Description - The Science of Woman by Ornella Moscucci
Is women's destiny rooted in their biology? Since the end of the eighteenth century the science of gynaecology has legitimised the view that women are 'naturally' fitted for activities in the private sphere of the family. This book argues that the definition of femininity as propounded by gynaecological science is a cultural product of a wider, more political context.
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(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Cambridge University Press
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