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The Making of Our Bodies, Ourselves: How Feminism Travels across Borders (Next Wave: New Directions in Womens Studies)

by Kathy Davis

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Gender Studies/Feminist Theory,
  • MEDICINE& MEDICAL HUMANITIES,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Feminism,
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Psychology,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11422425M
    ISBN 100822340666
    ISBN 109780822340669

    The book Our Bodies, Ourselves is a feminist success story. Selling more than four million copies since its debut in , it has challenged medical dogmas about women's bodies and sexuality, shaped health care policies, energized the reproductive rights movement, and stimulated medical research on women's health. The book has influenced how generations of U.S. women feel . Request PDF | On , Susan E. Bell and others published Book review: The making of Our bodies, ourselves: How feminism travels across borders: Kathy Davis. Durham, NC & London: Duke.

    For a current book project, Wells interviewed the writers of Our Bodies, Ourselves and analyzed the notes and drafts in their files. As Ruzek and Wells discussed their projects over lunch, the pair naturally thought of finding a way to bring Kathy Davis — whose book The Making of Our Bodies, Ourselves: How Feminism Travels Across Borders had. The Making of Our Bodies Ourselves: How Feminism Travels across Borders by Kathy Davis The Boston Women’s Health Book Collective and Our Bodies, Ourselves: A Brief History and Reflection by Judy Norsigian, Vilunya Diskin, Paula Doress-Worters, Jane Pincus, Wendy Sanford, and Norma Swenson.

    The book "Our Bodies, Ourselves" has sold more than four million copies, gone through six revisions, and inspired more than twenty foreign editions. For more than thirty-five years, the lively, accessible manual on women's health has validated women's authority over their bodies and their own experiences as resources for challenging medical dogma. Our Bodies, Ourselves, a succession to a pamphlet of resources pulled from co-ops of women in and around Boston, Massachusetts, was published in New York in by Simon and ed from the original Women and Their Bodies, Our Bodies, Ourselves was an effort by a group of educated, middle class women to reinforce women's ownership of their bodies.


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The book Our Bodies, Ourselves is a feminist success story. Selling more than four million copies since its debut init has challenged medical dogmas about womens bodies and sexuality, shaped health care policies, energized the reproductive rights movement, and stimulated medical research on womens health/5.

“Feminism travels, and Our Bodies, Ourselves is today the most transnational effort of women’s health movements. In this theoretically sophisticated book that I have yearned for, Kathy Davis offers history and an assessment of Our Bodies, Ourselves as a multi-sited epistemological project, and she brilliantly reveals quite hopeful implications for transnational feminist theory.5/5(1).

Kathy Davis is a Senior Researcher at the Research Institute for History and Culture at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. Her books include The Handbook of Gender and Women’s Studies (coedited with Mary Evans and Judith Lorber), Dubious Equalities and Embodied Differences: Cultural Studies on Cosmetic Surgery, and Embodied Practices: Feminist Perspectives on the.

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