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Polk’s Early Response to the Antislavery Movement

WILLIAM DUSINBERRE

in Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326031
eISBN:
9780199868308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326031.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Although during the 1840s James Polk cultivated the image of a Southern moderate on the slavery question, his early career contradicted this impression. In 1832 he had provoked a furious debate in ... More


Impact of the Global Gag Rule: New Estimates

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 6 offers new econometric estimates of the impact of the global gag rule on abortion rates. The analysis identifies the policy impact as the difference in abortion rates before and after the ... More


Global Gag Rule: Politics and Scope

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the evolution of the global gag rule and the existing evidence on its effects. When it was announced in Mexico City, the policy created global uproar with its abrupt change in ... More


Agitating the Congress: Abolitionist Lobbying and Antislavery Alliances, 1836–1844

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter highlights political abolitionists’ strategies for building collaborative relationships with prominent antislavery politicians, especially a handful of potential Whig allies in the U.S. ... More


Conclusion

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 7 concludes by highlighting the three biggest messages from the analysis presented in this book: (1) the global gag rule has failed to achieve its goal of reducing abortions; (2) restrictive ... More


The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

In recent decades, the long arm of US politics has reached the intimate lives of women all over the world. Since 1984, healthcare organizations in developing countries have faced major cuts in US ... More


Political Abolition and the Slave Power Argument, 1835–1840

Corey M. Brooks

in Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226307282
eISBN:
9780226307312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307312.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates how abolitionist arguments about Southerners’ disproportionate political power developed into a sophisticated analyses condemning the Whig and Democratic Parties as the ... More


Introduction

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter argues that the book fills a knowledge gap by conducting a systematic analysis of how the global gag rule affects women’s reproductive health across developing regions. The book extends ... More


Bowing the Knee to Slavery

Susan E. Lindsey

in Liberty Brought Us Here: The True Story of American Slaves Who Migrated to Liberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179339
eISBN:
9780813179353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179339.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

One common objection to the colonization movement was that it distracted from the fight for the abolition of slavery. Chapter 7 argues that the rift over slavery in America was deepening; antislavery ... More


International interventions

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/9781447340430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

International organisations play a role in challenging restricted access to abortion in national contexts. This chapter considers the use of human rights treaties and an analysis of how access to ... More


US Assistance for Family Planning: History and Objectives

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 3 places the global gag rule into a broader context by examining the longer-term history of US family-planning assistance within a framework of global reproductive governance characterized by ... More


Fertility and Contraceptive Use

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter uses analysis of aggregate data, a theoretical model, and a review of the empirical literature to examine the relationship between contraceptive availability and fertility. A correlation ... More


Global Abortion Policies and Practices

Yana van der Meulen Rodgers

in The Global Gag Rule and Women's Reproductive Health: Rhetoric Versus Reality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190876128
eISBN:
9780190876159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876128.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Chapter 5 provides a detailed examination of global abortion laws and rates. Policies and practices around abortion have evolved since ancient times in ways that vary across regions according to ... More


Epilogue

Emily Klancher Merchant

in Building the Population Bomb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197558942
eISBN:
9780197558973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558942.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The epilogue briefly traces the history of population thought and policy from the 1974 UN World Population Conference to the present. It contends that the real problem with population is that it ... More


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