Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context
Issue 15, May 2007

Gender, Governance and Security in the Asia-Pacific Region

Guest editors Vera Mackie and Sarah Pinto

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

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

Reconfiguring Boundaries: Expatriate Japanese Women in Shanghai
Eiko Hasegawa

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

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

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

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

Arts Reviews by Jyh Wee Sew

Won Young Oh (Adaptation & Direction)
The Return, by Theatre Company Nottle

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

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

Book Reviews

Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Buddhist Women and Social Justice:: Ideals, Challenges, and Achievements
reviewed by Judith Snodgrass

Tom Therik
Wehali, the Female Land: Traditions of a Timorese Ritual Centre
reviewed by Melissa Johnston

Elaine Jeffreys (editor)
Sex and Sexuality in China
reviewed by Tamara Jacka

Subhash Chandra
Lesbian Voices: Canada and the World: Theory, Literature, Cinema
reviewed by Sonali Pattnaik

Deborah Cameron and Don Kulick
Language and Sexuality
reviewed by Jyh Wee Sew

Aihwa Ong
Neoliberalism as Exception: Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty
reviewed by Maila Stivens

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

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


Books received and available for review

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