Abortion politics : public policy in cross-cultural perspective / edited by Marianne Githens and Dorothy McBride Stetson.

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New York : Routledge, 1996.

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xiii, 234 pages ; 24 cm

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This item was donated as part of The Women's Health Library archive held by Wellcome Collection, reference SA/WHL https://wellcomecollection.org/works/fjg4s86y


Copy 1. Donor: This item was originally held in the Women's Health Library. It was donated to Wellcome in 2016 by the Feminist Library, which acted as temporary custodian following the closure of Women's Health in 2006.
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Rhetoric and symbols in American abortion politics / Laura R. Woliver -- Constitutionalizing abortion / Kim Lane Scheppele -- Reproductive rights and the struggle with change in Eastern Europe / Marianne Githens -- Abortion policy in the United States and Canada : do institutions matter? / Donley T. Studlar and Raymond Tatalovich -- Abortion policy triads and women's rights in Russia, the United States, and France / Dorothy McBride Stetson -- Abortion and reproductive choice : policy and politics in Japan / Joyce Gelb -- The stability of compromise : abortion politics in Western Europe / Joyce Outshoorn -- Ireland and the European Union : the impact of integration and social change on abortion policy / Brian Girvin -- Confronting the consequences of medical technology : policy frontiers in the United States and France / Jennifer Merchant -- Feminist perspectives on abortion and reproductive technologies / Dorothy McBride Stetson.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.


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