Abortion and Woman's Choice: The State, Sexuality, and Reproductive Freedom

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Northeastern University Press, 1990 - Social Science - 412 pages
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A holistic understanding of abortion from a feminist perspective, including the history of its practice and state policies to contain it; the social, economic, and cultural conditions under which women utilize it; and the legal, moral, and political battles that surround it.

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Beyond A Womans Right to ChooseFeminist Ideas
1
Fertility Control in Theory and History
23
NineteenthCentury Criminalization
67
Copyright

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Rosalind Pollack Petchesky is Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York.

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