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The making of Our bodies, ourselves : how feminism travels across borders

Author: Kathy Davis
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: Next wave.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Davis offers a kind of biography of the famous women's health reference book, Our Bodies, Ourselves (OBOS) and its adaptations in different countries.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Kathy, 1949-
Making of Our bodies, ourselves.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)989690906
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Davis
ISBN: 9780822340454 0822340453 9780822340669 0822340666
OCLC Number: 123284530
Awards: American Historical Association Joan Kelly Memorial Prize, 2008.
Description: xii, 277 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: OBOS in the United States : the enigma of a feminist "success story" --
OBOS abroad : from "center" to "periphery" and back --
Between empowerment and bewitchment : the myth of the Boston Women's Health Book Collective --
Reclaiming women's bodies : colonialist trope or critical epistemology? --
Creating feminist subjects : the reader and the text --
Oppositional translations and imagined communities : adapting OBOS --
Transnational knowledges, transnational politics.
Series Title: Next wave.
Other Titles: Our bodies, ourselves.
Responsibility: Kathy Davis.
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The story of how the feminist classic Our Bodies, Ourselves has been adapted and reworked by women of different cultures around the world.  Read more...

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