Category Archives: Southeast Asia

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Gay Activism in Singapore

A review of How Does Law Matter to Social Movements? A Case Study of Gay Activism in Singapore, by Lynette Janice Chua. Lynette Chua’s study…

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“Professional Girlfriends” in Cambodia

A review of Negotiating Intimacy: Transactional Sex and Relationships Among Cambodian Professional Girlfriends, by Heidi Hoefinger. Monetized sexual relationships between foreign men and local women…

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Tourism in Late Colonial Vietnam

A review of Vietnamese Tourism in Late-Colonial Central Vietnam, 1917–1945, by Erich deWald. Erich deWald has written an illuminating history of a phenomenon that has…

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Southeast Asian Studies Dissertation Reviews

As one of our new series in 2012-13, “Southeast Asian Studies Dissertation Reviews” will feature friendly, non-critical overviews of recently defended, unpublished dissertations in Southeast…