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The Resource Abortion, Tamara Thompson, book editor

Abortion, Tamara Thompson, book editor

Label
Abortion
Title
Abortion
Statement of responsibility
Tamara Thompson, book editor
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A compendium of opinion on the issue of abortion, including moral justification, women's health, and width of access
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1988/80973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ767.5.U5
LC item number
A222 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Thompson, Tamara
Series statement
Current controversies series
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Abortion
Label
Abortion, Tamara Thompson, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. What is the current landscape of the abortion debate? Overview: Abortion remains an emotionally and politically charged issue / Cheryl Wetzstein -- Roe vs. Wade at forty: Most oppose overturning abortion decision / David Masci -- Women seek abortions for a variety of complex reasons / M. Antonia Biggs, Heather Gould, and Diana Greene Foster -- The modern personhood movement--what is it? / National Personhood Alliance -- Personhood for eggs would have dangerous consequences / Kaili Joy Gray -- Legal abortion faces renewed challenges and restrictions / Lyle Denniston -- Young people will shape the future of abortion access / Kate Sheppard. Chapter 2: Can abortion be morally justified? Yes: Abortion can be morally justified. Safe and legal abortion is a human right / Center for Reproductive Rights -- Most Americans believe rape and incest justify abortion / Associated Press -- Severe fetal defects justify late-term abortion / Jennifer Massoni. No: Abortion cannot be morally justified. Abortion can never be morally justified / American Life League -- The rights of a woman do not outweigh the rights of a child / AbortionFacts.com -- Late-term abortion is infanticide / Mary L. Davenport. Chapter 3: Is abortion harmful to women and society? Yes: Abortion is harmful to women and society. Abortion violates human rights / Ward Ricker -- For communities of color, abortion is genocide / Abort73.com. No: Abortion is not harmful to women and society. Safe and legal abortion benefits public health / Jodi Jacobson -- Groundbreaking new study: What happens to women who can't get abortions / Kathleen Geier -- Abortion does not increase mental health problems for women / Denis Campbell. Chapter 4: Should access to abortion be restricted? Overview: Access to abortion varies widely from state to state / Alina Salganicoff, Adara Beamesderfer, and Nisha Kurani. Yes: Access to abortion should be restricted. Abortion should be banned, regardless of the circumstances / Patrick Johnston -- Parental consent laws protect teens / Teresa S. Collett -- Conscience laws are essential to protect health-care providers' beliefs / Joxel Garcia and Terry Michael Rauch II. No: Access to abortion should not be restricted. Abortion can save a woman's life / National Women's Law Center -- Denying abortion revictimizes women who have been raped / Tara Culp-Ressler -- Conscience laws deprive women of vital health-care services / Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux
Control code
ocn874728111
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780737772050
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014030232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o874728111
  • (OCoLC)874728111
Label
Abortion, Tamara Thompson, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chapter 1. What is the current landscape of the abortion debate? Overview: Abortion remains an emotionally and politically charged issue / Cheryl Wetzstein -- Roe vs. Wade at forty: Most oppose overturning abortion decision / David Masci -- Women seek abortions for a variety of complex reasons / M. Antonia Biggs, Heather Gould, and Diana Greene Foster -- The modern personhood movement--what is it? / National Personhood Alliance -- Personhood for eggs would have dangerous consequences / Kaili Joy Gray -- Legal abortion faces renewed challenges and restrictions / Lyle Denniston -- Young people will shape the future of abortion access / Kate Sheppard. Chapter 2: Can abortion be morally justified? Yes: Abortion can be morally justified. Safe and legal abortion is a human right / Center for Reproductive Rights -- Most Americans believe rape and incest justify abortion / Associated Press -- Severe fetal defects justify late-term abortion / Jennifer Massoni. No: Abortion cannot be morally justified. Abortion can never be morally justified / American Life League -- The rights of a woman do not outweigh the rights of a child / AbortionFacts.com -- Late-term abortion is infanticide / Mary L. Davenport. Chapter 3: Is abortion harmful to women and society? Yes: Abortion is harmful to women and society. Abortion violates human rights / Ward Ricker -- For communities of color, abortion is genocide / Abort73.com. No: Abortion is not harmful to women and society. Safe and legal abortion benefits public health / Jodi Jacobson -- Groundbreaking new study: What happens to women who can't get abortions / Kathleen Geier -- Abortion does not increase mental health problems for women / Denis Campbell. Chapter 4: Should access to abortion be restricted? Overview: Access to abortion varies widely from state to state / Alina Salganicoff, Adara Beamesderfer, and Nisha Kurani. Yes: Access to abortion should be restricted. Abortion should be banned, regardless of the circumstances / Patrick Johnston -- Parental consent laws protect teens / Teresa S. Collett -- Conscience laws are essential to protect health-care providers' beliefs / Joxel Garcia and Terry Michael Rauch II. No: Access to abortion should not be restricted. Abortion can save a woman's life / National Women's Law Center -- Denying abortion revictimizes women who have been raped / Tara Culp-Ressler -- Conscience laws deprive women of vital health-care services / Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux
Control code
ocn874728111
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780737772050
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014030232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o874728111
  • (OCoLC)874728111

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