Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada

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Since Roe v. Wade , abortion has continued to be a divisive political issue in the United States. In contrast, it has remained primarily a medical issue in Britain and Canada despite the countries' shared heritage. Doctors and Demonstrators looks beyond simplistic cultural or religious explanations to find out why abortion politics and policies differ so dramatically in these otherwise similar countries. Drew Halfmann argues that political institutions are the key. In the United States, federalism, judicial review, and a ...

Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226313436

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Doctors and Demonstrators: How Political Institutions Shape Abortion Law in the United States, Britain, and Canada 2011, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226313429

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