The Moral Veto: Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United Statesby Gene Burns
This 2005 book examines the often surprising history of controversies over contraception and abortion in the United States.See more details below
This 2005 book examines the often surprising history of controversies over contraception and abortion in the United States.
- Cambridge University Press
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- New Edition
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Framing contraception within moral worldviews: the early, radical birth control movement; 2. The mainstreaming of birth control: a new alliance with eugenics and medicine; 3. Dennett's moral worldview and the catholic moral veto: unsuccessful frames for contraception; 4. Abortion before controversy: quiet reform within a medical, humanitarian frame; 5. Abortion and legislative stalemate: the weakness and strength of the medical, humanitarian frame; 6. Looking back: limiting frames, moral vetoes, and cultural Pluralism; Notes; Works cited.
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