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At Women’s Expense

State Power and the Politics of Fetal Rights

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$33.00 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674050440

Publication Date: 09/01/1996

Short

191 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: Fetal Rights, Gender Difference, and Political Power
  • 1. Fetal Animation: The Political and Cultural Emergence of Fetal Rights
  • 2. Bodily Integrity and Forced Medical Treatment: The Case of Angela Carder
  • 3. From Protecting the Woman to Privileging the Fetus: The Case of Johnson Controls
  • 4. The Politics of Vengeance: The Case of Jennifer Johnson
  • 5. Toward a New Body Politics
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1994 Victoria Schuck Award, American Political Science Association
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