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Title Shaping abortion discourse : democracy and the public sphere in Germany and the United States / Myra Marx Ferree ... [and others]
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002

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 MELB  363.460943 Fer/Sad  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Communication, society and politics
Communication, society, and politics.
Contents Foreword / Friedhelm Neidhardt -- Pt. I. Introduction -- 1. Two Related Stories -- 2. Historical Context -- 3. Methods -- Pt. II. Major Outcomes -- 4. The Discursive Opportunity Structure -- 5. Standing -- 6. Framing -- Pt. III. Representing Different Constituencies -- 7. Representing Women's Claims -- 8. Representing Religious Claims -- 9. Representing the Tradition of the Left -- Pt. IV. The Quality of Abortion Discourse -- 10. Normative Criteria for the Public Sphere -- 11. Measuring the Quality of Discourse -- 12. Metatalk -- 13. Lessons for Democracy and the Public Sphere
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Abortion -- Political aspects -- Germany.
Abortion -- Political aspects -- United States.
Abortion -- Press coverage -- Germany.
Abortion -- Press coverage -- United States.
Pro-choice movement -- Germany.
Pro-choice movement -- United States.
Pro-life movement -- Germany.
Pro-life movement -- United States.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Author Ferree, Myra Marx.
LC no. 2001037366
ISBN 052179045X cased
052179384X paperback