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dc.creatorDellapenna, Joseph W.en
dc.date.accessioned2011-07-12T18:43:13Z
dc.date.available2011-07-12T18:43:13Z
dc.date.created2006en_US
dc.date.issued2006
dc.identifierISBN 0-89089-509-0en_US
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationDurham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2006. 1283 p.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10822/548091
dc.description.tableOfContentsA personal aside -- Ch. 1. Only women bleed -- Assumptions instead of evidence -- "Obstruced Menses" -- A typology of abortion techniques -- Injury techniques -- Ingestion techniques -- Intrusion techniques -- Ch. 2. Dead babies can take care of themselves -- Contraception -- Lactation -- Abstinence -- Infanticide in Western societies -- Infanticide under English law -- The Rev. Robert Foulkes -- Infanticide in England's American colonies -- Ch. 3. Imagine there's no heaven -- The Early Common Law confronts abortion by injury techniques -- Prosecutions in the Royal Courts for abortions -- Cyril Means, Jr., and the "Twinslayer's Case" -- The Canon Law of Abortion -- Ecclesiastical jurisdiction over abortion by ingestion techniques -- Royal Courts capture the ecclesiastical jurisdiction -- Ch. 4. Riders on the storm -- The law near the end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth -- Sir Edward Coke and the Born Alive Rule -- Sir Matthew Hale and the second Rex v. Anonymous -- The reception of the Common Law on Abortion and Infanticide in the American colonies -- Ch. 5. Way down inside -- The emergence of intrusion techniques in seventeenth-century England -- The Common Law regarding abortion around 1800 -- The statutory prohibition of abortion in England -- The policy foundations of the English abortion statutes -- Ch. 6. Live and let die -- The earliest American statutes (1821-1840) -- The first abortion statutes in New York (1829) -- The Allopathic "conspiracy" -- The realities of abortion in the mid-nineteenth century -- Ch. 7. The song remains the same -- New York's later abortion laws (1845-1942) -- Changes in the practice of abortions in the late nineteenth century -- How many abortions? -- The professionalization of the practice of medicine -- The anti-abortion crusade: Horatio Robinson Storer and his associates -- Ch. 8. You're so vain, I'll bet you think this song is about you -- The nineteenth century feminists -- Obfuscating nineteenth century feminist attitudes -- Women physicians in the nineteenth century -- Did feminist opposition to abortion make a difference? -- Ch. 9. The sounds of silence -- General public opposition to abortion -- The Catholic dimension -- Abortion in the professionalization of the law -- Nineteenth century prosecutions of abortion -- The role of women lawyers in the nineteenth century -- Ch. 10. Turning the page -- Abortion becomes safe - for the mother -- Early critics of the abortion statutes -- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. -- Changes in social behavior at the turn of the century -- After World War I -- Ch. 11. Look what they ve done to my song -- The eugenics movement -- Eugenics in Germany -- Women and the eugenics movement -- Early criticism of abortion laws and the Soviet reform -- Attempts at reform in England and Wales -- Prosecutions of abortion before 1940 -- Ch. 12. Close the wound, hide the scar -- Intensifying the prosecution of abortion -- The incidence of abortion between 1950 and 1970 -- Emergence of the full time abortionist -- The rise of the hospital abortion committees -- Ch. 13. Girls just want to have fun -- Reform in England and Wales -- Reform comes to America -- The Model Penal Code and limited reform -- The rise of the managerial class and the decline of the family -- From reform to repeal -- Ch. 14. When the music's over -- Enter the women -- The impact of developments in abortion techniques -- Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton -- Ch. 15. Freedom is just another word for nothin' left to lose -- The aftermath of Roe and Doe -- Roe in light of world trends -- The emergence of the fetus -- Ch. 16. Break on through to the other side -- The controversy continues -- Silencing the opposition -- The turn to violence -- The decline of the abortion industry -- Ch. 17. Honesty is such a lonely word -- The Supreme Court turns away -- Orchestrating yet another abortion case -- The Supreme Court abandons the fight -- Ch. 18. Both sides now -- More medicine -- The battle over names -- The Supreme Court again -- The struggle in the lower courts -- Ch. 19. The beat goes on -- Contemporary attitudes toward abortion -- Public confusion over abortion law and policy -- What might be expected of legislatures? -- Unraveling Roe -- Ch. 20. I don't wanna be a lawyer Mama, I don't wanna lie -- Abortion history then and now -- Truth vs. advocacy -- Why search for "lost voices"? -- Doing "outsider" history -- The stories told about abortion past -- Could history provide the answers? -- Ch. 21. Nobody's right if everybody's wrong -- Juridical abuses of abortion history -- The past as paradigm -- Consciousness - true or false? -- The emerging technomorality of the life sciences -- The past - and the future -- Table of cases -- Indexen
dc.formatMonographen
dc.languageengen
dc.source292324en
dc.subjectAbortionen
dc.subject.classificationValue / Quality of Lifeen
dc.subject.classificationSociology of Health Careen
dc.subject.classificationMoral and Religious Aspects of Abortionen
dc.subject.classificationEugenicsen
dc.subject.classificationLegal Aspects of Abortionen
dc.subject.classificationLegal Interests of Woman, Father, Fetus or Abortionen
dc.subject.classificationSocial Aspects of Abortionen
dc.subject.classificationAllowing Minors to Dieen
dc.titleDISPELLING THE MYTHS OF ABORTION HISTORYen
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