Choices women make : agency in domestic violence, assisted reproduction, and sex work (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Choices women make : agency in domestic violence, assisted reproduction, and sex work

Author: Carisa Renae Showden
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Choices Women Make.
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An inquiry into women's agency-how it is developed and deployed and how it can be increased.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carisa Renae Showden
ISBN: 9780816655953 0816655952 9780816655960 0816655960
OCLC Number: 734083131
In: Showden, Carisa R
Notes: Erscheint: Juni 2011.
Description: XVIII, 286 Seiten
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Conceiving Agency: Autonomy, Freedom, and the Creation of the Embodied Subject2. Should I Stay or Should I Go? Intimate Partner Violence and the Agency in "Victim"3. Mum's the Word: Assisted Reproduction and the Ideology of Motherhood4. Working It: Prostitution and the Social Construction of Sexual Desire5. Agency and Feminist Politics: The Role of Democratic CoalitionsNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Carisa R. Showden.

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"Choices Women Make is one of the best treatments of agency and its relation to women and feminism that I have seen. It is a superb book." -Kathryn Abrams, University of California, Berkeley "In this Read more...

 
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