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By Peter Gill

Within the Hitchhiker's advisor to the Galaxy, writer Douglas Adams famously proposed that the reply to the query "What is the which means of Life?" was once the quantity forty two. Why that quantity? through the years, many theories were recommend, yet Adams steadfastly refused to explain. It has taken a devoted fan and investigator, Peter Gill, ten years to set up simply why forty two is the reply. during this brilliantly unique, maniacally meticulous and hilariously offbeat volume,Gill offers us a complete diversity of explanation why forty two quite is the answer.

On web page forty two of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Harry discovers he's a wizard.
Adolf Hitler grew to become vegetarian on the age of 42.
Elvis Presley choked on his hamburger on the age of 42.
Washington is the forty second State.
Channel forty two within the Stanley inn in Colorado, the place Stephen King stayed sooner than writing The Shining, indicates Kubrick's movie of the e-book in a single continuous loop.

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72 The Los Angeles Woman’s Building was an internationally recognized center for women’s art and creative endeavors and was open until 1991. The third is the London Matrix Feminist Design Co-operative begun in the early 1980s comprised 25 women working together for over 14 years. 73 Matrix was invested in how theory could influence practice and their work included book projects and building design. Coalescing around the writing of Making Space: Women and the Man-Made Environment, an architectural collective was established.

But once we begin to look inside, like Pandora’s box, we may be shocked by what we discover the home can really be. 47 Home as a Site of Domestic Violence Home, considered to be the realm of the female, is also a place controlled by patriarchal systems of power and as such have been known to be a space that can deny women and children their autonomy and safety. ”48 These legal and therefore political definitions of privacy produce gendered spatial relationships and often reproduce inequalities.

One last point I would like to highlight Young makes is in relationship between women’s reproductivity and medicine. For most of medicine’s history, women’s reproductive processes were not included within the field of medicine nor needed to be. However, once subsumed within the field of medicine, these processes became considered diseases needing treatment. ”28 This paternalistic idea of requiring treatment, of taking control over a woman’s body has greatly influenced the abortion debate once the procedure became illegal by the time of the Civil War.

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