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Author Tatalovich, Raymond, author.

Title The politics of abortion in the United States and Canada : a comparative study / Raymond Tatalovich
Published London [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages) : illustrations, tables
Series Comparative Politics Series
Comparative politics series.
Contents Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction. Cross-Cultural Research on Abortion; 1. Background to Controversy: Origins of American and Canadian Abortion Policy; 2. Judicial Activism and Judicial Activity: Is Canada Becoming Like the United States?; 3. The Legislative Response: Abortion in Congress and Parliament; 4. Public Opinion and Organized Interests: Consensus Building or Mobilization of Bias?; 5. No Mandates on Abortion: Party Politics and Elections
6. Two Models of Executive Politics: Politicized America and Depoliticized Canada7. Federalism and the Implementation Problem; Conclusion. Social Convergence and Institutional Divergence: How Close Are the Parallels?; Appendix. Regression Models of Three Vote Clusters on Bill C-43; References; List of Cases; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Abortion -- Government policy -- Canada
Abortion -- Government policy -- United States.
Abortion -- Political aspects -- Canada
Abortion -- Political aspects -- United States.
Pro-choice movement -- Canada
Pro-choice movement -- United States.
Pro-life movement -- Canada
Pro-life movement -- United States.
Abortion -- Government policy.
Abortion -- Political aspects.
Pro-choice movement.
Pro-life movement.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315699281