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Abortion After Roe

Johanna Schoen

Abstract

Abortion is—and always has been—an arena for contesting power relations between women and men. When in 1973 the Supreme Court made the procedure legal throughout the United States, it seemed that women were at last able to make decisions about their own bodies. In the four decades that followed, however, abortion became ever more politicized and stigmatized. Abortion after Roe chronicles and analyzes what the new legal status and changing political environment have meant for abortion providers and their patients. This book sheds light on the little-studied experience of performing and receivin ... More

Keywords: Legal abortion, Abortion services, Abortion stigma, Abortion providers, Women’s health clinics, Abortion procedures, Reproductive rights, Reproductive justice, Anti-abortion movement, Pro-choice movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781469621180
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621180.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Johanna Schoen, author