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Intolerable cruelty : marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China, Margaret Kuo

Label
Intolerable cruelty : marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China
Title
Intolerable cruelty
Title remainder
marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Kuo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Intolerable Cruelty thoughtfully explores key issues in modern Chinese history, including state-society relations, social transformation, and gender relations in the context of the Republican Chinese experiment with liberal modernity. Investigating both the codification process and the subsequent implementation of the Republican Civil Code of 1929-1930, Margaret Kuo reconsiders the dominant narratives of the 1930s and 1940s as "dark years" for Chinese women. Instead, she convincingly recasts the history of these years from the perspective of women who actively and successfully engaged the law
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kuo, Margaret
Dewey number
306.81095109/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ684
LC item number
.K876 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Marriage law
  • China
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Manners and customs
  • Marriage
  • Marriage law
  • China
Label
Intolerable cruelty : marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China, Margaret Kuo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of tables -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Law and the state -- Introduction -- GMD legal exceptionalism : conceptual underpinnings of the republican civil code -- The rise of public opinion : the case of GMD surname legislation -- The process of civil adjudication : marital justice and the republican civil court system -- Law and society -- Spousal abuse : divorce litigation and the emergence of rights consciousness -- Running away : cohabitation litigation and the reconfiguration of husband patriarchy -- Bourgeois affairs : separation and support litigation and injury to reputation -- Natural eunuchs : husband impotence annulment litigation and legal opportunism -- Conclusion -- References -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author
Control code
823896913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 237 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442218420
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 40021728498
  • 40021892219
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
425579
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823896913
Label
Intolerable cruelty : marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China, Margaret Kuo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of tables -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Law and the state -- Introduction -- GMD legal exceptionalism : conceptual underpinnings of the republican civil code -- The rise of public opinion : the case of GMD surname legislation -- The process of civil adjudication : marital justice and the republican civil court system -- Law and society -- Spousal abuse : divorce litigation and the emergence of rights consciousness -- Running away : cohabitation litigation and the reconfiguration of husband patriarchy -- Bourgeois affairs : separation and support litigation and injury to reputation -- Natural eunuchs : husband impotence annulment litigation and legal opportunism -- Conclusion -- References -- Glossary -- Index -- About the author
Control code
823896913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 237 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442218420
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 40021728498
  • 40021892219
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
425579
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823896913

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