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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
Summary Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective offers a fresh look at significant transnational legal developments in recent years, examining key judicial decisions, constitutional texts, and regulatory reforms of abortion law in order to envision ways ahead
Notes Includes table of cases and table of legislation, treaties, and other relevant instruments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-456) and index
Notes Print version record
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
Abortion -- Law and legislation.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Cook, Rebecca J., editor.
Erdman, Joanna N., editor.
Dickens, Bernard M., 1937- editor.
ISBN 9780812209990