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Abortion Politics

Public Policy in Cross-Cultural Perspective

by M. Githens

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL7495623M
ISBN 100415912253
ISBN 109780415912259

Clearly written and interwoven with often surprising facts about Japanese history and politics, Norgren’s book fills vital gaps in the cross-national literature on the politics of reproduction, a subject that has received more attention in the European and American contexts. Abortion Before Birth Control will be a valuable resource for those Released on: J Abortion Politics is an invaluable companion for exploring the abortion issue and what is has to say about American society, as well as the dramatic changes in public understanding of women's rights, medicine, religion, and partisanship.

Twenty-five years after Roe , the ripple effect of that landmark ruling still rocks our culture, politics, and social may have given women the right to choose abortion, but that difficult personal choice will always be embedded in many contexts. Autonomy, bodily integrity, and freedom—all at the heart of Roe—collide with other powerful forces whenever a woman Pages:   “The abortion issue has been an indicator of a larger symptom of our politics of the last 40 years,” says Daniel Williams, a history professor at the University of West Georgia and author of.

How Abortion, Guns and Church Closings Made Coronavirus a Culture War Flattening the curve is now one of the most contentious issues in politics. By Jeremy W. Peters. Abortion is a wonderful resource for teaching and research, or simply for pondering this troubling and complex issue." —Jennifer L. Hochschild, Harvard University "This book provides an essential resource for understanding one of the most divisive issues in American politics.


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Abortion Politics by M. Githens Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Book In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict.

She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred interviews with both pro-life and pro-choice activists. In this volume, sociologist Anne Hendershott gives an excellent history of The Politics of Abortion.

Among other things, Hendershott shows how the Democratic Party went from being the champion of the little guy to abandoning the most defenseless among us. Although Ted Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Jesse Jackson and many other democratic Cited by: 1. "A unique assessment of recent abortion politics.

Saletan uncovers political and institutional strategies with lucidity and verve. This book makes a raft of challenging arguments--a must-read, especially now."—Rickie Solinger, author of Beggars and Choosers: How the Politics of Choice Shapes Adoption, Abortion, and Welfare in the by: The New States of Abortion Politics, written by leading scholar Joshua C.

Wilson, tells the story Abortion Politics book this movement, from streets to legislative halls to courtrooms. With the end of clinic-front activism, lawyers and politicians took on the fight.

Anti-abortion activists moved away from a. Abortion Politics delivers an informative account of the history of abortion in the United States. This book serves as an excellent resource to its readers in learning about the pro-life and pro-choice sides of the abortion debate, plus the history of abortion and the debate surrounding it/5.

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Publish your book with B&N. By analyzing the politics of motherhood, Luker is subtly making the claim that, They accurately trace the history of the abortion debate from the Ancient Greeks to the present, thus deeply examining the many arguments and claims being made by both Pro-Lifers and Pro-Choice people/5.

Melody Rose examines abortion as a social regulatory policy, thoughtfully and thoroughly chronicling the erosion of abortion rights and availability since Roe. Paying respect to all views of this controversial topic in her engaging new book, Rose explores the success of the right-to-life movement in accumulating local and national policies that.

Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood. Book Description: In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict. She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred interviews.

Abortion Politics is an invaluable companion for exploring the abortion issue and what is has to say about American society, as well as the dramatic changes in public understanding of women's rights, medicine, religion, and partisanship."--Page 4 of cover.

In the years since the Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Roemaking a woman's decision to have an abortion a constitutionally protected right, the politics of the abortion controversy has affected every branch and every level of American issues more vividly illustrate how our political institutions actually operate in governing a nation of over million diverse.

‘Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in America takes aim at the media strategies and dilemmas of social movement organizations.

This important book provides the best treatment to date of the public debate over the abortion controversy, from the point of view of four key organizations on opposing sides, and reveals surprising Cited by: 8.

All Politics Is Reproductive Politics: New Book Explores Equality Fight in Contextam Katie Klabusich “We can’t understand the rise of Trump, or combat the forces he represents, without attention to reproductive politics," explains University of Massachusetts, Amherst Professor Laura Briggs in How All Politics Became.

Putting together a book such as this one is a little like participating in a nationwide seminar conducted by phone, fax, and e-mail.

As editors, we wanted to produce a volume that would capture the vitality and diversity of state-level abortion politics in the United States, and we felt the best way to do so was to commission a series of case studies from a representative sample of states.

In an informative if partisan work, Planned Parenthood official McKeegan argues that the antiabortion forces—whose skillful focus on the issue aided Ronald Reagan's Presidential victory—have lost both their cohesiveness and the battle to ban abortion.

McKeegan portrays abortion foes both as ``lacking substantial support among mainstream Americans'' and as hopelessly diverse. The book contains sections on Britain, including an account of the campaign to legalize abortion, written by those centrally involved with that campaign; international comparisons of abortion law, with chapters on France, the United States, Ireland and Poland; and chapters covering contemporary debates, including men's rights in abortion and.

Abortion Politics: Public Policy in Cross-Cultural Perspective by M. Githens and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Abortion Politics. This work presents the results of a comprehensive and integrated research project in comparative abortion policy and politics in post‐industrial democracies.

It focuses on the questions of state feminism—the extent to which women's policy agencies further goals of women's movements for descriptive and substantive representation. In 11 countries in Western Europe and North America.

The first book, The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America’s Culture Wars, looks at how the competing sides in the abortion movement use free speech and conceive of free speech in abortion politics.

It looks at the regulation of clinic-front abortion protesting and how the two sides navigate the courts and mobilize ideas. In this important study of the abortion controversy in the United States, Kristin Luker examines the issues, people, and beliefs on both sides of the abortion conflict.

She draws data from twenty years of public documents and newspaper accounts, as well as over two hundred interviews with both pro-life and pro-choice activists. She argues that moral positions on abortion are intimately tied to 4/5(1). 'Throughline' Traces Evangelicals' History On The Abortion Issue NPR's history podcast, Throughline, examines how the issue of abortion became a defining political issue for evangelicals.The most controversial of abortion issues is the so-called "partial birth" abortion, a rare procedure.

Beginning in the mids, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate introduced legislation to ban "partial birth" : Kathy Gill.Aristotle, Politics ("Agamemnon", "Hom.

Od. ", "denarius") All Search Options book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8. section: abortion must be practised on it before it has developed sensation and life; for the line between lawful and unlawful abortion will be marked by the fact of having sensation and being.