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November 6 - November 6, 2007 Last Time: violence against...

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November 6, 2007 Last Time: violence against women Continuum of harassment/rape/battering/rape/advertising *legal status of women* Social status of women: cultural assumptions 1- Women’s legal status as citizens 2- Women’s social status as bodies In sections: reclaiming the body: women’s health (major focus of 2 nd wave feminism) 1- Empower women by giving them information 2- Wanted to look at women’s bodies I. RIGHTS AND CHOICES IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH a. How women are defined as citizens b. What rights women have c. How women’s legal status affects women’s health d. Reproductive health e. First wave feminism: The Right to vote (19 th Amendment) f. Second wave feminism: right to reproductive health (Roe v. Wade, 1973) II. Kristan Miccio, “Women and the Law” a. Framers of the Constitution: i. Women’s public and political ID should be restricted ii. Women’s sexuality should be controlled b. Mentions Jefferson: i. Even in a pure democracy women should be excluded from the
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