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Author Ziegler, Mary, 1982- author.

Title After Roe : the lost history of the abortion debate / Mary Ziegler
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : Harvard University Press, [2015]


Description 1 online resource (xxx, 367 pages)
Contents The Pro-Life Movement after Roe -- Judicial Activism and the Pro-Life Movement -- The Incrementalist Ascendancy -- The Abortion-Rights Movement after Roe -- Women's Rights versus Population Control: Abortion and Racial Politics -- The Rise of Choice: Single-Issue Politics and Privacy Arguments -- The Movement-Countermovement Dynamic after Roe -- The Popular Reinterpretation of Roe v. Wade -- Compromise and Polarization
Summary "In the decade after the 1973 Supreme Court decision on abortion, advocates on both sides sought common ground. But as pro-abortion and anti-abortion positions hardened over time into pro-choice and pro-life, the myth was born that Roe v. Wade was a ruling on a woman's right to choose. Mary Ziegler's account offers a corrective"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Abortion -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Pro-life movement -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Reproductive rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
LAW -- Legal History.
Abortion -- Law and legislation.
Pro-life movement.
Reproductive rights.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780674286269