Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

  • Dorothy E. McBride
  • Jennifer L. Keys
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  • ISBN-10: 1440853371
  • ISBN-13: 9781440853371
  • DDC: 362.1988
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released November 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Distinctive in its use of two disciplinary lenses—sociology and political science—this book provides a balanced scholarly analysis of the most salient issues in the pro-life/pro-choice debate.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in the Contemporary World Issues Series.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Half Title Page.
1: Background and History.
2: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions.
3: Perspectives.
The Roots of Roe: Not Liberty, but Privacy.
4: Normalizing Abortion: An Interview with a Reproductive Health Care Provider.
5: The Abortion Diary: Uncovering, Sharing, and Listening to the Archive We Hold within Our Bodies.
6: Treating Each Other Like Drunk Girls in the Bathroom: A Pro-Life Feminist Finds Acceptance at the Women’s March.
7: Why I Work for Planned Parenthood: Debunking Common Misconceptions about America’s Leading Reproductive Health Care Provider.
8: Pregnancy Help Centers: Offering Women Choice and Hope in the Midst of Crisis.
9: Fathers and Abortion.
10: Who Should or Should Not Be Born?: The Collision between Reproductive Rights and Disability Rights.
11: Profiles.
12: Data and Documents.
Current State Laws Regulating Abortion.
13: Abortion Services.
14: Historical Documents.
15: Resources.
16: Chronology.
About the Authors.