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The street politics of abortion : speech, violence, and America's culture wars

Author: Joshua C Wilson
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, ©2013 [2013]
Series: Cultural lives of law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade stands as a historic victory for abortion-rights activists. But rather than serving as the coda to what had been a comparatively low-profile social conflict, the decision mobilized a wave of anti-abortion protests and ignited a heated struggle that continues to this day. Picking up the story in the contentious decades that followed Roe, The Street Politics of Abortion  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua C Wilson
ISBN: 9780804785334 0804785333 9780804785341 0804785341
OCLC Number: 843858329
Description: xi, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Abortion politics, legal power, and storytelling --
A common occurrence : Planned Parenthood Shasta-Diablo v. Williams --
Going big : Schenck v. Pro-Choice Network of Western New York --
From litigation to legislation : Hill v. Colorado --
Limited in victory, enabled in defeat --
Degrees of separation --
Lessons from the street politics of abortion.
Series Title: Cultural lives of law.
Responsibility: Joshua C. Wilson.
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The Street Politics of Abortion uses three Supreme Court cases to consider the rise and fall of clinic-front anti-abortion protests in the 1980s and 1990s, and illustrates how these conflicts  Read more...


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"The Street Politics of Abortion adds much to our understanding of dissent, abortion, politics, and the evolution of new Christian conservative leaders, institutions, and tactics." -- Laura R. Read more...

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