The Excluded Wife

The Excluded Wife

Between 1923 and 1947 , the wife of the Gold Mountain guest had to shoulder the double burden of farm and domestic ... although I refer to her as an " excluded wife " in relation to the Chinese Exclusion Act . For twenty years after the ...

Author: Yuen-fong Woon

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 0773520155

Category: Literary Criticism

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The Chinese Immigration (Exclusion) Act, passed by the Canadian government in 1923, stopped the families of Chinese labourers working in Canada from entering the country. Based on extensive interviews with Chinese women affected by the Exclusion Act, Yuen-fong Woon has written a riveting novel of their experiences told through the character of Sau-Ping. A village woman from South China, Sau-Ping marries an overseas Chinese from Canada in the late 1920s but the Exclusion Act prohibits her from joining him in Canada. For more than twenty years she remains in China, separated from her husband, taking care of his family members and struggling to survive during a turbulent period of Chinese history. To escape political persecution Sau-Ping flees to Hong Kong and spends three years enduring the appalling conditions of a refugee. With the repeal of the Chinese Exclusion Act she is finally reunited with her husband in Canada, but her struggle continues as she tries to rebuild her life with a husband she barely knows in an alien culture she does not understand. The Excluded Wife gives voice to the first generation of post-war Chinese immigrant women, capturing the tragedy, courage, and triumph of those women who made the epic journey from China to Canada. Yuen-fong Woon is professor of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Victoria.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The Jurist

The Jurist

rities are cited for the exclusion of the wife with a In Broughton v . Harper ( 2 Ld . Raym . 753 ) the quesview to preserving the peace of families ; they are col- tion in ejectment was , whether the plaintiff was the lected in Taylor ...

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ISBN: UOM:35112103173094

Category: Law

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The English Reports

The English Reports

The decisions excluding the wives of parties have been accompanied with general declarations in favour of such protection . But , as the exclusion extended to all the testimony of the wives of parties , whether it was confidential or ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924064794419

Category: Law reports, digests, etc

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Wives of American Citizens of Oriental Race

Wives of American Citizens of Oriental Race

99 * * the act of 1924 mandatorily excludes the wives of United States citizens of the Chinese race if such wives are of a reace or persons ineligible to citizenship , and the department has no alternative than to recommend exclusion .

Author: United States. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on immigration and naturalization

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105110702672

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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law

As to the authorities , most of the decisions for the exclusion of the wives of parties were given in cases when the husband was excluded , and so are consistent with the principle of union of admissibility . In Bentley v .

Author: Great Britain. Bail Court

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105063125699

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Southern Presbyterian Review

Southern Presbyterian Review

Father's wife , son's wife , and wife's mother , are designated , and sin with any of them was to be punished with ... granddaughter , or wife's daughter or granddaughter , is not named ; but on the principle that the exclusion of a ...

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ISBN: UTEXAS:059172118306423

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President s 1963 Tax Message

President s 1963 Tax Message

... it is necessary that the wife carry over the decedent's basis so the excluded gain is subject to tax at her death . In order to simplify the practical application of the marital exclusion for executors and beneficiaries of decedents ...

Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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ISBN: LOC:00186570558

Category: Income tax

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Categories: Income tax

Pennsylvania State Reports

Pennsylvania State Reports

The evidence of her exclusion was denied by the witnesses for the company , and it was attempted to be shown that G. , who was in company with his wife , was smoking , and that the exclusion was for that reason .

Author: Pennsylvania. Supreme Court

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ISBN: PRNC:32101073362830

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"Containing cases decided by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania." (varies)
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Pennsylvania State Reports Containing Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Reports Containing Cases Decided by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

G. and his wife , who were colored people , brought an action against a railroad company for the exclusion of the wife from a railway car . The evidence of her exclusion was denied by the witnesses for the company , and it was attempted ...

Author: Pennsylvania. Supreme Court

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ISBN: PSU:000068062149

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