Disability and the meaning of reproductive liberty

  title={Disability and the meaning of reproductive liberty},
  author={A. Knight},
  journal={Politics, Groups, and Identities},
  pages={67 - 83}
  • A. Knight
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Politics, Groups, and Identities
  • ABSTRACT This article brings together three literatures: political theories of liberty, feminist theories on reproductive rights, and the disability studies literature on ableism. I engage with these debates to consider the meaning of a core political concept – liberty – by examining women with disabilities’ reproductive experiences and interests. In light of the dynamics of gender inequality and ableism, I seek to problematize the notion that reproductive freedom is synonymous with the… CONTINUE READING
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