Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 16, March 2008
Gender, Text, Performance and Agency
in Asian Cultural Contexts

Guest editors Helen Creese and Rosemary Roberts

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

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

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

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

Performing the Nation: Magazine Images of Women and Girls in the Illustrations of Takabatake Kasho, 19251937
Barbara Hartley

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

Performing Balinese Femininity in Migration
Ana Dragojlovic

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

Book Reviews

Ana Garcia-Arroyo
The Construction of Queer Culture in India: Pioneers and Landmarks
reviewed by Subhash Chandra

Cameron Forbes
Under the Volcano: The Story of Bali
reviewed by Brett Hough

Greg Fealy and Virginia Hooker (eds)
Voices of Islam in Southeast Asia: A Contemporary Sourcebook
reviewed by Victor Sensenig


Elisabeth Croll
Carol Jenkins

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

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

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
Lara Vanderstaay

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

Singing the Orphan Blues: Misora Hibari and the Rehabilitation of Post-surrender Japan
Joanne Izbicki

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

Review Article

Malashri Lal and Sukrita Paul Kumar (editors)
Interpreting Homes in South Asian Literature
reviewed by Subhash Chandra

Miyume Tanji
Myth, Protest and Struggle in Okinawa
reviewed by Darryl Flaherty

Jiemin Bao
Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora
reviewed by Megan Sinnott

Khoo Gaik Cheng
Reclaiming Adat: Contemporary Malaysian Film and Literature
reviewed by Jyh Wee Sew

Books received



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