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Author Currie
Title The Anatomy of Gender : Women's Struggle for the Body
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (288 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Women's Experience Ser. ; v.3
Women's Experience Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Contributors -- The Anatomy of Gender: Dissecting Sexual Difference in the Body of Knowledge -- Section One: Representation of the Female Body -- Pornography or Misogyny? Fear and the Absurd -- On the Way to Female Imagery of God -- The Female Body in Eighteenth-Century Art -- Representation of Women in Chinese Fiction: The Female Body Subdued, Re(s)trained, (Dis)possessed -- I-less and Gaga in the West Edmonton Mall: Towards a Pedestrian Feminist Reading' -- Section Two: Repression of the Female Body -- A Suitable Case for Treatment? Premenstrual Syndrome and the Medicalization of Women's Bodies -- Sexual Difference and the Law: Premenstrual Syndrome as Legal Defense -- Assessing Reproductive Wrongs: A Feminist Social Work Perspective -- Risky Business: Medical Definitions of Pregnancy -- Images of Women in Canadian Social Policy: Em-bodying Patriarchy -- Section Three: Reclaiming the Female Body -- Representation and Resistance: Feminist Struggles against Pornography -- Knowing Ourselves as Women -- Unhiding the Hidden: Writing During the Quiet Revolution -- Black Women's Reality and Feminism: An Exploration of Race and Gender -- Self-Representation and Fictionalysis -- moving parts -- Habeas Corpus: Anatomy/ Autonomy in relation to Narcissism
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Currie The Anatomy of Gender : Women's Struggle for the Body Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press,c1992 9780886291563
Subject Feminism.;Sex role.;Women -- Social conditions.;Sex discrimination against women
Electronic books
Alt Author Raoul
Raoul, Valerie
Raoul, V
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