Creating Choice: A Community Responds to the Need for Abortion and Birth Control, 1961-1973 / Edition 1
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Creating Choice: A Community Responds to the Need for Abortion and Birth Control, 1961-1973 / Edition 1

by D. Cline
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403968136

ISBN-13: 9781403968135

Pub. Date: 02/08/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Before Roe v. Wade, somewhere between one and two million illegal abortions were performed every year in the United States. Illegal abortion affected millions of women and their families, yet their stories remain hidden. In Creating Choice , citizens of one community in Western Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley break that silence.

Overview

Before Roe v. Wade, somewhere between one and two million illegal abortions were performed every year in the United States. Illegal abortion affected millions of women and their families, yet their stories remain hidden. In Creating Choice , citizens of one community in Western Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley break that silence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403968135
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
02/08/2008
Series:
Palgrave Studies in Oral History Series
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editors Forward Preface by Dr. Joyce Berkman and Dr. Susan Tracy Introduction: The Women: Survivors of Illegal Abortions Elizabeth Myer Robin Dizard Jean Baxter Carol C. Wall Meredith Michaels Susan Tracy Providers of Reproductive Health Care: Doctors, Health Educators, and Illegal Abortionists Dr. Merrit Garland, Jr.. Dr. Sam Topal Dr. Robert Gage . Jane Zapka Lawrence Siddall Lorraine Florio The Clergy and Their Allies: Clergy and Affiliated Lay Abortion Counselors Reverend Richard Unsworth Reverend Samuel M. Johnson Reverend Franklin A. Dorman Rabbi Yechiael Lander Elaine Fraser Ruth Fessenden The Feminists: Feminist Lay Abortion Counselors Amherst Women's Liberation's Abortion and Birth Control Group Springfield Women's Health Counseling The Connectors: Uniting Medical Care, Activism and Feminism Merry Boone Ellen Story Leslie Tarr Laurie Acknowledgements Endnotes Bibliography Index

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