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- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95
Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
David Boonin has written the most thorough and detailed case for the moral permissibility of abortion yet published. This major book will be especially helpful to those teaching applied ethics and bioethics in philosophy or in law and medicine and to general readers for whom abortion remains a high-profile issue. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00
Based on archival and sociological research, and speaking to issues in the study of culture, social movements, and legal change, The Moral Veto: Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States examines the often surprising history of controversies over contraception and abortion. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 26.99
We fail to mandate economic sanity, writes Garrett Hardin, "because our brains are addled by...compassion." With such startling assertions, Hardin has cut a swathe through the field of ecology for decades, winning a reputation as a fearless and original thinker. A prominent biologist, ecological philosopher, and keen student of human population control,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99
In the 1960s a movement led by family planning activists and feminists emerged to challenge state anti-abortion laws, resulting in the landmark 1973 Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion throughout the U.S. Using interviews with past and present activists and historical records of movement organizations, this book traces the development... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 59.99
Reforming Sex reconstructs the complicated history of a movement that has been romanticized as the harbinger of 1960s sexual radicalism and demonized as a precursor to Nazi racial policy, but mostly buried and obscured by Nazi bookburnings and repression. Relying on a broad range of sources--from police reports, films and personal interviews to sex... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99
This text attempts to reframe abortion rights by focusing not on a woman's right to choose abortion, but rather on a woman's right to consent to pregnancy. Drawing on legal, medical and philosophical definitions of pregnancy, it argues that men and women have equal right to bodily integrity. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 27.99
Based on a non-consequentialist ethical theory, this book critically examines the prevalent view that if a fetus has the moral standing of a person, it has a right to life and abortion is impermissible. Most discussion of abortion has assumed that this view is correct, and so has focused on the question of the personhood of the fetus. Kamm begins... more...
- Vision Paperbacks 2006; US$ 14.99
Childfree and Loving It! is a broad and definitive exploration of non-parenthood, challenging the myths of parenthood and boldly proclaiming the joys of a childfree life. ?The responsibility of parenthood is overwhelming and incredibly stressful. And it?s for life. Don?t give up a pleasant life for a life of unpaid drudgery. Your standard of living... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
This book addresses the controversy over abortion. Covering interesting topics, including the claim that certain items (paintings, people) have 'intrinsic value' and should not be destroyed; the thought that young human beings do not have a good of their own; and the question whether the objection to murder turns on the violation of right to life. more...