Publisher description for Abortion politics : public policy in cross-cultural perspective / edited by Marianne Githens and Dorothy McBride Stetson.


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Abortion Politics: Public Policy in Cross Cultural Perspective focuses on current abortion policy and practice in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and aims to provide a comprehensive and balanced picture of current abortion policy in a cross-cultural perspective. The contributers deal with comparative abortion policy including recent developments in Ireland, Germany and Eastern Europe. Topics covered include struggles over the law, availability of and access to abortion services, the implications of the policy environment and new reproductive technologies.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Abortion -- Government policy -- Cross-cultural studies.