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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 917–936.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Keith McMahon Abstract This study examines Chinese imperial polygamy under two aspects, as institution and actual practice. Institution refers to its existence as a set of rules and expectations, practice to the actual ways in which imperial people carried out polygamy as recorded in both...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1197–1198.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Paize Keulemans Polygamy and Sublime Passion: Sexuality in China on the Verge of Modernity . By Keith McMahon . Honolulu : University of Hawai‘i Press , 2010 . vii , 215 pp. $55.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2010 2010 In Polygamy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 372–374.
Published: 01 February 1982
... classificatory sections, special subsections have been developed to identify the sources that deal specifically with the role and status of women in Korean society. To give some indication of how the various systems of classification might be used, let us take as an example the subject of polygamy in Korean...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 543–544.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... Discourses against prostitution were tinged with a sense of nationalism: prostitution was inimical to Thailand s international image as a civilized nation. Another theme is polygamy as a social context that embodies class and gender relations and double standards of morality for men and women. A third theme...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 444–445.
Published: 01 May 1996
... are "the beauties and scholars, who each contain the other in cross-gendered symmetry, each having the looks or taking on the attributes of the other" (p. 14). McMahon sees polygamy as a major issue in early Qing fiction. Polygamy was, of course, a well-established practice in China, available to any man who wanted...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 1136–1137.
Published: 01 November 2018
... framings of polygamy and “managed his heart” through Psikologi Islam , but he lost his television spot and never recovered to the fame he once had. This fall is not simply an indication of Indonesian popular opinion about polygamy, but rather, as Hoesterey argues, is revealing of the “economic...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1956) 15 (4): 607–608.
Published: 01 August 1956
... polygamy (p. 33) practiced by Koreans was mainly an upper class phenomenon and was not typical of the whole society. Moreover, it was not real polygamy, but a plurality of mates, only one having the status of wife. Also Korean women had more influence in the home than the author indicates (p. 33...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 436–437.
Published: 01 May 1989
... with the Abendanons has now been published; it yields a different picture of Kartini. It was already known that Kartini abhorred polygamy. Now we can read how much as a child she had suffered under the practice. Her own mother is not the Mama to whom she refers in her letters but a secondary wife of her father...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 333–353.
Published: 01 May 1998
... . Cambridge : Polity Press . Chomchai Prachoom . 1965 . Chulalongkorn the Great . Tokyo : The Centre for East Asian Cultural Studies . Reynolds Craig J. 1977 . “A Nineteenth-Century Thai Buddhist Defense of Polygamy and Some Remarks on the Social History of Women in Thailand...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 279–281.
Published: 01 February 1994
..., transfers, and promotions for their male relatives. In the 1911 publication, J. H. Abendanon had introduced readers to the public Kartini: the young woman who thought seriously on such issues as polygamy, child marriage, vocational education, the role of women as mothers, and racial discord in colonial life...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (2): 437–439.
Published: 01 May 1989
... with the Abendanons has now been published; it yields a different picture of Kartini. It was already known that Kartini abhorred polygamy. Now we can read how much as a child she had suffered under the practice. Her own mother is not the Mama to whom she refers in her letters but a secondary wife of her father...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 621–644.
Published: 01 August 1966
... in polygamy) without a thorough understanding of the society involved, as both colonial and contemporary legislatures have attempted in Singapore, is of questionable effectiveness. This note concerning the development of the Chinese family law institutions of Singapore and Malaysia from initial recognition...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 442–444.
Published: 01 May 1996
... symmetry, each having the looks or taking on the attributes of the other" (p. 14). McMahon sees polygamy as a major issue in early Qing fiction. Polygamy was, of course, a well-established practice in China, available to any man who wanted and could afford it. Prescriptive Confucian texts, medical books...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 723–742.
Published: 01 August 1969
... and with the same limitations as foreign law is applied by our courts to foreigners and foreign transactions.” 3 Hyde v. Hyde , L.R. 1, P. & D. 130. The judge in this case, however, expressely limited the application of this principle to societies where polygamy is not recognized. 4...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 544–548.
Published: 01 May 2004
... to organize, was advocated. Polygamy, the immorality and extravagance of elite males, the unfairness of existing marriage and divorce laws, and prostitution continued to be criticized. Sympathy for the poor and working class and advocacy for respect for human dignity were articulated. Nationalist images...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (3): 348.
Published: 01 May 1963
... 348 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES study. They do perhaps point up the fact later checked by legislation. No true picture of that though ancient Indian political thought Indian society can possibly emerge by citing- and institutions have been better studied than the evidences of slavery, polygamy, child mar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 565–567.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and extremists. Rather than accepting the conventional dichotomy of feminism and religion, they have woven them together. Basarudin then traces how SIS's activism shifted from a focus on domestic violence and polygamy to contesting Islamic family law, challenging the institutionalization of conservative versions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1118–1120.
Published: 01 November 2011
...-century notarial records ( protocolos ), Chu explores patterns and strategies of religious conversion and practice (including naming and burial rites), marriage (including “consensual unions” and “polygyny/polygamy”), inheritance, gender relations, education, citizenship, and residential and household...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 814–820.
Published: 01 November 1988
... be marginally better in its reformed form, but in practice there is little difference in the injustices that women suffer. As an example, she notes that although polygamy is legal for Muslims and illegal for Hindus, in practice the incidence of polygamy in 1975 was 5.8 percent among Hindus and 5.7 percent among...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (3): 901–902.
Published: 01 August 1995
... and correlations which fill this volume. Inevitably, a few queries arise as to Jones's use of anthropological concepts, e.g., "polygamy" for "polygyny," some evolutionary ideas of kinship, and the inconsistency in the spelling of syari'ahhhari'ah, but these do not diminish the real contribution...