Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 25, February 2011

Gender, Culture and Religion

Guest editors: Carolyn Brewer with Ceridwen Spark


Mary, Motherhood and Nation: Religion and Gender Ideology in Bougainville's Secessionist Warfare
Anna-Karina Hermkens

Nationalism and Religious Abjection in the 1998 Nagano Olympics Opening Ceremony
Taeko Teshima and Andrew W. Jones

Female Sexuality:
An Intertextual Analysis of Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray
Saumitra Chakravarty

Communalism and the Poetic Imagination:
A Study of Indian English Women's Poetry
Anup Beniwal and Amrita Mehta

Maid in Japan: An Ethnographic Account of Alternative Intimacy
Patrick W. Galbraith

Reflections on Interviewing Japanese Female Members of Parliament
Emma Dalton

Conference Report

Crisis, Agency and Change:
The Tenth International Women in Asia Conference
Kumiko Kawashima

Short Story

Death of the Two
Subhash Chandra


Books Received

Book Reviews
edited by Kumiko Kawashima

Kristina Goransson
The Binding Tie:
Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

reviewed by Bai Zhihong

The Modern Girl Around the World Research Group
The Modern Girl Around the World:
Consumption, Modernity, and Globalization

reviewed by Jan Bardsley

Somaly Mam
The Road of Lost Innocence:
The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine

reviewed by Yasuko Sato

Azuma Hiroki
Otaku: Japan's Database Animals
reviewed by Mark McHarry

Louise Edwards
Gender, Politics and Democracy: Women's Suffrage in China
reviewed by Antonia Finnane

Johanna Schmidt
Migrating Genders: Westernisation, Migration and Samoan Fa'afafine
reviewed by Heather Worth

Daisuke Miyao
Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom
reviewed by Yves Laberge

James F. Warren
Pirates, Prostitutes and Pullers Explorations in the Ethno- and Social History of Southeast Asia
reviewed by Stephen Dobbs

Ligaya Lindio-McGovern and Isidor Wallimann, eds.
Globalization and Third World Women: Exploitation, Coping and Resistance
reviewed by Xiaoxin Zeng


Published with the support of Gender and Cultural Studies, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University.
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