Men Teaching Dance

Henderson, April K., Sean Mallon, Katerina M. Teaiwa, Dancing Gender, Culture and Identity: The Art and Politics of Moving Bodies in Oceania

Teaiwa, Katerina M., An Interview with Multidisciplinary Artist Shigeyuki Kihara

Whincup, Tony, The Woman's Role in Traditional I-Kiribati Dance

Zeplin, Pamela, Grandmothers, Grass Skirts and a Little Piece of Paradise

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Pacific

Bascara, Victor, Keith L. Camacho and Elizabeth DeLoughrey, Introduction: Gender and Sexual Politics of Pacific Island Militarisation,     [pdf version]

DeLisle, Christine Taitano, A History of Chamorro Nurse-Midwives in Guam and a 'Placental Politics' for Indigenous Feminism     [pdf version]

Ginoza, Ayano, Dis/articulation of Ethnic Minority and Indigeneity in the Decolonial Feminist and Independence Movements in Okinawa     [pdf version]

Henne, Kathryn, From the Academy to the UN and Back Again: The Travelling Politics of Intersectionality

Hermkens, Anna-Karina, Mary, Motherhood and Nation: Religion and Gender Ideology in Bougainville's Secessionist Warfare

Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, Amy, Women who refuse to marry, polygyny, extended families and other 'anomalies': Alternative gendered visions of intimacy, love, family and community in Asia and the Pacific

Johnston, Melissa reviews Patty O'Brien's The Pacific Muse: Exotic Femininity and the Colonial Pacific

Jolly, Margaret and Hilary Charlesworth, Intersections of Gender and Law in Asia and the Pacific

Forsyth, Miranda, How can the Theory of Legal Pluralism Assist the Traditional Knowledge Debate?

Loney, Hannah, 'The Target of a Double Exploitation': Gender and Nationalism in Portuguese Timor 1974–75
    [pdf version]

Mackie, Vera, Reimagining Governance and Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Mackie, Vera and Mark Pendleton, On the Move: Globalisation and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region

Matzner, Andrew, Transgender, queens, mahu, whatever': An Oral History from Hawai'i

Matzner, Andrew reviews Serena Nanda's Gender Diversity: Crosscultural Variations

Merry, Sally Engle, The Travels of Gender and Law

Ricordeau, Gwenola reviews Kathy E. Ferguson and Monique Mironesco's edited volume Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific. Method, Practice, Theory

Sandy, Larissa, HIV, Sex and Sexualities in Asia and the Pacific: Introduction

Schmidt, Johanna, Redefining Fa'afafine: Western Discourses and the Construction of Transgenderism in Samoa

Suganuma, Katsuhiko reviews Fran Martin, Peter A. Jackson, Mark McLelland, and Audrey Yue's edited volume AsiaPacifiQueer: Rethinking Genders and Sexualities

Teaiwa, Teresia K., What Makes Fiji Women Soldiers? Context, Context, Context     [pdf version]


Ueunten, Wesley, Making Sense of Diasporic Okinawan Identity within US Global Militarisation     [pdf version]

Worth, Heather, Bad-Assed Honeys with a Difference: South Auckland Fa'afafine Talk about Identity

Worth, Heather reviews Johanna Schmidt's Migrating Genders: Westernisation, Migration and Samoan Fa'afafine

Winter, Sam reviews Andrew Matzner's 'O Au No Keia: Voices from Hawai'i's Mahu and Transgender Communities

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Pakistan

Degabriele, Maria reviews Hanifa Deen's Broken Bangles

Degabriele, Maria, Prince of Darkness Meets Priestess of Porn: Sexual and Political Identities in Hanif Kureishi's The Black Album

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Papua New Guinea

Clery, Tui Nicola reviews Christine Stewart's Name, Shame and Blame: Criminalising Consensual Sex in Papua New Guinea

George, Nicole reviews Margaret Jolly, Christine Stewart with Carolyn Brewer's edited Engendering Violence in Papua New Guinea

Lusby, Stephanie, Refracted 'Awareness': Gendered Interpretations of HIV and Violence Against Women Prevention in Papua New Guinea

Smith, Katherine, Gender Operationalised? Understanding the NGO Gender Response to Papua New Guinea's Cholera Crisis

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Philippines

Andaya, Barbara reviews Carolyn Brewer's Holy Confrontation: Religion, Gender and Sexuality in the Philippines, 1521-1685

Brewer, Carolyn, Baylan, Asog, Transvestism and Sodomy: Gender, Sexuality and the Sacred in Early Colonial Philippines

Brewer, Carolyn reviews Merlinda Bobis' White Turtle

Brewer, Carolyn reviews Heather Claussen's Unconventional Sisterhood: Feminist Catholic Nuns in the Philippines

Brewer, Carolyn reviews Elizabeth Mary Holt's Colonizing Filipinas: Nineteenth-Century Representations of the Philippines in Western Historiography

Caluya, Gilbert reviews Martin F. Manalansan IV Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora

Dvorak, Greg reviews Rey Ventura's Into the Country of Standing Men

Ebron, Grace, Not Just the Maid: Negotiating Filipina Identity in Italy

Espinosa, Shirlita reviews Roderick G. Galam's The Promise of the Nation: Gender, History and Nationalism in Contemporary Ilokano Literature

Garcia, J. Neil C., The Postcolonial Perverse: Hybridity, Desire, and the Filipino Nation in Federico Licsi Espino, Jr.'s Lumpen

Garcia, J. Neil C., From Poems from Amsterdam

Hutchison, Jane reviews Lynn M. Kwiatkowski's Struggling with Development: The Politics of Hunger and Gender in the Philippines

Hutchison, Jane reviews Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu's Possible Worlds in Impossible Spaces: Knowledge, Globality, Gender and Information Technology in the Philippines

Inton, Mikee The Bakla and Gay Globality in Chris Martinez's Here Comes the Bride

Klein, Ronald, Markova, Wartime Comfort Gay in the Philippines: Interview with Walter Dempster, Jr.

Klein, Ronald, Introduction to the Markova Interview

Mintz, Malcolm, The Philippines at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century

Mintz, Malcolm, Crime and Punishment in Pre-Hispanic Philippine Society

Mintz, Malcolm reviews Norman Owen's The Bikol Blend: Bikolanos and their History

Mintz, Malcolm, Children in Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Century Lowland Philippine Societies

Mintz, Malcolm, Money, Weights and Measures in the Philippines at the turn of the Sixteenth Century

Mintz, Malcolm, Jewellery and Body Ornamentation

Mintz, Malcolm , Fibre, Cloth and Clothing in the Philippines at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century

Paguntalan-Mijares, Aileen reviews Vina A. Lanzona's Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex and Revolution in the Philippines

Ricordeau, Gwénola reviews J. Neil C. Garcia's Philippine Gay Culture: Binabae to Bakla, Silahis to MSM

Roces, Mina reviews Roland B. Tolentino's National /Transnational Subject Formation, Media and Cultural Politics In and On the Philippines

Santiago Lilia Quindoza, Syncretic Ethnosexual Rites: Intersections of Sexuality and Ethnicity among Filipinos

Suarez, Theresa C., Filipino Daughtering Narratives: An Epistemology of US Militarisation from Inside     [pdf version]

Victorin-Vangerud, Nancy reviews Fenella Cannell's Power and Intimacy in the Christian Philippines

Winter, Sam, What Made Me This Way? Contrasting Reflections by Thai and Filipina Transwomen

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Singapore

Borch, Rossi von der, Eating Together: Navigating Commensality in Expatriate Households Employing Migrant Domestic Workers in Singapore

Bai Zhihong reviews Kristina Goransson's The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

Chng, Melvin, We the Citizens of Singapore, Pledge Ourselves as One United People … 'But What If I'm Gay?': The Homosexual as a Discursive Citizen in Singapore

Gilbert, David reviews Audrey Yue and Jun Zubillaga-Pow's edited Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Göransson, Kristina, 'The Mumpreneur': Intensive Motherhood, Maternal Identity and the Meaning of Educational Work in Singapore

Ho, Elaine, Stories that Refuse to be Told: Overseas Singaporean Women, Foreign Husbands and the Citizenship Terrain

Hoofd, Ingrid Maria, Making Sense of the AWARE Saga: The Aporetic Enactment of Feminist Responsibility in Singapore

Koh, Adeline and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow, Introduction: Troubling Gender, Vexing Sexualities in Singapore and Malaysia

Lavin, Maud reviews Howard Chiang and Ari Larissa Heinrich's edited Queer Sinophone Cultures

Lyons, Lenore, Localised Voices of Feminism: Singapore's Association of Women for Action and Research

Oswin, Natalie, Sexual Citizenship in Singapore: The Politics of Population

Ross, Oliver, Watching Solos in Singapore: Homosexuality, Surrealism and Queer Politics

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Parinya Charoenphol (Nong Toom) Boxing Cabaret

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Won Young Oh (Adaptation & Direction) The Return, by Theatre Company Nottle

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Jeffrey Tan (Director) Duncan Sarkies (Writer) Lovepuke, Theatre Works, Education & Outreach Singapore

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Aidli 'Alin' Mosbit (Writer & Director) Impenjarament [Imprisonment], Teater Ekamatra

Sew, Jyh Wee, reviews Takao Kawaguchi and Fuyuki Yamakawa's D.D.D.

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Ramesh Meyyappan's Gin and Tonic and Passing Trains

Stivens, Maila, White Babies and Global Embodiments in Malaysia and Singapore

Tan, Eugene, Troublesome Women and the Patriarchal State: Bifurcated Belonging in Singapore

Teoh, Karen, The Burden of Proof: Gender, Cultural Authenticity and Overseas Chinese Women's Education in Diaspora

Wolff, Alexander Michael reviews Adeline Koh and Yu-Mei Balasingamchow's Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia: Engendering Discourse in Singapore and Malaysia

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Solomon Islands

Hermkens, Anna-Karina, 'Raits blong mere?' Framing Human Rights and Gender Relations in Solomon Islands

Monson, Rebecca, Vernacularising Political Participation: Strategies of Women Peace-builders in Solomon Islands

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Sri Lanka

Azmi, Fazeeha, The Vulnerability of Women Traders in the Thambuttegama Periodic Market, or Pola, in Sri Lanka

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Taiwan
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Louie, Kam reviews Fran Martin's Situating Sexualities: Queer Representation in Taiwanese Fiction, Film and Public Culture

Martin, Fran reviews Hans Tao-Ming Huang's Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan

Martin, Fran, Wild Women and Mechanical Men: a review of Dir. Tsai Ming-Liang's, The Hole

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Thailand

Aulino, Felicity reviews Patchanee Malikhao's Sex in the Village: Culture, Religion and HIV/AIDS in Thailand

Beaumont-Vernon, Anne reviews Megan J. Sinnott's Toms and Dees: Transgender Identity and Female Same-Sex Relationships in Thailand

Berry, Chris, Bangkok's Alternative Love Film Festival Raided: Chris Berry interviews Sopawan Boonimitra

Bowie, Katherine A. reviews Peter A. Jackson & Nerida M. Cook (eds), Genders and Sexualities in Modern Thailand

Costa, LeeRay M. reviews Penny Van Esterik's Materializing Thailand,

Costa, LeeRay M. & Andrew Matzner, Abusing Images: Domestic Violence in Thai Cartoon Books

Esara, Pilapa, Loving Warm Families: Exploring Gender Equality within a Bangkok Slum

Farrelly, Nicholas reviews Patricia V. Symonds' Calling in the Soul: Gender and the Cycle of Life in a Hmong Village

Grace, Jocelyn's reading notes on the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and Center for Advanced Study's (CAS) Paths of Exploitation: Studies on the trafficking of women and children between Cambodia, Thailand and Viet Nam

Jackson, Peter, Spurning Alphonso Lingis' Thai 'Lust': The Perils of a Philosopher at Large

Jackson, Peter, Performative Genders, Peverse Desires: A Bio-History of Thailand's Same-Sex and Transgender Cultures

Jackson, Peter, Thai Genders and the Limits of Western Gender Theory—a review essay of Penny Van Esterik's, Materializing Thailand

Lingis, Alphonso Reply to Peter Jackson's 'Spurning Alphonso Lingis' Thai 'Lust': The Perils of a Philosopher at Large'

Matzner, Andrew reviews Mary Beth Mills', Thai Women in the Global Labor Force

Matzner, Andrew & LeeRay Costa, Abusing Images: Domestic Violence in Thai Cartoon Books

Ruth Benedict Book Prize awarded in 2011 to Peter A. Jackson (ed.) Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Sew, Jyh Wee reviews Parinya Charoenphol (Nong Toom) Boxing Cabaret

Sinnott, Megan reviews Jiemin Bao's Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora

Storer, Graeme Performing Sexual Identity: Naming and Resisting Gayness in Modern Thailand

Winter, Sam, What Made Me This Way? Contrasting Reflections by Thai and Filipina Transwomen

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Timor Leste

Johnston, Melissa reviews Tom Therik's Wehali, the Female Land: Traditions of a Timorese Ritual Centre

Loney, Hannah 'The Target of a Double Exploitation': Gender and Nationalism in Portuguese Timor 1974–75
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Tonga

McMillan, Karen, Tradition, Respect and the Tongan Telegraph: Cultural, Familial, and Personal Risk Attached to Condom Use for Young People in Tonga

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Vanuatu

McDonnell, Siobhan, Exploring the Cultural Power of Land Law in Vanuatu: Law as a Performance that Creates Meaning and Identities

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Vietnam

Chiu, Lily V., 'An Open Wound on a Smooth Skin': (Post)colonialism and the Melancholic Performance of Trauma in the Works of Linda Lê

Frost, Stephen reviews Mandy Thomas' Dreams in the Shadows: Vietnamese-Australian Lives in Transition

Grace, Jocelyn reviews Ha Thi Phuong Tien and Ha Quang Ngoc's Female Labour Migration: Rural-Urban

Grace, Jocelyn's reading notes on the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and Center for Advanced Study's (CAS) Paths of Exploitation: Studies on the trafficking of women and children between Cambodia, Thailand and Viet Nam

Grace, Jocelyn reviews Oscar Salemink (ed.), Viet Nam's Cultural Diversity: Approaches to Preservation

Medcalf, Anne-Marie reviews Natalie Huynh Chau Nguyen's Vietnamese Voices: Gender and Cultural Identity in the Vietnamese Francophone Novel

Medcalf, Anne-Marie, The Archives' Tales: Gender, Class and Colonial Migration Practices in Vietnam, 1897–1920

Nguyen, Nathalie, Writing and Memory in Kim Lefèvre's Autobiographical Narratives

Nguyen, Nathalie, 'Métisse Blanche': Entretien avec Kim Lefèvre (Introduction in English)

Nguyen, Nathalie Huynh Chau, War Through Women's Eyes: Nam Phuong's Red on Gold and Yung Krall's A Thousand Tears Falling

Nguyen, Nathalie Huynh Chau, Vietnamese Women: Narratives of Cross-Cultural Marriage

Peters, Erica J., Colonial Cholon and its 'Missing' Métisses, 1859–1919

Thomas, Mandy, Stitching at the Boundaries: Vietnamese Garment Industry Workers in Transnational Spaces

Yeager, Jack A., Departure as Return: Kim Doan's Sur place

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