Gendered Entanglements: Revisiting Gender in Rapidly Changing Asia
Deals with gender issues evolving with modernity of Southeast Asia. Traces the continuity and changes of gender relations and gender perception among Malaysians. Interprets gender empowerment, such as women’s economic empowerment projects in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS), gender coding of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the People’s Republic of China’s, and business way of women fish border traders in Cambodia. Studies women activism in India, lived experience of men and women in rural Indonesia, feminist political ecology in the Philippines. Looks at gender equality through the judicial system in Malaysia, as well as personal laws and gender justice in Bangladesh.