Abortion : history, politics, and reproductive justice after Morgentaler (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Abortion : history, politics, and reproductive justice after Morgentaler

Abortion : history, politics, and reproductive justice after Morgentaler

Author: Shannon Stettner; Kristin Burnett; Travis Hay
Publisher: Vancouver : UBCPress, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume highlights abortion experiences in the post-Morgentaler era and links new approaches to abortion history and research to the growing movement for reproductive justice.


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Named Person: Henry Morgentaler; Henry Morgentaler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shannon Stettner; Kristin Burnett; Travis Hay
ISBN: 9780774835732 0774835737
OCLC Number: 1063602301
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Shannon Stettner, Kristin Burnett, and Travis HayPart 1: History1 Different Histories: Reproduction, Colonialism, and Treaty 7 Communities in Southern Alberta, 1880-1940 / Kristin Burnett2 Not Guilty but Guilty? Race, Rumour, and Respectability in the 1882 Abortion Trial of Letitia Munson / Rebecca Beausaert3 Abortion and Birth Control on the Canadian Prairies: Feminists, Catholics, and Family Values in the 1970s / Erika DyckPart 2: Experience4 He Is Still Unwanted: Women's Assertions of Authority over Abortion in Letters to the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada / Shannon Stettner5 Abortion on Trial: Abortion Tribunals in the 1970s and 1980s / Beth Palmer6 The Dark, Well-Kept Secret: Abortion Experiences in the Maritime Provinces / Katrina Ackerman7 When Research Is Personal and Political: Researchers Reflect on the Study of Abortion / Marion Doull, Christabelle Sethna, Evelyne Morrissette, and Caitlin ScottPart 3: Politics8 Functionally Inaccessible: Historical Conflicts in Legal and Medical Access to Abortion / Frances E. Chapman and Tracy Penny Light9 Morgentaler and the Technological Production of Embodiment / Jen Rinaldi10 Between a Woman and Her Doctor? The Medicalization of Abortion Politics in Canada / Rachael Johnstone11 Subverting the Constitution: Anti-abortion Policies and Activism in the United States and Canada / Lori Brown, J. Shoshanna Ehrlich, and Colleen MacQuarriePart 4: Discourse and Reproductive Justice12 The Future of Pro-choice Discourse in Canada / Kelly Gordon and Paul Saurette13 Reproductive Justice in Canada: Exploring Immigrant Women's Experiences / Laura Salamanca14 Toxic Matters: Vital and Material Struggles for Environmental Reproductive Justice / Sarah Marie WiebeConclusion / Kristin Burnett and Shannon Stettner
Responsibility: edited by Shannon Stettner, Kristin Burnett, Travis Hay.


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Abortion is unique in that it ties together the perspectives of scholars in history, politics, and law, as opposed to other compilations that focus on works from one particular field, echoing the Read more...

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