Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave” as Want to Read:
Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Women's Health in the Second Wave

3.45 of 5 stars 3.45  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  1 review
Throughout the 1970s and ’80s, women argued that unless they gained access to information about their own bodies, there would be no equality. In Bodies of Knowledge, Wendy Kline considers the ways in which ordinary women worked to position the female body at the center of women’s liberation.

As Kline shows, the struggle to attain this knowledge unified women but also divide
...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published October 15th 2010 by University Of Chicago Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Bodies of Knowledge, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Bodies of Knowledge

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 38)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sally Kenney
Learned a lot about Our Bodies Ourselves and self exam, but I other chapters covered familiar territory. A good introduction.
Zoë
Zoë marked it as to-read
May 18, 2015
Betsy
Betsy added it
Dec 02, 2014
Amanda Chang
Amanda Chang marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014
Kristen
Kristen marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014
K.O.
K.O. marked it as to-read
Jul 12, 2014
Hgiyom
Hgiyom marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2015
Jamie
Jamie marked it as to-read
Apr 22, 2014
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Jan 28, 2014
Amye
Amye added it
Jan 11, 2014
Charlene Nghieu
Charlene Nghieu marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Vanessa
Vanessa marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2013
Debra
Debra marked it as to-read
Feb 08, 2013
Isabelle
Isabelle marked it as to-read
Jan 29, 2013
Angie
Angie added it
Oct 21, 2012
Crystal
Crystal marked it as to-read
May 30, 2012
Anna
Anna added it
Mar 15, 2012
Scott
Scott marked it as to-read
Feb 13, 2012
Nicole
Nicole added it
Nov 28, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Building a Better Race: Gender, Sexuality, and Eugenics from the Turn of the Century to the Baby Boom

Share This Book