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Women, society, the state, and abortion

a structuralist analysis

by Patrick J. Sheeran

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- United States.,
    • Abortion -- Government policy -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPatrick J. Sheeran.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.U5 S46 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 147 p. :
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2385675M
      ISBN 10027592744X
      LC Control Number87014615

      By , most abortions were illegal in the U.S., except those ``necessary to save the life of the woman.'' But the tradition of women's right to early abortion was rooted in U.S. society by then; abortionists continued to practice openly with public support, and juries refused to convict them. Abortion became a crime and a sin for several reasons. A white, wide-brimmed bonnet and a red cloak have come to mean one thing: women’s oppression. Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale seared this image into our souls with its.

      At the National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas, 20, women convened to debate the issues that affected them. Here, Congresswoman Bella Abzug (D-N.Y.), wearing her trademark hat, and Betty Author: Lorraine Boissoneault. Her book Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood received the Charles Horton Cooley Award from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interactionism. The book contrasts the worldviews of pro-choice and anti-abortion activists, arguing that the two sides of the debate on abortion are rooted in different sets of values and ideas about women's roles.

      The report noted that women have abortions for many different reasons and within different personal, social, economic and cultural circumstances, all of which could affect a woman's mental state following abortion. "Consequently," the task force wrote, "global statements about the psychological impact of abortion can be misleading.".   “In , we aspired to build a stable democracy, a pluralistic society, with equality between men and women, and the United States was the .


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Women, Society, the State, and Abortion takes an unbiased look at the abortion issue, examining it from a cross-disciplinary perspective comprising historyCited by: 6. Abortion is only one dimension to women's health, and different options may be appropriate for the same woman at different points in a single life time.

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Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Women, Society, the State, and Abortion: A. Summary: Women, Society, the State, and Abortion takes an unbiased look at the abortion issue, examining it from a cross-disciplinary perspective comprising history, politics, law, biology, philosophy, theology, and medicine.

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©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC A POWERFUL And abortion book FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTED FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATION Forty years after the landmark Roe ruling, "abortion" is still a word that is said with outright hostility by many, despite the fact that one in three American women will have terminated at least one pregnancy by menopause/5.

But as more women speak publicly--about their moral qualms with abortion, and about the short- and long-term harm abortion has caused them--these concerns have become harder to dismiss or ignore.

As a society, we have spent more than three decades with our heads in the sand concerning abortion's impact on women. How abortion effects women, men, children and society. This section of the site explores how abortion effects society as a whole and how it effects people in particular.

Check out abortion from the child's perspective; Read personal stories from women who have had an abortion; Find out how you can help a post-abortive friend. In abortion, she offers her own child as a sacrifice for the right to continue her life, and it is a sacrifice that will haunt her.

For the last loss is the loss of her peace of mind. Many women grieve silently after abortion, their sorrow ignored by a society that expects them to be grateful for the “freedom” to abort. Whether you’re pro-life or pro-choice, you probably agree on one thing: abortion hurts women, both mentally and physically.

Unfortunately, both sides are guilty of ignoring the individual in favor of the higher moral ground. This book is designed to help people heal from their abortions and put guilt, shame, fear, and doubt behind them. ABORTION LAWS 5 The liberalization of abortion legislation or, on the other hand, the imposition of restrictive legislation, may have quite striking demographic consequences.

Tc cite an example, a country which in imposed more rigid criteris. than previously for legal abortion showed a tripling in the birth rate a year later.

While it can. ferences. Since then, abortion has no longer been a topic that is only “for women,” as if men played no role in the dilemma of unwanted pregnancy that millions of women around the world face every year.

Talk and conference recommendations, of course, are not enough. Every country and commu-nity must find a way to deal with what is now an. Abortion in Women’s Lives.

Abortion in Women’s Lives. Abortion in Women’s Lives. Heather D. Boonstra Rachel Benson Gold Cory L. Richards Lawrence B. Finer. This report was made possible by funding from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation and the Educational Foundation of America. The views expressed in this pub- lication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of.

Women around the world have used abortion to control their reproduction at every point in history, and in every known society — regardless of its legality. In the United States, abortion was widely practiced before aboutby which time most states had banned it except to save the life of the woman.

Highly restrictive abortion laws are not associated with lower abortion rates. According to the Guttmacher Institute, the abortion rate is 37 per 1, women in countries that prohibit abortion altogether or allow it only to save a woman’s life, and 34 per 1, in countries that allow abortion without restriction as to reason.

For example, restrictions on the use of government funds to cover the cost of an abortion deny women equal access to the procedure.

Additionally, state laws that impose certain restrictions may compel a woman to seek an abortion in another state. Traveling to another state places a financial burden on the woman that may be beyond her resources.

To hear them tell it, abortion saves women. But the reality is, abortion is a sign of just how much our society fails women. Choice. Abortion activists like to call themselves “pro-choice,” but far too often, women are not freely making the choice of abortion. Women facing unplanned pregnancies, even under the best circumstances, are : Cassy Fiano-Chesser.

Abortion Politics, Women's Movements and the Democratic State examines the impact of women's movements since the s on the policy-making processes determining abortion laws. The impact of women's movements is assessed in terms of their success in increasing the democratic representation of women generally and movement organizations specifically.

Black and Hispanic women are more likely to experience unintended pregnancies than white women, and more likely to get abortions. Inthe abortion rate for black women .Liberal feminism is an individualistic form of feminist theory, which focuses on women's ability to maintain their equality through their own actions and l feminists argue that society holds the false belief that women are, by nature, less intellectually and physically capable than men; thus it tends to discriminate against women in the academy, the forum, and the marketplace.

But, according to a study by the economist Caitlin Knowles Myers, “The Power of Abortion Policy: Re-Examining the Effects of Young Women’s .