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Between Birth and Death: Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China

Michelle T. King

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785983
eISBN:
9780804788939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785983.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book breaks down the naturalized and eternal relationship between female infanticide and Chinese culture and reconstructs that association as a product of historical processes of the nineteenth ... More


Introduction

Michelle T. King

in Between Birth and Death: Female Infanticide in Nineteenth-Century China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785983
eISBN:
9780804788939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785983.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction begins with an anecdote of a premodern statesman and poet, Su Shi, describing with melancholy an instance of infanticide. Though the instance he recounts dates back to the eleventh ... More


Disability-selective Abortions in National and International Law

Smitha Nizar

in The Contradiction in Disability Law: Selective Abortions and Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466658
eISBN:
9780199087174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466658.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The justifiability or legality of disability-selective abortion law has been assessed in this chapter. Persons with disabilities were not the lone group of people targeted to select out. A similar ... More


Competing Discourses on Value and Quality of Human Life

Smitha Nizar

in The Contradiction in Disability Law: Selective Abortions and Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466658
eISBN:
9780199087174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466658.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The theological, ethical, and legal philosophies that value the inherent worth of human life and contradict selection and elimination of human beings have been studied in this chapter. The legal ... More


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