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Abortion wars : a half century of struggle, 1950-2000

Author: Rickie Solinger
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1998.
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Contains eighteen essays that offer a pro-rights perspective on the issue of abortion, examining the topic within the historical framework of the second half of the twentieth century, and discussing the reasons why abortion continues to be one of the most violently contested issues in the United States.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rickie Solinger
ISBN: 0520202562 9780520202566 0520209524 9780520209527 9780520201569 0520201566
OCLC Number: 36582142
Description: xvi, 413 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : abortion politics and history ; Pregnancy and power before Roe v. Wade, 1950-1970 / Rickie Solinger --
Beyond safe and legal : the lessons of Jane / Laura Kaplan --
Women versus Connecticut : conducting a statewide hearing on abortion / Amy Kesselman --
The rule of law, the rise of violence, and the role of morality : reframing America's abortion debate / Marcy J. Wilder --
Legal strategies for abortion rights in the twenty-first century / Kathryn Kolbert and Andrea Miller --
Electoral politics and abortion : narrowing the message / William Saletan --
Punishing drug addicts who have babies : women of color, equality, and the right of privacy / Dorothy E. Roberts --
African-American women and abortion / Loretta J. Ross --
Abortion in the United States- legal but inaccessible / Marlene Gerber Fried --
Rescuing the nation : Operation Rescue and the rise of anti-abortion militance / Faye Ginsburg --
Toward coalition : the Reproductive Health Technologies Project / Marie Bass --
"We called it kindness" : establishing a feminist abortion practice / Elizabeth Karlin --
The twentieth-century gender battle : difficulties in perception / Jane E. Hodgson --
Life on the front lines / Warren M. Hern --
The crisis in abortion provision and pro-choice medical activism in the 1990s / Carole Joffe, Patricia Anderson, and Jody Steinauer --
Regendering the U.S. abortion debate / Alison M. Jaggar --
Psychologies of abortion : implications of a changing context / Sharon Gold-Steinberg and Abigail J. Stewart --
Disability rights and selective abortion / Marsha Saxton.
Responsibility: edited by Rickie Solinger.
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This is a collection of historical and interdisciplinary perspectives on abortion politics from 1950 to the present day. The essays clarify why so many women consider abortion crucial to their lives  Read more...


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