The human drama of abortion : a global search for consensus / Aníbal Faúndes, José Barzelatto

Author(s): Faúndes, Aníbal, 1931-
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Subjects: Abortion--Cross-cultural studies
Pregnancy, Unwanted--Cross-cultural studies
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, Portuguese (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 2006
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: xxii, 200 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Alternate Title(s): Drama do Aborto.
Additional Authors: Barzelatto, J. (José)
Notes: LCCN: 2005028168
ISBN: 0826515258 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0826515266 (pbk. : alk. paper)
EAN: 9780826515254
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-193) and index
Contents: Listening to women: why they have abortions -- The meaning of words -- The magnitude of induced abortion -- Consequences of unsafe abortion -- Why women get pregnant when they do not want to -- Why is a pregnancy so unwanted that it ends in abortion? -- Conflicting values encountered by health professionals -- Religious values -- Ethical values -- Values as reflected in law -- How to decrease the number of abortions -- How to reduce the human, social, and economic costs of abortion -- The paradox: rejecting abortion and opposing the prevention of unwanted pregnancies -- How to reach a consensus on abortion
OCLC Number: 61745550
ISBN/ISSN: 0826515258
0826515266
9780826515254