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Author Healey, Justin.

Title The abortion debate / editor Justin Healey
Published Balmain, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 1999


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 W'PONDS  363.460994 Hea/Ade  AVAILABLE
Description 44 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Series Issues in society ; v. 119
Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.)
Contents Chapter 1. Abortion - An Overview: What is surgical abortion?; What is medical abortion?; What are the different types of abortion?; One in three will have abortion; Report reveals abortion trends; One abortion for every three births, says UN; Teen pregnancy a neglected issue; Concern as women skip contraception; A pregnant pause behind world-best contraception; The abortion debate; The law state by state; Doctors celebrate abortion law win; Law-makers back early abortions; Women to be supplied with photographs of foetuses under new ACT abortion law. -- Chapter 2. Abortion - Debate and Dilemma: Where do you stand on abortion?; When does life become human life?; Newspoll abortion survey; Support grows for abortion on request; Have women a right to abortion? Religious views on abortion; The abortion debate - the case for legal abortion; Abortion: A woman's right to choose?; Abortion statistics; Wrongs committed in the name of rights; Practitioners lose their right to life; Women kept in the dark; Motherlode; Daddy? To be or not to be; Reality and self-justification at odds in abortion stress debate
Summary The "right to life" versus the "right to choose" debate has polarised public opinion for decades. This well-balanced book contains a range of articles from key groups on both sides of the debate. It looks at the facts, as well as presenting the ethical, medical, social, political and economic arguments
Analysis Abortion
Federal issue
Pro choice groups
Right to life associations
State issue
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 42) and glossary, and index
Subject Abortion -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Abortion -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Abortion -- Australia.
Pro-choice movement -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Pro-choice movement -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Pro-choice movement -- Australia.
Pro-life movement -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Pro-life movement -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Australia.
Pro-life movement -- Australia.
Abortion, Induced.
Author Healey, Justin.
ISBN 1876811285