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Emotions of Justice : Gender, Status, and Legal Performance in Choson Korea (Hardcover) (Jisoo M. Kim)
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"The Chosn State (1392-1910) is typically portrayed as a rigid society because of its hereditary status system, slavery, and Confucian gender norms. However, The Emotions of Justice reveals a surprisingly complex picture of a judicial system that operated in a contradictory fashion by discriminating against subjects while simultaneously minimizing such discrimination. Jisoo Kim contends that the state's recognition of wn, or the sense of being wronged, permitted subjects of different genders or statuses to interact in the legal realm and in doing so illuminates the intersection of law, emotions, and gender in premodern Korea"--From publisher's website.
Number of Pages: 221
Genre: History, Social Science, Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Law, History, Women
Series Title: Korean Studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
Author: Jisoo M. Kim
Street Date: November 9, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7804
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