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Gender & National Identity in Brasilia
A review of Gender in the modernist city: shaping power relations and national identity with the construction of Brasilia, by Larissa Oliveira Pires. ...
Muslim Feminism in Indonesia
A review of A Postcolonial Inquiry of Women’s Political Agency in Aceh, Indonesia: Towards a Muslim Feminist Approach?, by Reed W. Taylor. Reed W. Tay...
Native American Women’s Theatre
A review of Confronting Convention: Discourse and Innovation in Contemporary Native American Women’s Theatre, by Tiffany Noell. With her doctoral work...
Governance of HIV/AIDS in China
A review of Opportunistic Infections: The Governance of HIV/AIDS in China, by Elsa Fan. In her dissertation, Elsa Fan explores a contemporary health c...
The Early Islamic Mawali Reconsidered
A review of The Early Islamic Mawali: A Window onto Processes of Identity Construction and Social Change, by Elizabeth Urban. The subject of the mawal...
Masculinity & Globalization in India
A review of Becoming Men in a Modern City: Masculinity, Migration and Globalization in North India, by Harjant S. Gill. Harjant Gill’s dissertation, ...
Gender, Occult & Afterlife in North America
A Review of In the Laboratory of the Spirits: Gender, Embodiment and the Scientific Quest for Life Beyond the Grave, 1918-1939, by Beth A. Robertson.....
Hypersexualities in Classical Japanese Literature
A Review of Hyperfemininities, Hypermasculinities, and Hypersexualities in Classical Japanese Literature by Sachi Schmidt-Hori. Sachi Schmidt-Hori’s d...
Sport & Masculinity in Victorian Popular Culture
A review of Marked Men: Sport and Masculinity in Victorian Popular Culture, 1866-1904, by Shannon Rose Smith. Shannon Smith’s dissertation breaks new ...
Politics of Community for Vietnamese Lesbians
A review of A Queer Political Economy of “Community”: Gender, Space, and the Transnational Politics of Community for Vietnamese Lesbians (...
Eve of the Qurʾan, Eve of the Bible
A review of Imagining the Primal Woman: Islamic Selves of Eve, by Catherine Bronson. Imagining the Primal Woman explores the disjuncture between the E...
Male Sexuality in Japan’s Prostitution Debate
A review of From the Brothel, to the Body: The Relocation of Male Sexuality in Japan’s Prostitution Debate, 1870-1920, by Craig Colbeck. Craig Colbeck...