New PDF release: Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women’s

By Wendy Kline

ISBN-10: 0226443078

ISBN-13: 9780226443072

During the Nineteen Seventies and ’80s, girls argued that except they received entry to information regarding their very own our bodies, there will be no equality. In our bodies of information, Wendy Kline considers the ways that usual ladies labored to put the feminine physique on the middle of women’s liberation.

As Kline indicates, the fight to achieve this data unified ladies but additionally divided them—according to race, category, sexuality, or point of professionalization. all the 5 chapters of our bodies of information examines a unique second or atmosphere of the women’s flow that allows you to provide existence to the guidelines, expectancies, and pitfalls encountered by way of the advocates of women’s future health: the making of bodies, Ourselves (1973); the conflicts surrounding the educational and perform of women’s pelvic tests; the emergence of abortion as a feminist factor; the battles over contraceptive rules on the 1983 Depo-Provera FDA hearings; and the increase of the occupation of midwifery. together with an epilogue that considers the reviews of the daughters of Seventies feminists, our bodies of information is a vital contribution to the learn of the bodies—that marked the lives—of feminism’s moment wave.

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Bodies of Knowledge : Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 4 January 2015. Copyright © 2010. University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved. Kline, Wendy. Bodies of Knowledge : Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 4 January 2015. Copyright © 2010. University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved.

4 January 2015. Copyright © 2010. University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved. Kline, Wendy. Bodies of Knowledge : Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 4 January 2015. Copyright © 2010. University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved. Kline, Wendy. Bodies of Knowledge : Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ProQuest ebrary.

University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved. Kline, Wendy. Bodies of Knowledge : Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 4 January 2015. Copyright © 2010. University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved. Kline, Wendy. Bodies of Knowledge : Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press, 2010. ProQuest ebrary. Web. 4 January 2015.

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