Bettine Birge

Expert on issues of gender and ethnicity in China and Inner Asia

Associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Expertise

  • women and gender in China and Inner Asia
  • women and Confucianism
  • property rights in China and Inner Asia
  • competing definitions of marriage and resulting legal clashes in multiethnic Yuan society
  • issues of gender and ethnicity in traditional law

Additional Information

  • Author of Marriage and the Law in Mongol-Yuan China, 1260-1368 (in preparation) and Woman, Property and Confucian Reaction in Sung and Yuan China, 960-1368 (1999)

Languages

  • Chinese

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