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Author Kuo, Margaret, 1971-
Title Intolerable cruelty : marriage, law, and society in early twentieth-century China / Margaret Kuo.
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
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 Floor2  HQ684 .K876 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 237 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject Marriage -- China -- History -- 20th century.
Marriage law -- China -- History -- 20th century.
China -- Social life and customs -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 1442218401 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442218406 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442218420 (electronic)
1442218428 (electronic)
Standard # 40021728498
OCLC number 795177903