The Control of Pregnancy and the Criminalization of Femaleness

@article{Oberman1992TheCO,
  title={The Control of Pregnancy and the Criminalization of Femaleness},
  author={Michelle Oberman},
  journal={Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice},
  year={1992},
  volume={7},
  pages={1}
}
  • M. Oberman
  • Published 1992
  • Law
  • Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law and Justice
"It was as Mother that woman was fearsome; it is in maternity that she must be transfigured and enslaved."' "One of the most characteristic and ubiquitous features of the world as experienced by oppressed people is the double-bind-situations in which options are reduced to a very few and all of them expose one to penalty, censure or deprivation. ' 2 Criminal charges relating specifically to pregnancy have become almost commonplace. It seems that every week we read about some criminal offense… 
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