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Author Guymer, Laurel, 1963-

Title Fertile bodies - the sexual politics of contraception : a radical feminist perspective / Laurel Guymer
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003


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 MELB  363.96 Guy/Fbt  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 266 leaves : map ; 30 cm
Summary A critical feminist investigation of the sexual politics of contraception over the last hundred years, within an international context. It is contended that the very idea of contraception perpetuates a "heterosexual monoculture of the body" and as a consequence, men can continue to avoid taking responsibility for their "uncontrolled" fertility
Notes Submitted to the School of Social and International Studies of the Faculty of Arts, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2003
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 239-266
Subject Contraception -- Social aspects.
Birth control -- Social aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. Faculty of Arts.
Deakin University. School of Social and International Studies