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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars

The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us

by Carole Joffe

eBook

Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access

More than thirty-five years after women won the right to legal abortion, most people do not realize how inaccessible it has become. In these pages, reproductive-health researcher Carole Joffe shows how a pervasive stigma--cultivated by the religious right--operates to maintain barriers to access by shaming women and marginalizing abortion providers. Through compelling testimony from doctors, health-care workers, and patients, Joffe reports the lived experiences behind the polemics, while also offering hope for a more compassionate standard of women's health care.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


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Publisher: Beacon Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: December 9, 2009

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780807035030
  • Release date: December 9, 2009

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780807035030
  • File size: 250 KB
  • Release date: December 9, 2009

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9780807035030
  • File size: 966 KB
  • Release date: December 9, 2009


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Surprising firsthand accounts from the front lines of abortion provision reveal the persistent cultural, political, and economic hurdles to access

More than thirty-five years after women won the right to legal abortion, most people do not realize how inaccessible it has become. In these pages, reproductive-health researcher Carole Joffe shows how a pervasive stigma--cultivated by the religious right--operates to maintain barriers to access by shaming women and marginalizing abortion providers. Through compelling testimony from doctors, health-care workers, and patients, Joffe reports the lived experiences behind the polemics, while also offering hope for a more compassionate standard of women's health care.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Expand title description text
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    Publisher:
    Beacon Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: December 9, 2009

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780807035030
    Release date: December 9, 2009

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9780807035030
    File size: 250 KB
    Release date: December 9, 2009

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9780807035030
    File size: 966 KB
    Release date: December 9, 2009

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