A “big data” analysis of almost 150,000 divorce trials from all 252 basic-level courts in two Chinese provinces, Henan and Zhejiang. It reveals and explains routine and egregious violations of China’s own laws upholding the freedom of divorce, gender equality, and the protection of women’s physical security.
Michelson, Ethan. 2022. Decoupling Gender Injustice in China's Divorce Courts. Cambridge Studies in Law and Society