Ethan Michelson

Maurer School of Law

Associate Professor of Sociology and Law

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

http://www.indiana.edu/~emsoc/

Indiana University Bloomington, Department of Sociology

Ballantine Hall

Bloomington, IN 47405

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Global Institutions, Indigenous Meaning: Lessons from Chinese Law for the New Institutionalism

Buffalo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-004
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 17 Jan 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, globalization, legal system, culture

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Decoupling: Marital Violence and the Struggle to Divorce in China

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 17 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, courts, judges, divorce, gender, violence

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Women in the Legal Profession, 1970-2010: A Study of the Global Supply of Lawyers

Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, Forthcoming, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2013
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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Justice from Above or Justice from Below? Popular Strategies for Resolving Grievances in Rural China

China Quarterly, March 2008
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, justice, rural, law

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Gender Inequality in the Chinese Legal Profession

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2012
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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lawyers, China, gender, legal profession

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Connected Contention: Social Resources and Petitioning the State in Rural China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, law, rural

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Dear Lawyer Bao: Everyday Problems, Legal Advice, and State Power in China

Social Problems, Vol. 55, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, law, media, culture, power

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Access to Lawyers: A Comparative Analysis of the Supply of Lawyers in China and The United States

NTU Law Review7(1):223~255
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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Public Goods and State-Society Relations: An Impact Study of China's Rural Stimulus

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 217
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2013
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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In Search of Activist Lawyers in China: A Time Machine Back to the Heyday of Political Activism in the Chinese Legal Profession

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2 (2020), pp. 350-414
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2020
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, lawyers, legal profession, weiquan, activism, rights defense, political liberalism

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Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law: Why Wife-Beaters Are Awarded Child Custody in China's Divorce Courts

Ethan Michelson. 2020. “Possession is Nine-Tenths of the Law: Why Wife-Beaters Are Awarded Child Custody in China’s Divorce Courts.” Journal of Comparative Law 15(2): 126-159
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2021
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law
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China, law, family law, legal system, courts, divorce, child custody, gender, domestic violence

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Migration and Social Structure: The Spatial Mobility of Chinese Lawyers

Law & Policy, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 165-194, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Sida Liu, Lily Liang and Ethan Michelson
University of Toronto, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology and Maurer School of Law
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Many Voices in China’s Legal Profession: Plural Meanings of Weiquan

Michelson, Ethan. 2019. 'Many Voices in China’s Legal Profession: Plural Meanings of Weiquan.' China Law and Society Review 4(2): 71-101.
Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law

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China, lawyers, legal profession, weiquan, activism, rights defense movement, contentious politics, political discourse

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The Practice of Law as an Obstacle to Justice: Chinese Lawyers at Work

Law & Society Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 1-38, 2006
Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law

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lawyers, legal profession, china, access to justice

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Climbing the Dispute Pagoda: Grievances and Appeals to the Official Justice System in Rural China

American Sociological Review, Vol. 72, No. 3 pp. 459-485, June 2007
Posted: 10 Nov 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law

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China, dispute resolution, litigation, access to justice

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Lawyers, Political Embeddedness, and Institutional Continuity in China's Transition from Socialism

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 113, No. 2, pp. 352-414, September 2007
Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Ethan Michelson
Maurer School of Law

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China, lawyers, legal profession