Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 19, February 2009

Gender and Culture in Contemporary Indonesia

Guest editor Barbara Baird

Introduction: Gender and Culture in Contemporary Indonesia
Barbara Baird


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

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

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

Women, Gendered Activism and Indonesia's Anti-Pornography Bill
Pamela Allen

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

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

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

Book Reviews

Rey Ventura
Into the Country of Standing Men
reviewed by Greg Dvorak

J. Neil C. Garcia
Philippine Gay Culture: Binabae to Bakla, Silahis to MSM
reviewed by Gwénola Ricordeau

Anne E. Mclaren
Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China
reviewed by Vibeke Børdahl

Dina Lowy
The Japanese 'New Woman': Images of Gender and Modernity
reviewed by Lauren DeCarvalho


Books Received


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