In English, with four articles in Chinese.
xvi, 440 pages ; 25 cm.
9789004276437 hardback alkaline paper 9004276432 hardback alkaline paper 9789004276444 (e-book) 9004276440 (e-book)
Social sciences of practice ; v. 3. 2214-952X.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Part 1. Women and the law 1. A Ming-Qing transition in Chinese women's history? : the perspective from law / Kathryn Bernhardt 2. Women's choices under the law : marriage, divorce, and illicit sex in the Qing and the Republic / Philip C. C. Huang 3. Marriage, law, and revolution : divorce law practice in the Shaan-Gan-Ning border region / Liu Yang 4. (From de facto separation to legal separation : rights and obligations in husband-wife separations from the Qing to the Republic) / (Hongying Li) 5. Representation and practice in "privately settling illicit sex offenses," with attention to the "Third Realm" from the late Imperial Period to the present / Fenghua Jing Part 2. Custom, mediation, and law 6. Between informal mediation and formal adjudication : the Third Realm of Qing civil justice / Philip C. C. Huang 7. ("Customary law" as the "source of law" in modern China) / (Shengfeng Yu) 8. (Extralegal origins of the dangers of a corpse : an analysis of case examples of "protesting with a corpse" in contemporary China) / (Chenjun You) Part 3. The system of "turning oneself in" in criminal justice 9. The system of "turning oneself in" in Qing and contemporary China : some reflections on legal modernism / Zhengyang Jiang Part 4. Administration and law 10. Centralized-minimalist government : the Lake Weishan issue and the Chinese mediatory system of government / Lei Tian Part 5. International law 11. Sovereignty and "civilization" : international law and East Asia in the nineteenth century / Junnan Lai Part 6. Theoretical explorations 12. (Using the "logic of practice" to explicate "symbolic capital" : based on the multiple faces and uses of symbolic capital) / (Haixia Wang) 13. Reconstructing Max Weber's "Sociology of law" : the power of idealism and the limits of objectivity / Junnan Lai.
KNN122 .H57 2014
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