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    Coercion, Consent and the Forced Marriage Debate in the UK.Sundari Anitha & Aisha Gill - 2009 - Feminist Legal Studies 17 (2):165-184.
    An examination of case law on forced marriage reveals that in addition to physical force, the role of emotional pressure is now taken into consideration. However, in both legal and policy discourse, the difference between arranged and forced marriage continues to be framed in binary terms and hinges on the concept of consent: the context in which consent is constructed largely remains unexplored. By examining the socio-cultural construction of personhood, especially womanhood, and the intersecting structural inequalities that constrain particular groups (...)
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    Making Politics Visible: Discourses on Gender and Race in the Problematisation of Sex-Selective Abortion.Aisha K. Gill & Sundari Anitha - 2018 - Feminist Review 120 (1):1-19.
    This paper examines the problematisation of sex-selective abortion (SSA) in UK parliamentary debates on Fiona Bruce's Abortion (Sex-Selection) Bill 2014–15 and on the subsequent proposed amendment to the Serious Crime Bill 2014–15. On the basis of close textual analysis, we argue that a discursive framing of SSA as a form of cultural oppression of minority women in need of protection underpinned Bruce's Bill; in contrast, by highlighting issues more commonly articulated in defence of women's reproductive rights, the second set of (...)
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    Striking Women—Striking Out.Ruth Pearson & Sundari Anitha - 2014 - Feminist Review 108 (1):61-70.
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