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Women's Bodies are their Bodies
A discussion of women's control of their bodies, with a focus on the role of language.
# 138398 | 1,500 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Women Studies (General) , Language (General)

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The paper addresses language and women's control of their bodies, with the abortion debate as a central area of interest. The paper shows how the abortion debate opened the door for an examination of women's bodies.

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"Women in modern Canadian society have faced and continue to face a number of problems. They have often been made into second class citizens. For example, in "Changes in Women's Lives" E.L. Silverman notes, "The messages aimed at women, suggesting how to be appropriately feminine, docile, and supportive of men, grew stronger in the 1950s. Magazines, sermons, political rhetoric, and even school textbooks and doctors' medical advice offered or supported visions of women as auxiliaries to...""

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