Category Archives: Diaspora/Migration

The (Geo)Politics of Korean Cosmetic Surgery

A review of The (Geo)Politics of Beauty: Race, Transnationalism, and Neoliberalism in South Korean Beauty Culture, by Sharon Heijin Lee. This dissertation takes an interdisciplinary…

U.S. Adoptions from Asia

A Review of Race and the Violence of Love: Family and Nation in U.S. Adoptions from Asia, by Kit Myers Recent scholarship documents how adoption…

Gender and Study Abroad from China

Review of Journey of the Phoenix: Overseas study and women’s changing position in China, by Anni Kajanus. Anni Kajanus’s Journey of the Phoenix is a…

Diaspora and Islamicity in Cambodia

A review of Historical Imagination, Diasporic Identity and Islamicity Among the Cham Muslims of Cambodia, by Alberto Pérez Pereiro. This dissertation is an ethnographic study…