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

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Full title: Intolerable cruelty : marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China / Margaret Kuo.
Other authors: Kuo, Margaret, 1971-
Format: Book           


Table of 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.