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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars by Carole Joffe
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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars by Carole Joffe
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Jan 04, 2011 | ISBN 9780807001288

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Praise

 
“No one knows more about reproductive rights in the United States than Carole Joffe. This indispensable book . . . is both harrowing and galvanizing.”—Michelle Goldberg, author of The Means of Reproduction
 
“Terrific—clear, terse, and full of things you need to know.”Katha Pollitt, author of Virginity or Death!
 
“Riveting. Joffe’s insights into popular culture, alongside her analysis of the recent barrage of ballot initiatives, are spot on in explaining the growth of negative attitudes about abortion.”—Eleanor J. Bader, Feminist Review
 
“Instructive and memorable.”—Emily Bazelon, Slate

Table Of Contents

Preface
1 The Stigma of Abortion
2 “You Need a Community with You”: Becoming an Abortion Provider
3 The Clinics: Ground Zero in the Abortion Wars
4 Regulating Abortion
5 Hospital-Based Abortions: Chaos, Cruelty, and Some Accommodation
6 Abortion Patients and the “Two Americas” of Reproductive Health
7 “Every Woman Is Different”: What Good Abortion Care Looks Like
8 What Kind of America Do We Want?
Afterword: “Abortion Is a Perfectly Proper Noun”
Postscript The Legacy of George Tiller
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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