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Running away from the Palace

Melissa S. Dale

in Inside the World of the Eunuch: A Social History of the Emperor's Servants in Qing China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455751
eISBN:
9789888455607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455751.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

The abundance of cases in the historical record of palace eunuchs running away, often repeatedly, reflects poorly on the imperial court’s treatment of its eunuchs and effectiveness at times in ... More


The Evolution of Crustacean Mating Systems

Stephen M. Shuster

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

A quantitative approach is described for mating system analysis that measures the source and intensity of sexual selection. Using data commonly available from ecological, life history and behavioral ... More


Concluding Thoughts, Final Words, and Big Pictures: Indian Runaways in Larger Frames

Jonah Steinberg

in A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter raises three foundational questions to explore what is at stake, intellectually and fundamentally, in the patterns that can be discerned in children's departures across India. ... More


Deserting Daughters: Runaways and the Red-Light District of Montreal before 1945

Tamara Myers

in Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236764.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on ‘delinquent’ teenage girls in inter-war Montreal. A major target of the modern juvenile justice movement – the sex delinquent – could be determined daily in the nation's ... More


Décalage Permanent: Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s Fuir

Joshua Armstrong

in Maps and Territories: Global Positioning in the Contemporary French Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786942012
eISBN:
9781789629897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942012.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns to Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s Fuir [Running Away] (Prix Médicis, 2005), which takes place in the overcrowded and fever-pitched territories of industrial hubs of Shanghai and Beijing ... More


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