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Dowry Fund

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History.

Two changes paved the way for the emergence of dowry funds in medieval Europe. In twelfth-century Italy, Roman dowry was substituted for husbands' gifts to wives as the chief transfer ...

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Dowry Fund

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History.

Two changes paved the way for the emergence of dowry funds in medieval Europe. In twelfth-century Italy, Roman dowry was substituted for husbands' gifts to wives as the chief transfer ...

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Dowry Fund

Susan Mosher Stuard.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History. 604 words.

Two changes paved the way for the emergence of dowry funds in medieval Europe. In twelfth-century Italy, Roman dowry was

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Reconstituting Dowry and Brideprice in South China

Deborah Davis and Stevan Harrell.

in Chinese Families in the Post-Mao Era

October 1993; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 11884 words.

This chapter addresses theoretical debates in anthropology with regard to marital exchanges, which it uses to highlight the complexity of family dynamics and cultural exigencies as several...

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Earning the dowry: domestic service and donations

Dana Wessell Lightfoot.

in Women, dowries and agency

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 17448 words.

Labouring-status women who married in late medieval Valencia gathered their marital assets in two ways: earning them through work or receiving them from outside donors. Chapter Five...

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Playing the Lottery for Marriage and Profit

Amy M. Froide.

in Silent Partners

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); Economic History. 14391 words.

This chapter examines female adventurers in the private and State lotteries of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Lotteries were popular with women from the start and many prize...

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Madness Experienced as Faith

Anubha Sood.

in Our Most Troubling Madness

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Anthropology. 4891 words.

Spirit possession is what anthropologists call a common “idiom of distress” in India. That is, anthropologists observe that spirit possession is a way of behaving that signals emotional...

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Laodice

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Daughter of Mithradates II of Pontus, married Antiochus III at Zeugma (221 bc) at a ceremonial royal wedding (Polyb. 5. 43. 1–4). The marriage was one of several examples (e.g. Seleucus I)...

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Perceptions of Justice and Hierarchies of Rape: Rethinking Approaches to Sexual Violence in Eastern Congo from the Ground up

Sahla Aroussi.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 9897 words.

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Based on extensive fieldwork in South Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), this article considers the question of justice for...

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Feminism, Approach to International Law

Christine Chinkin.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5304 words.

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Women, Rights of, International Protection

Christine Chinkin.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 6974 words.

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Violence Against Women

Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin and Beate Rudolf.

in The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 32 pages. 18033 words.

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Contemporary Slavery

Suzanne Miers.

in A Historical Guide to World Slavery

January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3389 words.

In 1975 a working group of the United Nations was established to collect evidence on slavery and a wide variety of practices that have been variously described as analogous to slavery,...

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Black Towns

Kathleen Thompson.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2928 words.

Black women have been the cultural, social, and economic support of black towns in America for centuries. There were Senegalese enclaves in Louisiana in the 1700s. In the late eighteenth...

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Article 5

Marsha A. Freeman, Christine Chinkin and Beate Rudolf.

in The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 28 pages. 15104 words.

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Intersectionality as Locality: Children and Transitional Justice in Nepal

Krista Billingsley.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 12041 words.

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Transitional justice policy, although predicated on an ideology of transition, often homogenizes victims and fails to respond to...

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Part I Marine Living Resources and Marine Biodiversity, 1 The FAO and Ocean Governance

Tore Henriksen.

in The IMLI Treatise On Global Ocean Governance

July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 25 pages. 12704 words.

This chapter examines the role of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in ocean governance, not only in the conservation and management of living marine...

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