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Beyond control : medical power and abortion law

Author: Sally Sheldon
Publisher: London ; Chicago, IL : Pluto Press, 1997.
Series: Law and social theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A radically new critique of the regulation of abortion, drawing on feminist, legal and social theory

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Genre/Form: Legislation
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sheldon, Sally.
Beyond control.
London ; Chicago, IL : Pluto Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606112703
Online version:
Sheldon, Sally.
Beyond control.
London ; Chicago, IL : Pluto Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607789147
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Sheldon
ISBN: 0745311687 9780745311685
OCLC Number: 36017329
Description: x, 213 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Abortion in Britain: Thirty Years On --
2. Abortion Act 1967: A Permissive and Liberatory Reform? --
3. 'Tarts and Tired Housewives': the Abortion Act and the Regulation of Femininity --
4. Abortion, Reproduction and the Deployment of Medical Power --
5. Judicial Protection of Medical Discretion --
6. Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990: Winning the Battle but Losing the War? --
7. Regulation of Antiprogestin Terminations --
8. Conclusions --
App. 1. Abortion Act 1967, unamended --
App. 2. Abortion Act 1967, as amended in 1990.
Series Title: Law and social theory.
Responsibility: Sally Sheldon.

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'An excellent text which is essential reading for anyone interested in abortion' -- International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 'A welcome injection of energy into feminist thinking on UK Read more...

 
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