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Marriage, law and gender in revolutionary China, 1940-1960 / Xiaoping Cong.

Author/Creator:
Cong, Xiaoping, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Series:
Cambridge studies in the history of the People's Republic of China.
Cambridge studies in the history of the People's Republic of China
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 327 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Domestic relations -- China -- History.
Marriage law -- China -- History.
China -- Politics and government -- 1949-1976.
China -- Politics and government -- 1937-1945.
Domestic relations
Marriage law.
Politics and government.
China.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Part I. Locality, marriage practice, and women
The case of Feng v. Zhang : marriage reform in a revolutionary region
The appeal : women, love, marriage, and the revolutionary state
Part II. Legal practice and new principle
The new adjudication : judicial construction in marriage reform
A new principle in the making : from "freedom" to "self-determination" of marriage through legal practice
Part III. Politics and gender in construction
Newspaper reports : casting a new democracy in village communities
The Qin opera and the ballad : from rebellious daughters to social mothers
The Ping opera and film : nationalizing the new marriage practice and politicizing the state-family, 1949-1960
Epilogue : " Liu Qiao'er," law, and zizhu : beyond 1960.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-316) and index.
ISBN:
9781107148567
1107148561
9781316602614
1316602613
OCLC:
945730190
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