When abortion was a crime : women, medicine, and law in the United States, 1867-1973 (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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When abortion was a crime : women, medicine, and law in the United States, 1867-1973

Author: Leslie J Reagan
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif : University of California Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th printingView all editions and formats
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Traces the practice and policing of abortion, which although illegal was nonetheless widely available, but always with threats for both doctor and patient. This title shows the fragility of patient  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie J Reagan
ISBN: 9780520216570 0520216571
OCLC Number: 886694180
Description: 387 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction 1 An Open Secret 2 Private Practices 3 Antiabortion Campaigns, Private and Public 4 Interrogations and Investigations 5 Expansion and Specialization 6 Raids and Rules 7 Repercussions 8 Radicalization of Reform Epilogue: Post-Roe, Post-Casey
Responsibility: Leslie J. Reagan.

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"The first to span the whole period of criminalization and to cover the subject in such depth. . . .Important and original, vigorously written. . . .Rich, thought-provoking, and revelatory." -- Katha Read more...

 
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