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Conclusion: Comparative Abortion Politics and the Case for State Feminism

Dorothy McBride Stetson

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:
10.1093/0199242666.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter summarizes and analyses the findings from the comparative analysis of abortion policy debates in 11 countries. The first section describes similarities and differences in abortion ... More


The Right to Abortion

Federico Fabbrini

in Fundamental Rights in Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198702047
eISBN:
9780191771712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702047.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines as a case study the right to abortion in Europe. It underlines the profound variations among the EU member states in the recognition of a right for a woman to choose whether to ... More


Abortion and the Juridical: Reproductive Autonomy and Protection from Injury

Jennifer M. Denbow

in Governed through Choice: "Autonomy, Technology, and the Politics of Reproduction"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479828838
eISBN:
9781479808977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828838.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 is concerned with how the framing of the right to abortion affects autonomy. It first investigates Gonzales v. Carhart—which upheld the Congressional “Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act”—and ... More


Textualism and Consensualism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The textualist says we can find what the Constitution means by consulting the plain words of the constitutional document. The consensualist consults a current social consensus on what the words of ... More


Morality Issues: Abortion and Gay Rights

Gary Mucciaroni and Francesca Scala

in The United States and Canada: How Two Democracies Differ and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190870829
eISBN:
9780190909529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870829.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Comparative Politics

The substantial differences between Canada and the United States (U.S.) on LGBT rights and abortion policies arise from the two nations’ political and institutional conditions. Gays and lesbians in ... More


Activism

Fiona Bloomer, Claire Pierson, and Sylvia Estrada Claudio

in Reimagining Global Abortion Politics: A Social Justice Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340430
eISBN:
9781447340485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340430.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 6, activism, centres the transnational work of activists internationally whose purpose is to improve access to abortion; taking action to provide or facilitate access; improving knowledge ... More


Regulating Abortion

Kate Greasley

in Arguments about Abortion: Personhood, Morality, and Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198766780
eISBN:
9780191821059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766780.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Part I of this book argued that whether or not the fetus is rightly considered a person is central to a moral and legal appraisal of abortion. Part II embarked on a sustained analysis of a number of ... More


“All This That Has Happened to Me Shouldn’t Happen to Nobody Else”: Loretta Ross and the Women of Color Reproductive Freedom Movement of the 1980s

Jennifer Nelson

in More Than Medicine: A History of the Feminist Women's Health Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762776
eISBN:
9780814770894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762776.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter highlights the work of Loretta Ross within the National Organization of Women (NOW) in order to explore conversations about race and racism within majority-white feminist organizations ... More


Abortion: Private and Public Considerations

Robert A. Burt

Frank Iacobucci (ed.)

in Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300224269
eISBN:
9780300231854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300224269.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the topic of abortion. After rejecting as inappropriate the usual justifications for abortion rights, such as privacy and the harm principle, it presents the equality ... More


Abortion, Law, and the Cognitive Map

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

in Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

While contraception is the vital aspect of the blue family model, abortion is the unfortunate yet essential backup. This is in contrast with the red family model wherein the issue of abortion paved ... More


The Significance of Religious Diversity in International Human Rights Adjudication

Kristen Hessler

in Identity and Diversity on the International Bench: Who is the Judge?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198870753
eISBN:
9780191913365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870753.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

In this chapter, I explore the relevance of religious diversity in international human rights adjudication by focusing on the issue of abortion rights in the United States as a case study. Pointing ... More


The End of Heterosexuality?

Joe Rollins

in Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter outlines the theoretical and methodological framework for the book. The theoretical foundation is developed from a survey of the long history of scholarship on feminism and queer theory ... More


Conclusion: Marital Jeremiad

Joe Rollins

in Legally Straight: Sexuality, Childhood, and the Cultural Value of Marriage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814775981
eISBN:
9781479803842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814775981.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The conclusion weaves together the arguments from previous chapters to examine the elasticity of childhood and gender socialization in other areas of the law. Child sexual abuse, childhood sexuality, ... More


Growing Pains, Constitutional Questions, and Bankruptcy, 1976–1980

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the dramatic growth the Middle District’s case load from 1976 to 1980. The increasing need for more judges and facilities to handle the growth is covered. In 1976 and 1979 ... More


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