Abortion, Doctors and the Law: Some Aspects of the Legal Regulation of Abortion in England from 1803 to 1982

Abortion, Doctors and the Law: Some Aspects of the Legal Regulation of Abortion in England from 1803 to 1982

by John Keown
     
 

This book focusses on the evolution of the law and medical practice of abortion in England.See more details below

Overview

This book focusses on the evolution of the law and medical practice of abortion in England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521894135
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/20/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Table of cases; Table of statutes; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The first statutory prohibition of abortion: Lord Ellenborough's Act 1803; 2. Anti-abortion legislation 1803–1861 and medical influence thereon; 3. Abortion in legal theory and medical practice before 1938; 4. The medical profession and the enactment of the Abortion Act 1967; 5. The Abortion Act 1967 and the performance of abortion by the medical profession 1968–1982; 6. The reaction of the medical profession to proposed restriction of the law 1969–1979; 7. A theoretical overview; Appendices; Notes; Subject index; Name index.

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