Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 32, July 2013

Cosplay, Lolita and Gender in Japan and Australia

Guest editor: Patrick W. Galbraith

Cosplay, Lolita and Gender in Japan and Australia: An Introduction
Patrick W. Galbraith


Framing Cosplay: How 'Layers' Negotiate Body and Subjective Experience through Play
Alexis Hieu Truong

Posthuman Drag: Understanding Cosplay as Social Networking in a Material Culture
Jason Bainbridge and Craig Norris

Girls Who are Boys Who like Girls to be Boys: BL and the Australian Cosplay Community
Emerald King

Bracketed Adolescence: Unpacking Gender and Youth Subjectivity through Subcultural Fashion in Late-Capitalist Japan
Isaac Gagné

Femme Infantile: Australian Lolitas in Theory and Practice
Sophia Staite

Review Article

New Women, Modern Girls and the Shifting Semiotics of Gender in Early Twentieth-century Japan
Vera Mackie

Additional Papers

The Dialectics of Visibility: Locating AIDS and the 'Big H' in My Brother Nikhil and My Own Country
Neeraja Sundaram

Money, Weights and Measures in the Philippines at the turn of the Sixteenth Century
Malcolm Mintz

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

Fran Martin
Backward Glances: Contemporary Chinese Cultures and the Female Homoerotic Imaginary
reviewed by Maud Lavin

Bishakha Datta (ed.)
9 Degrees of Justice: New Perspectives on Violence against Women in India
reviewed by Manjeet Bhatia

Vasanth Kannabiran
A Grief to Bury: Memories of Love, Work & Loss
reviewed by Krishna Menon


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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