The Boundaries of Her Body: The Troubling History of Women's Rights in America

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SphinxLegal, 2004 - 788 pages
Chicago-based writer, artist, and civil rights attorney Rowland covers the period from the 1600's to the early 1900s in the first section, then examines developments in the 20th century in a long second section. Final sections look at the politics of female adolescence and violence and women, mainly as contemporary issues but with some historical c

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THE BOUNDARIES OF HER BODY: A Troubling History of Women's Rights in America

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Analysis of the issues, strategies, and tactics behind the battles that have been fought—and continue to be fought—over the rights of women in the US.Feminist, journalist, and civil-rights attorney ... Read full review

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This is a thoroughly researched book about the politics of abortion and its evolution in America by a lawyer. I recommend this book to anyone who calls themselves prochoice, or even prolife. It does ... Read full review

Contents

Twentieth Century Developments
65
The Politics of Female Adolescence
509
Violence and Women
591
Epilogue
751
Index
759
About the Author
789
Copyright

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