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Gendering the Abortion Debate: The French Case

Jean C. Robinson

in Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242665
eISBN:
9780191600258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242666.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The National Assembly in France tentatively reformed abortion law in 1975 and reaffirmed legal abortion in 1979. The women's movement campaigned on the issue but did not claim success for a policy ... More


Woman's Rights and Abolition in the West

Stacey M. Robertson

in Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses Eliza T. Frantz's letter to the Anti-Slavery Bugle in March 1856, in which she updated readers on the reform environment in her small northern Indiana town, Warsaw, which she ... More


“Agitate, Agitate!”

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 5 demonstrates Ernestine Rose’s amazing activism during the 1850s, when she traveled to and spoke in twenty-three of the existing thirty-one states. First showing her in one of her busiest ... More


Building a Women’s Movement

Bonnie S. Anderson

in The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199756247
eISBN:
9780190626402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756247.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 4 describes how Ernestine Rose connected with Paulina Wright Davis and Elizabeth Cady Stanton through her work for married women’s property rights. It also shows her growing involvement in ... More


“The Rule of Love Has Superseded the Rule of Force”: The Criminalization of Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans

Ashley Baggett

in Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815217
eISBN:
9781496815255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815217.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Rather than creating specific legislation on the issue, the legal system in Louisiana began reinterpreting old assault and battery laws already in the criminal statutes. These courts relied on the ... More


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