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Challenging reproductive control and gendered violence in the Américas : intersectionality, power, and struggles for rights

Author: Leandra Hinojosa Hernández; Sarah De Los Santos Upton
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2018 [2018]
Series: Lexington studies in health communication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenging Reproductive Control and Gendered Violence in the Américas: Intersectionality, Power, and Struggles for Rights utilizes an intersectional Chicana feminist approach to analyze reproductive and gendered violence against women in the Américas and the role of feminist acitivism through case studies. These studies include the current state of reproductive justice in Texas, feminicides in Latin America,  Read more...
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Hernández, Leandra Hinojosa.
Challenging reproductive control and gendered violence in the Americas.
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
(DLC) 2018009704
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leandra Hinojosa Hernández; Sarah De Los Santos Upton
ISBN: 9781498542579 1498542573
OCLC Number: 1023610121
Awards: Winner of Bonnie Ritter Outstanding Feminist Book Award 2018 (United States)
Description: xxiv, 148 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Feminist activism and reproductive control across the Americas --
"A right doesn't mean much if you can't access it" : news discourses of abortion, reproductive rights, and anti-abortion supporters --
Epidemics, crimes, and "nothing to worry about" : news coverage of gender, reproductive health, and the zika virus in Latin American news discourses --
Intersections of culture, gender, religion, and politics : problematizing the notion of choice in reproductive feminicides in Latin America --
Moving from voyeurism to bearing witness : efforts to produce conocimiento around feminicide in Ciudad Juárez --
Conclusion: American and Latin American feminist politics and new futures for feminist activism and news coverage of women --
References --
About the authors.
Series Title: Lexington studies in health communication.
Responsibility: Leandra Hinojosa Hernández and Sarah De Los Santos Upton.

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