Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 22, October 2009
Books Received for Review

Katherine Giuffre
Collective Creativity:
Art and Society in the South Pacific

Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2009
ISBN: 978 0 7546 7664 5 (hbk), xvii + 163 pp.

Sumit Sarkar and Tanika Sarkar (eds)
Women and Social Reform in Modern India
A Reader

Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-253-22049-3 (hbk), pp. 560
Yinghong Cheng
Creating the "New Man":
From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8248-3074-8 (hbk), x + 265 pp.

Grace M. Cho
Haunting the Korean Diaspora
Shame, Secrecy and the Forgotten War

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8166-5275-4 (pbk), xiii + 245 pp.
Tiantian Zheng
Red Lights:
The Lives of Sex Workers in Postsocialist China

Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-8166-5903-6 (pbk), 293 pp.

Kaori H. Okano
Young Women in Japan
Transitions to Adulthood

London and New York: Routledge, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-415-46941-8 (hbk), x + 294 pp.
Siddharth Kara
Sex Trafficking Inside the Business of Modern Slavery
New York: Colombia University Press, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-231-13960-1 (hbk), xviii + 297 pp.

Ashwini Tambe
Codes of Misconduct:
Regulating Prostitution in late Colonial Bombay

Minneapolis, London: University of Minnesota Press, 2009
ISBN: ISBN: 978-0-8166-513-5 (pbk), xxvii + 179 pp.
Susan Blackburn, Bianca J. Smith and Siti Syamsiyatum (eds)
Indonesian Islam in a New Era
Clayton: Monash University Press, 2008
ISBN: 978 18769 245 46, xii + 212 pp.

nanxiu Qian, Grace S. Fong, Richard J. Smith (eds)
Different Worlds of Discourse: Transformations of Gender
and Genre in Late Qing and Early Republican China

Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008
ISBN: 978 90 04 16776 6, xi + 415 pp.
Neepa Majumdar
Wanted Cultured Ladies Only!
Female Stardom in Cinema in India, 1930s–1950s

Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1008
ISBN:978-0-252-07628-2, (pbk), xi + 258 pp.

Roderick G. Galam
The Promise of the Nation
Gender, History, and nationalism in Contemporary Ilokano Literature

Quezon City: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2008
ISBN: 978-971-550-554-3, (pbk), pp. x + 329
Ligaya Lindio-McGovern and Isador Wallimann (eds)
Globalization and Third World Women
Exploitation, Coping and Resistance

Ashgate Publishing, 2009
ISBN:978-0754674634, (hbk) 214 pp.

Jesook Song
South Koreans in the Debt Crisis
The Creation of a Neo-Liberal Welfare Society

Duke University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780822344643 , (hbk), 224 pp.
C. Sarah Soh
The Comfort Women
Sexual Violence and Postcolonial Memory in Korea and Japan

University of Chicago Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780226767772, (pbk) 384 pp.

Nina Nurmila
Women, Islam and Everyday Life
Renegotiating polygamy in Indonesia

Routledge, 2009
ISBN: 9780415468022, (pbk), 216 pp.
Akiko Hashimoto and John W. Traphagan (eds)
Imagined Families, Lived Families
Culture and Kinship in Contemporary Japan

State University of New York Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780791475782, (pbk) 178 pp.

Yinghong Cheng
Creating the "New Man"
From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

University of Hawai'i Press, 2008
ISBN: 9780824830748, (hbk), 248 pp.
Neferti X.M. Tadiar
Things Fall Away
Philippine Historical Experience and the makings of Globalization

Duke University Press, 2009
ISBN: 9780822344469, (pbk), 480 pp.


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