Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context
Issue 13, August 2006
Books Received

Patty O'Brien,
The Pacific Muse
Exotic Feminity and the Colonial Pacific
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press
2006, ISBN 0-0295-98609-3, pp. x, 347.

Tamara Loos
Subject Siam:
Family, Law, and COlonial Modernity in Thailand

Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2006
ISBN 13: 978-0-8014-4393-0 (cloth: alk.paper), pp. x, 212.
Vernon Porritt
The Rise and Fall of Communism in Sarawak 1940-1990,
Clayton: Monash Asia Institute, 2004,
ISBN 1-876924 27 6, pp. ix, 355

Arvonne S. Fraser and Irene Tinker (eds)
Developing Power
How Women Transformed International Development

New York: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2004,
ISBN 1-558610485-0 (pbk: alk paper), pp. xxx, 373.
Louise Edwards and Mina Roces (eds),
Women's Suffrage in Asia
Gender, Nationalism and Democracy
London and New York: RoutledgeCurzon, 2004,
ISBN 0-415-33251-6, pp. xvi, 253.

Aihwa Ong,
Neolibralism as Exception:
Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty

Durham and Londn: Duke University Press, 2006,
ISBN 0-8223-3748-7 (pbk) $US22.95, pp. 304.
Tomiko Yoda,
Gender and National Literature
Heian Texts in the Construction of Japanese Modernity
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2004,
ISBN 0-8223-3187-X, pp. xvi, 277.

Seungsook Moon,
Militarised Modernity and Gendered Citizenship in South Korea,
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2005,
ISBN 0-8223-3627-8, pp. x, 254.
Jan Newberry
Back Door Java:
State Formation and the Domsetic in Working Class Java

Ontario: Broadview Press, 2006,
ISBN 1-555111-689-8, pp. 200.

Tom Therik,
Wehali the Female Land: Traditions of a Timorese Ritual Centre,
Canberra: Pandanus Books and Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, ANU, 2004,
ISBN 1 74076 146 4, pp. xvii, 332.
Czarina Saloma-Akpedonu
Possible Worlds in Impossible Spaces:
Knowledge, Globality, Gender and Information Technology in the Philippines

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila Press, 2006,
ISBN 971-550-497-3, pp. x, 247.

Yves Goudineau (editor),
Laos and Ethnic Minority Cultures: Promoting Heritage,
Paris: UNESCO Publishing, 2003,
ISBN 92-3-103891-5, pp. 295.


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