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After Morgentaler the politics of abortion in Canada

After Morgentaler the politics of abortion in Canada

Author: Rachael Johnstone
Publisher: Vancouver Toronto UBC Press [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The landmark decision R. v. Morgentaler (1988) struck down Canada's abortion law and is widely believed to have established a right to abortion. Although the decision removed one legal barrier, its actual impact is much less decisive, and women's access to abortion in Canada remains uneven and at risk of being curtailed. In "After Morgentaler," Rachael Johnstone examines the state of abortion access in Canada  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachael Johnstone
ISBN: 0774834382 9780774834384 9780774834407 0774834404 9780774834414 0774834412
OCLC Number: 1014120787
Description: xii, 221 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1 The Anti-abortion, Pro-choice, and Reproductive Justice Movements2 Federal Politics and the Supreme Court3 Abortion in the Provinces4 Abortion as Health Care5 Social Movement Activism in the Provinces6 Never Going BackAppendices; Notes; References; Index
Responsibility: Rachael Johnstone


A long-overdue update on the dynamics of abortion politics in Canada, After Morgentaler explores the role of both state and non-state actors in the creation and maintenance of access to abortion  Read more...


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