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Body politics in development : critical debates in gender and development

Author: Wendy Harcourt
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York, NY : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
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Body Politics in Development sets out to define body politics as a key political and mobilizing force for human rights in the last two decades. This passionate and engaging book reveals how once-tabooed issues, such as rape, gender-based violence, and sexual and reproductive rights, have emerged into the public arena as critical grounds of contention and struggle.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Harcourt, Wendy, 1959-
Body politics in development.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York, NY : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(OCoLC)320196269
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Harcourt
ISBN: 9781848135475 1848135475 9781848136182 1848136188
OCLC Number: 609896890
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 226 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Invisible bodies --
What is body politics? --
Reproductive bodies --
Productive and caring bodies --
Violated bodies --
Sexualized bodies --
Techno-bodies --
Empowering bodies.
Responsibility: Wendy Harcourt.

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