Abortion politics, women's movements, and the democratic state : a comparative study of state feminism / edited by Dorothy McBride Stetson

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Subjects: Abortion--Political aspects
Abortion--Government policy
Abortion--Law and legislation
Feminism--Government policy
Feminist theory
Women and democracy
Women--Political activity
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
Series: Gender and politics
LC Classification: H, HQ
Additional Authors: McBride, Dorothy E
Notes: LCCN: 2001036445
ISBN: 0199242658
ISBN: 0199242666 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-322) and index
Contents: Introduction: abortion, women's movements, and democratic politics / Dorothy McBride Stetson -- State feminism and policy debates on abortion in Austria / Regina Köpl -- The abortion debates in Belgium 1974-1990 / Karen Celis -- Of rights and power: Canada's federal abortion policy 1969-1991 / Melissa Haussman -- Gendering the abortion debate: the French case / Jean C. Robinson -- Abortion debates in Germany / Lynn Kamenitsa -- Women's movements' defence of legal abortion in Great Britain / Dorothy McBride Stetson -- Abortion debates in Ireland: an ongoing issue / Evelyn Mahon -- Debates and controversies on abortion in Italy / Marina Calloni -- Policy-making on abortion: arenas, actors, and arguments in the Netherlands / Joyce Outshoorn -- Gendering abortion debates: state feminism in Spain / Celia Valiente -- US abortion debates 1959-1998: the women's movement holds on / Dorothy McBride Stetson -- Conclusion: comparative abortion politics and the case for state feminism / Dorothy McBride Stetson
Physical Description: xii, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 47289320
ISBN/ISSN: 0199242658
0199242666

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