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Abortion after Roe

Author: Johanna Schoen
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2015]
Series: Studies in social medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Abortion is--and always has been--an arena for contesting power relations between women and men. When in 1973 the Supreme Court made the procedure legal throughout the United States, it seemed that women were at last able to make decisions about their own bodies. In the four decades that followed, however, abortion became ever more politicized and stigmatized. Abortion after Roe chronicles and analyzes what the new  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Schoen
ISBN: 9781469621180 1469621185
OCLC Number: 1228588532
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 334 pages :) illustrations.
Contents: Living through some giant change: the establishment of abortion services --
Medicine at the edges of life: abortion and fetal research --
The formation of the National Abortion Federation and the standards debate --
The development of dilation and evacuation and the debate over fetal bodies --
To protect the lives of American babies: the escalation of antiabortion activism --
Truths, lies, and partial truths: the debate surrounding intact D&E.
Series Title: Studies in social medicine.
Responsibility: Johanna Schoen.

Abstract:

"Abortion is--and always has been--an arena for contesting power relations between women and men. When in 1973 the Supreme Court made the procedure legal throughout the United States, it seemed that women were at last able to make decisions about their own bodies. In the four decades that followed, however, abortion became ever more politicized and stigmatized. Abortion after Roe chronicles and analyzes what the new legal status and changing political environment have meant for abortion providers and their patients"--

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