Doctors of Conscience: The Struggle to Provide Abortion Before and After Roe V. Wade

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Beacon Press, 1996 - Social Science - 250 pages
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The real story of the medical campaign against abortionthrough the eyes of pro-choice physicians.

The real story of the medical campaign against abortionthrough the eyes of pro-choice physicians.

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"Well-researched and clearly written. . . Provides a compelling narrative of the dedication of doctors who have braved society's continuing ambivalence toward women's right to choose."
--K. Kaufmann, San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle

A fabulous read. . . intense and absorbing. --Marge Berer, Women's Review of Books 
 

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Doctors of conscience: the struggle to provide abortion before and after Roe v. Wade

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This book examines the abortion controversy from a new point of view. Using interviews with 45 pro-choice physicians, sociologist Joffe uncovers the role of the medical professon in marginalizing ... Read full review

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Joffee is professor of sociology at the University of California, Davis.

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