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Author Klausen, Susanne Maria, 1965- author

Title Abortion under apartheid : nationalism, sexuality, and women's reproductive rights in South Africa / Susanne M. Klausen
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Summary This work examines the criminalisation of abortion in South Africa during apartheid (1948-1990) and its impact on women of all 'races' determined to terminate unwanted pregnancies. It also traces the emergence of a movement for abortion law reform and the 1975 passage of South Africa's first statutory law on abortion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on October 8, 2015)
Subject Abortion -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century.
Abortion -- Government policy -- South Africa.
Trials (Abortion) -- South Africa.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190258122 (ebook)