In the name of reproductive rights: race, neoliberalism and the embodied violence of population policies

  title={In the name of reproductive rights: race, neoliberalism and the embodied violence of population policies},
  author={Kalpana Wilson},
  journal={new formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics},
  pages={50 - 68}
  • Kalpana Wilson
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • new formations: a journal of culture/theory/politics
Abstract:Contemporary population interventions by states, international organisations and corporates have during the last two decades been effectively reframed in feminist terms of reproductive rights and choices, while continuing to perpetuate and rely upon structural and embodied violence and racialised and gendered constructions of industriousness and altruism on the one hand, and disposability, hypersexuality and excess on the other. I argue that the twenty-first century resurgence of… 
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