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For the women - In Memoriam Simone Veil (1927-2017)

Barthold, Charles and Corvellec, Hervé (2018). For the women - In Memoriam Simone Veil (1927-2017). Gender, Work & Organization, 25(6) pp. 593–600.

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Abstract

This In Memoriam presents the life of Simone Veil, an influential French politician, remembered for a law that made abortion legal in 1974. Simone Veil's contribution to the rights of women is featured as an instance of parrhesia (Foucault, 2011) that was able to establish a new regime of truth about the body, sexuality, and reproductive capacities of French women.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2018 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
ISSN: 1468-0432
Keywords: abortion; parrhesia; Simone Veil
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for People and Organisations
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 55020
SWORD Depositor: Jisc Publications-Router
Depositing User: Jisc Publications-Router
Date Deposited: 09 May 2018 15:50
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 17:31
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/55020
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