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The Resource Obstacle course : the everyday struggle to get an abortion in America, David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe

Obstacle course : the everyday struggle to get an abortion in America, David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe

Label
Obstacle course : the everyday struggle to get an abortion in America
Title
Obstacle course
Title remainder
the everyday struggle to get an abortion in America
Statement of responsibility
David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book tells the real story of abortion in America, one that captures a disturbing reality of sometimes insurmountable barriers put in front of women trying to exercise their legal rights to medical services. Without the efforts of an unheralded army of doctors, nurses, social workers, activists, and volunteers, what is a legal right would be meaningless for the almost one million people per year who get abortions. There is a better way-treating abortion like any other form of health care-but the United States is a long way from that ideal"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, David S.
Dewey number
362.1988/800973
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ767.U6
LC item number
C65 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
HQ 767.U6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Joffe, Carole E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abortion
  • Abortion services
Label
Obstacle course : the everyday struggle to get an abortion in America, David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: the turbulent state of abortion in America -- Making the decision: coping with roadblocks, deception, and lies -- Finding and getting to a clinic: hard to find, harder to reach -- Coming up with the money -- Getting in: medical clinics as war zones -- Counseling at the clinic: government-mandated deceit -- Waiting periods: logistical nightmares, potentially serious delays -- The procedure: politics overrides medical expertise -- An alternate vision: abortion as normal health care
Control code
on1112140917
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780520306646
Lccn
2019031072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1112140917
Label
Obstacle course : the everyday struggle to get an abortion in America, David S. Cohen and Carole Joffe
Publication
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: the turbulent state of abortion in America -- Making the decision: coping with roadblocks, deception, and lies -- Finding and getting to a clinic: hard to find, harder to reach -- Coming up with the money -- Getting in: medical clinics as war zones -- Counseling at the clinic: government-mandated deceit -- Waiting periods: logistical nightmares, potentially serious delays -- The procedure: politics overrides medical expertise -- An alternate vision: abortion as normal health care
Control code
on1112140917
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
281 pages
Isbn
9780520306646
Lccn
2019031072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1112140917

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