Tag Archives: Cambodia

Cambodian Cham Identities in a Global Age

A review of From the Khmer Rouge to Hambali: Cham Identities in a Global Age, by Kok-Thay Eng. The Cambodian Genocide: most scholars have heard…

Development in Rural Cambodia

A review of Tides of Empire: Merit, Morality, and Development in Rural Cambodia, by Courtney Work. The ebb and flow of empire has washed over…

Forced Eviction and Women in Phnom Penh

A review of “Every day is difficult for my body and my heart.” Forced Evictions in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Women’s Narratives of Risk and Resilience,…

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…

Political Religion & the Khmer Rouge

A review of Pol Pot’s Total Revolution: An Inquiry of Democratic Kampuchea as a Political Religion, by Steven Michael DeBurger. Pol Pot’s Total Revolution offers…

Goddess Images in Cambodian Art

A review of The Symbiosis of Image, Monument and Landscape:  A Study of Select Goddess Images at Prasat Kravan, Kbal Spean and Banteay Srei in…

“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…