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Published: 01 February 2018

296 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190624859

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The Ethics, Law, and Politics of Ordinary Abortion

Katie Watson

  • This paperback edition includes a new preface by the author addressing new legal threats to reproductive rights and recent developments in abortion discourse
  • Brings philosophy, law, statistics, and headlines to life with personal stories
  • Aims to improve the American abortion debate, and to inspire more substantive private conversation about abortion
  • Explains current US law on abortion in terms non-lawyers can easily understand, from US Supreme Court cases to state legislation
  • Illuminates how language has framed and steered the abortion debate

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