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Chattel or Person?

The Status of Women in the Mishnah

by Judith Romney Wegner

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ISBN 100195080033
ISBN 109780195080032


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Out of 5 stars Chattel or Person: The Status of Women in the Mishnah Reviewed in the United States on Septem Knowing the complexities associated with studying Jewish Law, especially those laws based on gender, this book is an asset to you by: Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules with a spiritual basis compiled by Jewish sages in second-century Palestine, this study reveals a fundamental ambiguity in the role of women.

Both the property and the peers of men, in some circumstances women were considered to possess no powers, rights, or duties in law. Chattel or Person. The Status of Women in the Mishnah Judith Romney Wegner. Exploring the place of women in the socio-economic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules compiled by Jewish sages in 2nd-century Palestine, this.

Chattel definition is - an item of tangible movable or immovable property except real estate and things (such as buildings) connected with real property. How to use chattel in a sentence. What is the Difference Between chattel and slave.

The Mishnah is the fundamental legal text forming the discursive backbone of the Talmud. A systematic inquiry into the status of Jewish women in the Talmud might thus well begin with Judith Romney Wegner’s groundbreaking book, Chattel or Person.

In this remarkable volume Wegner uncovers the truly ambiguous and complex statuses governing women. The Mishnah is a book of legal rules produced by Jewish sages in the 2nd century and is to a great extent still binding upon Orthodox Jews. This work examines whether the framers of these laws regarded women as persons with legal rights and duties, or as chattels.

Get this from a library. Chattel or person?: the status of women in the Mishnah. [Judith Romney Wegner] -- Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules with a spiritual basis compiled by Jewish sages in 2nd-century Palestine, this study reveals.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Chattel or Person?: The Status of Women in the Mishnah at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Chattel interest definition is - a legal interest in land less than a freehold estate.

Chattel or Person. The Status of Women in the Mishnah by Judith Romney Wegner. ebook. Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules with a spiritual basis compiled by Jewish sages in second-century Palestine, this study reveals a fundamental ambiguity in the role of women.

Chattel or Person. demonstrates that a heightened awareness of female sexuality and sexual function is central to mishnaic thinking about women. Individual women, with their potential for reproduction, are valuable commodities which must be safeguarded by specific men.

Chattel personal definition: an item of movable personal property, such as furniture, domestic animals, etc | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. - Buy Chattel or Person?: The Status of Women in the Mishnah book online at best prices in India on Read Chattel or Person?: The Status of Women in the Mishnah book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(2).

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(). In addition to chattel slavery, several other forms of slavery resulted in the ownership of one human being by another. For example, debt slavery was practiced as. Define chattel personal. chattel personal synonyms, chattel personal pronunciation, chattel personal translation, English dictionary definition of chattel personal.

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Oxford University Press, New York, Judith Romney Wegner, who holds law degrees from Cambridge and Harvard Universities, and a PhD in Judaic Studies from Brown, has taught Judaic studies and.

Define chattel. chattel synonyms, chattel pronunciation, chattel translation, English dictionary definition of chattel. Law An article of movable personal property. A slave. n 1. property law a. chattel personal an item of movable personal property, such as.

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Personal property is property that is movable. In common law systems, personal property may also be called chattels or civil law systems, personal property is often called movable property or movables – any property that can be moved from one location to another.

Personal property can be understood in comparison to real estate, immovable property or real. Chattel definition: Chattels are things that belong to you. | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. This chapter considers the legal status of the human embryo in vitro.

It begins by considering the legal categories available and concludes that there are two: person or chattel. It then considers the force of an analysis classifying the embryo as a person and the weaknesses of some contrary analyses classifying the embryo as property or as akin to property.

Chattel definition, a movable article of personal property. See more. So it's either a life for a life or unlimited price for killing a normal person.

For killing a slave, a simple reimbursement for the value of the lost property. To me, this sounds like chattel slavery.

And the distinction made between chattel and not-chattel slavery seems like a diversionary tactic. Forced labour is still a type of slavery. What Is a Valid Trespass to Chattels Claim.

In general, a person will be held liable for a trespass to chattels in any of the following situations: The person dispossesses the other of the chattel. The chattel is impaired as to its condition, quality, or value. The possessor is deprived of the use of the chattel for a substantial time.

As adjectives the difference between chattel and personal is that chattel is commonly used to describe the treatment of russian serfs as property while personal is pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.

As nouns the difference between chattel and personal is that chattel is tangible, movable property while personal is an advertisement by which individuals attempt to. chattel definition: 1.

a personal possession: 2. a personal possession: 3. a piece of personal property, including. Learn more. No Man's Chattel book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The thought of trading her subservient role in her father's home fo /5. Long after the Civil War's final shots were fired, hundreds of thousands of African-Americans were held captive and forced to work hard labor without compensation.

A new book tells their : Newsweek Staff. Chattel House Books, Bridgetown, Barbados. likes. We promote and support Local and Regional Authors Wide selection of Children's books Comics and Manga and Lots more!/5(11). The Bible contains many references to slavery, which was a common practice in al texts outline sources and legal status of slaves, economic roles of slavery, types of slavery, and debt slavery, which thoroughly explain the institution of slavery in Israel in antiquity.

The Bible stipulates the treatment of slaves, especially in the Old Testament. chattel (chăt`əl), in law, any property other than a freehold estate in land (see tenure tenure, in law, manner in which property in land is held.

The nature of tenure has long been of great importance, both in law and in the broader economic and political context. A child is not a person with intrinsic rights but a man’s possession, to bring up according to his own values and beliefs, and paternal rights have few limits.

By Way of Analogy For a modern reader, the concept of chattel is simplest and easiest to understand when applied to livestock: A rancher owns cows for the purpose of breeding them, and. Slavery is any system in which principles of property law are applied to people, allowing individuals to own, buy and sell other individuals, as a de jure form of property.

A slave is unable to withdraw unilaterally from such an arrangement and works without scholars now use the term chattel slavery to refer to this specific sense of legalized, de jure slavery.

Chattel Slavery 1 January Indentureship was supposed to differ from slavery, however, the servants were treated as harshly as the slaves Chattel- African slaves were treated as commodities System of slavery whereby an individual and their offspring are recognised by the law as being the property of another person for life.

More than chattel: black women and slavery in the Americas David Barry Gaspar, Darlene Clark Hine Snippet view - All Book Search results » About the author () DAVID BARRY GASPAR, Professor of History at Duke University, is the author of Bondmen and Rebels.

DARLENE CLARK HINE, John A. Hannah Professor of American History at 5/5(1). chattel: 1 n personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc) Synonyms: movable, personal chattel Type of: personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property movable property (as.

chattel: An item of Personal Property that is movable; it may be animate or inanimate. Chattels are synonymous with goods or personalty.

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Ownership in which one person has absolute power over the life, fortune, and liberty of another. 1: a piece of property (as animals, money, or goods) other than real estate. 2: Slave “Publications and artifacts from the s help us to obtain a greater insight and understanding of the institution of slavery in America as it relates to the growth and.