Volume 24, Issue 1 is now available

We are excited to announce that the first issue of the year is now available online. This issue includes Dr. Sharlene Mollett’s article, which was presented at last year’s Jan Monk Distinguished Lecture, a themed section on ‘Sexual and Gender Minorities in Disaster’, three book reviews, and articles covering a diversity of subjects including “crazy cat ladies”. Enjoy!

Gender, Place and Culture Jan Monk Distinguished Annual Lecture:

Irreconcilable differences? A postcolonial intersectional reading of gender, development and HumanRights in Latin America
Sharlene Mollett

Themed Section – Sexual and Gender Minorities and Disasters:

Sexual and gender minorities in disaster
J. C. Gaillard, Andrew Gorman-Murray & Maureen Fordham

We’ve seen the future, and it’s very diverse: beyond gender and disaster in West Hollywood, California
Ben Wisner, Greg Berger & JC Gaillard

Problems and possibilities on the margins: LGBT experiences in the 2011 Queensland floods
Andrew Gorman-Murray, Sally Morris, Jessica Keppel, Scott McKinnon & Dale Dominey-Howes

Remembering an epidemic during a disaster: memories of HIV/AIDS, gay male identities and the experience of recent disasters in Australia and New Zealand
Scott McKinnon, Andrew Gorman-Murray & Dale Dominey-Howes

Segregation, exclusion and LGBT people in disaster impacted areas: experiences from the Higashinihon DaiShinsai (Great East-Japan Disaster)
Azusa Yamashita, Christopher Gomez & Kelly Dombroski

Articles:

Work–life balance of professional women in rural Spain
Mireia Baylina, Maria Dolors Garcia-Ramon, Ana María Porto, Maria Rodó-de-Zárate, Isabel Salamaña & Montserrat Villarino

Discreet to excrete in the concrete jungle: women bike messengers and their inventive urban strategies in three US cities
Jane M. Ferguson

Food practices, gendered intimacy and family life in contemporary Guangzhou
Chen Liu

Women on the move: theorising the geographies of domestic violence journeys in England
Janet C. Bowstead

Queer ecologies of home: heteronormativity, speciesism, and the strange intimacies of crazy cat ladies
Will McKeithen

The pariah femininity hierarchy: comparing white women’s body hair and fat stigmas in the United States
Helana Darwin

Book Reviews:

Contesting intersex: the dubious diagnosis
Cecile Ann Lawrence

New desires, new selves: sex, love, and piety among Turkish youth
Madhu Narayanan

The spirit of revolution: beyond the dead ends of man
Olivia R. Williams

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