Law

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Sex, Law, and Society in Late Imperial China by Matthew Harvey Sommer
Sex, Law, and Society in Late Imperial China
by Matthew Harvey Sommer
This study of the regulation of sexuality in the Qing dynasty explores the social context for sexual behavior criminalized by the state, showing how regulation shifted away from status to a new regime of gender that mandated a uniform standard of sexual morality and criminal liability for all people, regardless of their social status.
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Social Power and Legal Culture by Melissa Macauley
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Kindly Inquisitors by Jonathan Rauch
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East West Street by Philippe Sands