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Title Abortion law in transnational perspective : cases and controversies / edited by Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman, and Bernard M. Dickens
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 472 pages)
Series Pennsylvania studies in human rights
Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Contents The Constitutionalization of Abortion / Reva B. Siegel -- Abortion in Portugal : New Trends in European Constitutionalism / Ruth Rubio-Marín -- Women's Rights in the Abortion Decision of the Slovak Constitutional Court / Adriana Lamacková -- Proportionality in the Constitutional Review of Abortion Law / Verónica Undurraga -- A Functionalist Approach to Comparative Abortion Law / Rachel Rebouché -- The Procedural Turn : Abortion at the European Court of Human Rights / Joanna N. Erdman -- The Struggle Against Informal Rules on Abortion in Argentina / Paola Bergallo -- Reforming African Abortion Laws and Practice : The Place of Transparency / Charles G. Ngwena -- The Medical Framework and Early Medical Abortion in the U.K. : How Can a State Control Swallowing? / Sally Sheldon -- The Right to Conscience / Bernard M. Dickens -- Catholic Constitutionalism on Sex, Women, and the Beginning of Life / Julieta Lemaitre -- Bringing Abortion into the Brazilian Public Debate : Legal Strategies for Anencephalic Pregnancy / Luís Roberto Barroso -- Toward Transformative Equality in Nepal : The Lakshmi Dhikta Decision / Melissa Upreti -- Reckoning with Narratives of Innocent Suffering in Transnational Abortion Litigation / Lisa M. Kelly -- Narratives of Prenatal Personhood in Abortion Law / Alejandro Madrazo -- Stigmatized Meanings of Criminal Abortion Law / Rebecca J. Cook
Notes Includes table of cases and table of legislation, treaties, and other relevant instruments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-456) and index
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Subject Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Case studies.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Reproductive rights -- Law and legislation -- Case studies.
Reproductive rights -- Law and legislation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Abortion, Induced -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Cook, Rebecca J., editor
Dickens, Bernard M., 1937- editor
Erdman, Joanna N., editor
ISBN 0812209990 (electronic bk.)
9780812209990 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)