Abortion : between freedom and necessity / Janet Hadley

Author(s): Hadley, Janet
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Subjects: Abortion
Abortion--Moral and ethical aspects
Feminism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1996
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xiv, 250 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The United States: Back to the Crusades 1
2. Ireland and Germany: Constitutional Brutality and Legal Twilight 18
3. The Specter of the Backstreets 33
4. The Fetus Factor: Ethics and Arguments 59
5. From Mortal Combat to Feminist Morality 77
6. A Woman's Right to Refuse: India, China and Britain 94
7. New Controversies: The Abortion Pill, Genetics and HIV/AIDS 117
8. Contrasting Scenes: Russia, Holland and Britain 142
9. Weapons of War: Sieges and Strategies 157
10. The Pitfalls of the Law 177
11. Reclaiming a Feminist Issue 191
Notes 209
Glossary 221
If You Think You Are Pregnant... 223
References 225
Index 241
Notes: LCCN: 96026850
ISBN: 1566395062 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-240) and index
OCLC Number: 34958816
ISBN/ISSN: 1566395062