Ma 2015 Daughters

Title Information

Author: Zhao Ma

Title: Wayward Daughters

Subtitle: Sex, Family, and Law in Early Twentieth-Century Beijing

In: Chinese Law: Knowledge, Practice and Transformation, 1530s to 1950s

Edited by: Li Chen and Madeleine Zelin

Place: Leiden

Publisher: Brill

Year: 2015

Pages: 176-203

Series: Brill's Series on Modern East Asia in a Global Historical Perspective 3

ISBN-13: 9789004288485 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9789004288492 (ebk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: 20th Century | Chinese History | Prosecution: Laws

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Additional Information

Author: Zhao Ma, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Washington University in St. Louis


  The Qing Practice (p. 179)
  Elopement in Republican Laws (p. 183)
    Credentials of the Victims (p. 183)
    Relevance of Woman's Sexual Past (p. 186)
    Re-Defining Female Agency (p. 187)
    De-Criminalizing Runaway Daughters (p. 190)
    Defending the Family (p. 192)
    The Age of Protection (p. 197)
  Conclusion (p. 199)
  Bibliography (p. 202)

Added: February 21, 2015 – Last updated: February 21, 2015