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Childbirth Injuries & Religious Subjects in Ethiopia
A review of The Gift of Cure: Childbirth Injuries, Clinical Structures, and Religious Subjects in Ethiopia, by Anita Hannig. Over the last years, obst...
Transgendering of the Peony in East Asia
A review of From Bewitching Beauty to Effete King: Transgendering of King Peony in Medieval Chinese and Korean Literature, by Jeongsoo Shin. The peony...
Gender & Normativity in Post-Tsunami Indonesia
Becoming Better “Men” and “Women”: Negotiating Normativity through Gender Mainstreaming in Post-Tsunami Reconstruction Initiat...
Infertility & Children in North India
A review of Aulad: Infertility and the Meanings of Children in North India, by Holly Donahue Singh. Aulad: Infertility and the Meanings of Children in...
Marriage & Religion in Late Sasanian Empire
A review of Marriage Customs of the Religious Communities of the Late Sasanian Empire: An Indicator of Cultural Sharing, by Haleh Emrani. In her disse...
Women’s Petition in Late Choson Korea
A review of Voices Heard: Women’s Right to Petition in Late Chosŏn Korea, by Jisoo Kim. Jisoo Kim’s Voices Heard: Women’s Right to Petition in......
Feminist Criticism in Chinese Studies
The Promise and Perils of Feminist Criticism in Chinese Studies A few days ago, I was chatting with a colleague on the subject of reading...
Gender & Sovereignty in Northeastern India
A review of The Nation and its Margins: Reading Gender and the Politics of Sovereignty in India’s Northeast, by Papori Bora. In the early hours...
Gender Politics & Modern Chinese Poetry
A review of The Inferno Tango: Gender Politics and Modern Chinese Poetry, 1917-1980, by Liansu Meng. The Inferno Tango analyzes the gender politics of...
South Korean Transnational Mothers
A review of South Korean Transnational Mothers: Familism, Cultural Criticism and Education Project, by Kyung Ju Ahn. Kyung Ju Ahn’s dissertation is a ...
Cesarean Births in Taiwan
A review of Debates on Gender and Technology: Cesarean Births in Taiwan, by Chen-I Kuan. Through examining the conduct of cesarean sections in Taiwan ...
The Body in Korean Modern Art
A review of Reconsidering the Body in Korean Modern Art: Ku Ponung’s Body, World, and Art, by Jungsil Lee. Focusing upon the body in both...