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Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Susan L. Burns and Barbara J. Brooks (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Beginning in the nineteenth century, law as practice, discourse, and ideology became a powerful means of reordering gender relations in modern nation-states and their colonies around the world. This ... More


Outwith the Law in Samoa and Tonga

Sue farran

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that transgender Pacific Islanders in Samoa and Tonga remain beyond or “outwith” the law in a number of ways and yet also within it when the boundaries shift. It considers certain ... More


The Exclusionary Rules against Illegally Obtained Evidence

Jiahong He

in Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856618
eISBN:
9780824868703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the third case of “back from the dead,” Zhao Zuohai was arrested for murdering a villager in1998 and convicted in 2002. In 2010, after the “victim” came back alive to the village, a retrial ... More


The Reduction of Punishment in a Case of Doubt

Jiahong He

in Back from the Dead: Wrongful Convictions and Criminal Justice in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824856618
eISBN:
9780824868703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856618.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In another case of “back from the dead,” She Xianglin was convicted of murdering his wife in 1994 and sentenced to death, though this sentence was later commuted to fifteen years' imprisonment. In ... More


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