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By Wendy Kline

Throughout the Seventies and ’80s, ladies argued that until they received entry to information regarding their very own our bodies, there will be no equality. In Bodies of Knowledge, Wendy Kline considers the ways that traditional girls labored to put the feminine physique on the heart of women’s liberation.

As Kline exhibits, the fight to realize this data unified girls but in addition divided them—according to race, classification, sexuality, or point of professionalization. all of the 5 chapters of Bodies of Knowledge examines a unique second or atmosphere of the women’s circulation with a view to provide existence to the tips, expectancies, and pitfalls encountered by means of the advocates of women’s overall healthiness: the making of Our our bodies, Ourselves (1973); the conflicts surrounding the educational and perform of women’s pelvic assessments; the emergence of abortion as a feminist factor; the battles over contraceptive legislation on the 1983 Depo-Provera FDA hearings; and the increase of the occupation of midwifery. together with an epilogue that considers the stories of the daughters of Nineteen Seventies feminists, Bodies of Knowledge is a crucial contribution to the examine of the bodies—that marked the lives—of feminism’s moment wave.

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