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The imaginary domain : abortion, pornography & sexual harassment / Drucilla Cornell.

  • Cornell, Drucilla
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About this work


This book addresses the legal and political programme needed for the recognition of sexual difference. Cornell shows that by affirming feminine sexual difference we should rethink the traditional conception of a public/private divide.


New York : Routledge, 1995.

Physical description

xii, 292 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-283) and index.


1. Introduction: Living Together: Psychic Space and the Demand for Sexual Equality -- 2. Abortion: Dismembered Selves and Wandering Wombs -- 3. Pornography: Pornography's Temptation -- 4. Sexual Harassment: Sexual Freedom and the Unleashing of Women's Desire -- Conclusion: Why Law?


Copy 1. Donor: This item was originally held in the Women's Health Library. It was donated to Wellcome in 2016 by the Feminist Library, which acted as temporary custodian following the closure of Women's Health in 2006. The Women's Health Library archive, consisting of information files on a wide range of health issues, is held in the Wellcome Library (Reference: SA/WHL).
Copy 1. Former Women's Health Library shelfmark: Politics.


  • English

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