How Ethical Systems Change: Abortion and Neonatal Care

How Ethical Systems Change: Abortion and Neonatal Care

by Sheldon Ekland-Olson, Elyshia Aseltine
     
 

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Roe v. Wade came like a bolt from the blue, but support had been building for years. For many, the idea that life in the womb was not fully protected under the Constitution was simply not acceptable. Political campaigns were organized and protests launched, including the bombing of clinics and the killing of abortion providers. Questions about the protection and

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Roe v. Wade came like a bolt from the blue, but support had been building for years. For many, the idea that life in the womb was not fully protected under the Constitution was simply not acceptable. Political campaigns were organized and protests launched, including the bombing of clinics and the killing of abortion providers. Questions about the protection and support of life continued after birth. This book is based on a hugely popular undergraduate course taught at the University of Texas, and is ideal for those interested in the social construction of social worth, social problems, and social movements.


This book is part of a larger text, Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides?, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415892476/

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ISBN-13:
9781136467752
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/23/2012
Series:
Framing 21st Century Social Issues
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
88
File size:
0 MB

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