Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 28, March 2012

Women and Gender Politics in Asia and the Pacific

Guest editors: Linda Rae Bennett, Petra Mahy and Tamara Jacka

Introduction: Women and Gender Politics in Asia and the Pacific
Linda Bennett and Petra Mahy


Young Married Muslim Couples Negotiating their Sexual Lives in the Urban Slums of Kolkata, India
Kabita Chakraborty

Married Men Behaving Badly: Islam, Gender and Extramarital Relationships in Eastern Indonesia
Maria Platt

Infertility, Womanhood and Motherhood in Contemporary Indonesia: Understanding Gender Discrimination in the Realm of Biomedical Fertility Care
Linda Rae Bennett

Book Reviews
edited by Kumiko Kawashima, Tanya Caulfield and Tyrell Haberkorn

Nina Nurmila
Women, Islam and Everyday Life: Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia
reviewed by Lyn Parker

Ashwini Tambe
Codes of Misconduct: Regulating Prostitution in Late Colonial Bombay
reviewed by Tanya Caulfield

Mangai Natarajan
Women Police in a Changing Society: Back Door to Equality
reviewed by Kalyanee Rajan

Chie Ikeya
Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma
reviewed by Nick Cheesman

Being Kartini: Ceremony and Print Media in the Commemoration of Indonesia's First Feminist
Petra Mahy

Matriarchs, Moderates and Militants: Press Representations of Indigenous Women in Australia and New Zealand
Karen Fox

Igniting Desires: Politicising Queer Female Subjectivities in Fire
Senthorun Raj

When a Rudaali raises a Bawandar: The Marginalised get a Voice
Arya Aiyappan

Empowering Women? Feminist Responses to Hindutva
Elen Turner

An Unsuitable Job for a Girl: Violence and the Girl in Two Novels by Sakuraba Kazuki
Lucy Fraser

Forbidden Love and Productive Friction: Taking Transgression Mainstream in the Indonesian Pop Song, Cinta Terlarang
Phillip Drake

Michiko Suzuki
Becoming Modern Women: Love and Female Identity in Prewar Japanese Literature and Culture
reviewed by Melek Ortabasi

Ruth Barraclough and Elyssa Faison (eds)
Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan: Sexing Class
reviewed by Alexander Brown

Yan Hairong
New Masters, New Servants: Migration, Development, and Women Workers in China
reviewed by Debora Di Dio


Books Received


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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