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- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 89.99
Adolescent pregnancy is a problem which arouses strong feelings. This book attempts to put the matter as it affects the USA into a historical framework and to discuss the social and policy issues raised. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
The psychological significance of abortion is often ignored in a debate which excites strong emotions. Rather than polarising her views for or against abortion, Eva Pattis Zoja presents its significance in terms of a woman's inner life. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 85.00
This thought-provoking reference work explores the evolution of America's heated abortion debate in a selection of over 40 primary documents from the 19th century to the present day. The guide includes not only key laws and court cases that have determined abortion policy, but also political speeches, medical essays, theological writings, newspaper... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This book discusses abortion in a non-Western, non-Christian context - in Thailand, where over 300,000 illegal abortions are performed each year by a variety of methods. The book, based on extensive original research in the field, examines a wide range of issues, including stories of the real-life dilemmas facing women, popular representations of abortion... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 40.00
Takes a look at the political and psychological possibilities and necessity for abortion counseling. This book tackles both sides of this issue to reach an understanding of what women face when they make this choice. It helps understand emotional and cognitive competencies of women and teenage girls facing the decision to terminate a pregnancy. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 140.00
For approximately three decades, the abortion debate has polarized America. Views range from the extreme conservative position that all abortions are morally objectionable to the extreme liberal position that abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy is acceptable. In the middle are those who advocate laws limiting the number of valid reasons... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00
Abortion in the United States: A Reference Handbook offers a balanced, objective look at the ultimate “wedge” issue in American culture. This volume offers a revealing history of abortion politics and policy from the 1800s to Roe v. Wade to the present, with clear analyses of disputes such as public funding for abortion, the status of the fetus, contraception,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
By employing a groundbreaking "history of the present" methodology that resists traditional chronology, author Nancy Lesko analyzes both historical and present social and political factors that produce the presumed "natural adolescent." This resulting seminal work in the field of youth study forces readers to rethink the dominant interpretations on... more...