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Boundaries of Her Body : The Troubling History of Women's Rights in America

By: Rowland, Debran.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, Inc., 2005Description: 1 online resource (834 p.).ISBN: 9781572487895.Subject(s): Sex and law -- United States | Sociology | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Women | Women''s rights -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Boundaries of Her Body : The Troubling History of Women’s Rights in AmericaDDC classification: 342.7308/78 | 342.730878 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Personal Acknowledgements; Professional Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction: The Politics of Biology-The Essence of Control; Section One: The 1600s-Early 1900s; Section Two: Twentieth Century Developments; Section Three: The Politics of Female Adolescence; Section Four: Violence and Women; Epilogue; Index; About the Author; Back Cover
Summary: The Boundaries of Her Body is the definitive history of the cycle of advances and setbacks that characterizes women's rights in America.
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Front Cover ; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Personal Acknowledgements; Professional Acknowledgements; Contents; Introduction: The Politics of Biology-The Essence of Control; Section One: The 1600s-Early 1900s; Section Two: Twentieth Century Developments; Section Three: The Politics of Female Adolescence; Section Four: Violence and Women; Epilogue; Index; About the Author; Back Cover

The Boundaries of Her Body is the definitive history of the cycle of advances and setbacks that characterizes women's rights in America.

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Debran Rowland is an attorney, a writer, and an artist who earned her law degree at Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. In addition, Ms. Rowland holds a degree in English from Carleton College and an M.A. in cultural anthropology from Columbia University in New York. She has studied at the Art Student's League of New York and her illustrations have been published in Al Dia newspaper in addition to other places.<br><br>Ms. Rowland has written for The Korea Times, New York; The New Pittsburgh Courier; Pittsburgh Press; the Chicago Tribune; and, the Commercial Appeal. Writing awards include Best News Feature, Chicago Association of Black Journalists, 1991, and the Robert L. Vann award for Best Print News Series, 1988. <br><br>Legal academic awards for Ms. Rowland include the American Jurisprudence and Corpus Secundum awards. Legal articles written by Ms. Rowland have been published in American Law Reports (5th Series); Loyola University School of Law Public Interest Law Reporter; and, the Illinois Bar Examiner. <br><br>She has lived in India, where she taught English to "untouchable" children in a slum, and in Australia, where she covered the Constitutional Convention in 1998. In addition to writing, Ms. Rowland is a volunteer with Chicago Volunteer Legal Services, where she handles civil-rights based immigration appeals in federal court. <br>

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