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Title In search of common ground on abortion : from culture war to reproductive justice / by Robin West, Justin Murray and Meredith Esser.

Publication Info. Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Gender in law, culture, and society
Gender in law, culture, and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Justin Murray, Meredith Esser and Robin West -- From choice to reproductive justice: de-constitutionalizing abortion rights / Robin West -- The price of pleasure / Shari Motro -- Abortion rhetoric and child custody laws for women who mother through rape / Shauna R. Prewitt -- Toward common ground on policies advancing reproductive justice / Dorothy Roberts -- Finding common ground in the disability rights critiques of selective abortions / Elizabeth Schiltz -- Supporting pregnant women and their families to reduce the abortion rate / Kristen Day -- Can a Catholic realist approach aid in the effort to find common ground in debates about abortion? / Susan J. Stabile.
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Summary This book brings together academics, legal practitioners and activists with a wide range of pro-choice, pro-life and other views to explore the possibilities for cultural, philosophical, moral and political common ground on the subjects of abortion and reproductive justice more generally. It aims to rethink polarized positions on sexuality, morality, religion and law, in relation to abortion, as a way of laying the groundwork for productive and collaborative dialogue. The book will be valuable to anyone interested in law and society, gender and religious studies and philosophy and theory of la.
Subject Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Abortion -- Social aspects -- United States.
Abortion -- Government policy -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Abortion -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst00794593
Abortion -- Law and legislation. (OCoLC)fst00794598
Abortion -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00794636
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Murray, Justin (Lawyer), editor.
Esser, Meredith B., editor.
West, Robin, 1954- editor.
Other Form: Print version: In search of common ground on abortion 9781472420459 (DLC) 2013033242 (OCoLC)856861334
ISBN 9781472420473 (electronic bk.)
1472420470 (electronic bk.)
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