The Politics Of Fertility Control

The Politics Of Fertility Control

by Deborah R. Mcfarlane, Kenneth J. Meier, Kenneth J. Meier
     
 

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A groundbreaking new book on American policy and human fertility control which reviews and analyzes policies and practices over the last thirty years in each of the fifty states. Arguing that morality politics has helped make fertility policies contentious and complex, McFarlane and Meier conclude that current policies are inadequate for addressing unintended… See more details below

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A groundbreaking new book on American policy and human fertility control which reviews and analyzes policies and practices over the last thirty years in each of the fifty states. Arguing that morality politics has helped make fertility policies contentious and complex, McFarlane and Meier conclude that current policies are inadequate for addressing unintended pregnancies and even contribute to high abortion rates. The authors offer alternative public policy designed to be more effective in the future.

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McFarlane (political science, U. of New Mexico) and Meier (liberal arts and political science, Texas A&M U.) review American public policy and human fertility control, policies, and practices of the last 30 years in each of the 50 states. They argue that morality politics have helped make fertility control policies contentious and complex, concluding that current policies are inadequate for addressing unintended pregnancy and suggesting alternatives. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781889119397
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

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