Safe, Legal, and Unavailable? Abortion Politics in the United States
SAGE Publications, 2007 - 235 páginas
The Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade legalized abortion. Yet while the medical procedure is legal—and safe—many women across the country do not have the ability to exercise this reproductive right. Melody Rose examines abortion as a social regulatory policy, thoughtfully and thoroughly chronicling the erosion of abortion rights and availability since Roe. Paying respect to all views of this controversial topic in her engaging new book, Rose explores the success of the right-to-life movement in accumulating local and national policies that restrict access to abortion while enhancing fetal protections. In addition to a basic and brief primer on the practice and history of abortion, Rose considers the roles played by the courts, political parties, and interest groups in constructing barriers to abortion. With an examination of public opinion poll data and a look at both state and national statutory prohibitions on abortion, Rose also shows how powerful language wars have resulted in material policy alterations. Chapter-opening vignettes and vivid storytelling make this brief and topical supplement a good read that is sure to get your students thinking critically about this highly charged topic. As well, the author has augmented chapters with further reading suggestions and provocative discussion questions that invite insightful discussion and analysis.
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A 1991-1992 study of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology found
that 70 percent offered abortion training , but only 12 percent offered it routinely.
33 In response to that finding , the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical ...
Still , there appears to be little possibility for the expansion of family planning
programs ; in fact , the Bush administration has chosen instead to increase
funding for abstinence - only programs . In 2005 , the federal government will
spend an ...
See Clinics and abortion providers Abortion without Apology ( Baehr ) , 189
Abrams , Samuel J. , 183n32 Abramson , John , 56n45 Abstinence programs , 35
–36 , 135 , 165 , 177 Abzug , Bella , 129 , 182n18 Access restrictions birth control
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