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Author Shrage, Laurie, 1953-

Title Abortion and social responsibility : depolarizing the debate / Laurie Shrage
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 173 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in feminist philosophy
Studies in feminist philosophy.
Contents Is Roe viable? -- Liberty, equality, and abortion -- From reproductive choice to reproductive Barbie : the politics of visibility -- Conclusion: Abortion and democracy
Summary Shrage argues that Roe v Wade's regulatory scheme of a six-month time span for abortion on demand polarized the public and obscured alternatives with potentially broader support. She explores the origins of that scheme, then defends an alternate one--with a time span shorter than 6 months fornon-therapeutic abortions--that could win broad support needed to make legal abortion services available to all women
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-169) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Abortion, Legal.
Women's Rights.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0195153081 (Trade Cloth)
1423763025 (electronic bk.)
9781423763024 (electronic bk.)