Women, Society, the State, and Abortion takes an unbiased look at the abortion issue, examining it from a cross-disciplinary perspective comprising history, politics, law, biology, philosophy, theology, and medicine. Through application of a structuralist method of analysis, the author looks beneath the surface to determine what the real abortion controversy is all about. This insightful volume will be of interest to public officials and administrators at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as to health, education, and social service personnel who work in and around the abortion issue.
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About the Author
PATRICK J. SHEERAN, a former Catholic priest as well as a former executive director of a Planned Parenthood affiliate, is licensed as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor by the State of California.
Table of Contents
List of Tables
List of Figures
Abortion: Political Controversy
The Consequences of Abortion
Legal, Biological and Philosophical Issues in the Abortion Debate
Medical, Ethical, and Theological Views on Abortion
Structuralism as a Theory and Methodology for Analyzing the Abortion Debate
Summary of Interviews with Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Representatives
A Structuralist Analysis of the Abortion Debate