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Conceiving life [electronic resource] : reproductive politics and the law in contemporary Italy / Patrick Hanafin.

By: Hanafin, Patrick.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Law, justice, and power: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (116 p.).ISBN: 9780754688303 (electronic bk.); 0754688305 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Italy | Human body -- Law and legislation -- Italy | Fetus -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Italy | Human reproduction -- Law and legislation -- Italy | Unborn children (Law) -- Italy | Human reproduction | LAW -- Constitutional | LAW -- PublicGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Conceiving life.DDC classification: 342.4508/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Law, gender and nation in contemporary Italy -- Rethinking reproductive freedom : the case of abortion -- Vitapolitics : the campaign against reproductive choice -- The embryo's sovereign power -- Reformulating reproductive citizenship.
Summary: Through analysis of sociological, philosophical and legal material, Patrick Hanafin examines reproductive law in Italy, and the reasons why such a repressive piece of legislation could be produced at the end of a period of substantial change in the dynamic of gender relations.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [101]-109) and index.

Law, gender and nation in contemporary Italy -- Rethinking reproductive freedom : the case of abortion -- Vitapolitics : the campaign against reproductive choice -- The embryo's sovereign power -- Reformulating reproductive citizenship.

Through analysis of sociological, philosophical and legal material, Patrick Hanafin examines reproductive law in Italy, and the reasons why such a repressive piece of legislation could be produced at the end of a period of substantial change in the dynamic of gender relations.

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