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Title Shaping abortion discourse : democracy and the public sphere in Germany and the United States / Myra Marx Ferree [and others].

Publication Info. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 350 pages) : illustrations.
Series Communication, society, and politics
Communication, society, and politics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-337) and index.
Contents PART I: INTRODUCTION: Two related stories -- Historical context -- Methods -- PART II: MAJOR OUTCOMES: The discursive opportunity structure -- Standing -- Framing -- PART III: REPRESENTING DIFFERENT CONSTITUENCIES: Representing women's claims -- Representing religious claims -- Representing the tradition of the left -- PART IV: THE QUALITY OF ABORTION DISCOURSE: Normative criteria for the public sphere -- Measuring the quality of discourse -- Metatalk -- Lessons for democracy and the public sphere -- Methodological appendix.
Note Print version record.
Summary Using controversy over abortion as a lens through which to compare the political process and role of the media in these two very different democracies, this book examines the contest over meaning that is being waged by social movements, political parties, churches and other social actors.
Subject Abortion -- Political aspects -- Germany.
Abortion -- Political aspects -- United States.
Abortion -- Press coverage -- Germany.
Abortion -- Press coverage -- United States.
Pro-choice movement -- Germany.
Pro-choice movement -- United States.
Pro-life movement -- Germany.
Pro-life movement -- United States.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Abortion & Birth Control.
Abortion -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00794610
Abortion -- Press coverage. (OCoLC)fst00794612
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Pro-choice movement. (OCoLC)fst01077721
Pro-life movement. (OCoLC)fst01077725
Germany. (OCoLC)fst01210272
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Abortus provocatus.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Indexed Term Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi.
Added Author Ferree, Myra Marx.
Other Form: Print version: Shaping abortion discourse. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 (DLC) 2001037366
ISBN 0511046618 (electronic bk. ;) (Adobe Reader)
9780511046612 (electronic bk. ;) (Adobe Reader)
0511041101 (electronic bk.)
9780511041105 (electronic bk.)
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