Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya

Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya

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In more than a metaphorical sense, the womb has proven to be an important site of political struggle in and about Africa. By examining the political significance-and complex ramifications-of reproductive controversies in twentieth-century Kenya, this book explores why and how control of female initiation, abortion, childbirth, and premarital pregnancy have been crucial to the exercise of colonial and postcolonial power. This innovative book enriches the study of… (more)

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Publisher: University of California Press (July 11, 2003)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 316 pages

File size: 642 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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