Abortion across borders : transnational travel and access to abortion services / edited by Christabelle Sethna & Gayle Davis.

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Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.

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vii, 350 pages : black and white illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


Sherri Finkbine flew to Sweden : abortion and disability in the early 1960s / Lena Lennerhed -- From Heathrow airport to Harley Street : the ALRA and the travel of nonresident women for abortion services in Britain / Christabelle Sethna -- The trans-Tasman abortion travel service : abortion services for New Zealand women in the 1970s / Hayley Brown -- All aboard the "abortion express" : geographic variability, domestic travel and the 1967 Abortion Act / Gayle Davis, Jane O'Neill, Clare Parker, and Sally Sheldon -- A double movement : the politics of reproductive mobility in Ireland / Mary Gilmartin and Sinead Kennedy -- Tales of mobility : women's travel and abortion services in a globalized Australia / Barbara Baird -- Don't mess with Texas : abortion policy Texas style / Lori A. Brown -- Trials and trails : the emergence of Canada's "abortion refugees" in Prince Edward Island / Cathrine Chambers, Colleen MacQuarrie, and Jo-Ann MacDonald -- Abortion travel and the cost of reproductive choice in Spain / Agata Ignaciuk -- "The import problem" : the travels of our bodies, ourselves, to Eastern Europe / Anna Bogic -- Abortion and the Catholic Church in Poland / Ewelina Ciaputa -- Beyond the borders of Brexit : traveling for abortion access to a post-EU Britain / Niklas Barke.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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