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Author Kato, Masae, 1971-

Title Women's rights? : the politics of eugenic abortion in modern Japan / Masae Kato
Published [Amsterdam] : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages) : illustrations
Series IIAS publications series, Monographs ; 2
IIAS publications series. Monographs ; 2.
Contents 1. Historical Background -- 2. Abortion Debates in the 1970s -- 3. On women's selfishness and the right to abortion -- 4. Abortion Debates in the 1980s -- 5. Analysis of the Discourse on the Concept of Individual, Political Rights in the 1980s -- 6. The Debate on the Notion of Individual, Political Rights after the Repeal of the Eugenic Protection Law -- 7. Liberated Individuals? -- Conclusion -- Appendices
Summary This book analyses the debates between handicapped people's movement and women's movement in Japan about the issue of selective abortion focusing on the concept of 'right'
Analysis Law Japan Women and Education, research, related topics Recht Japanologie Vrouwenstudies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-335) and index
Notes English
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Subject Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Japan
Eugenics -- Japan
Prenatal diagnosis -- Japan
Fetus -- Abnormalities -- Japan
Women's rights -- Japan
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- Japan
Civil rights.
Abortion, Eugenic -- legislation & jurisprudence
Abortion, Eugenic -- ethics
Civil Rights
Prenatal Diagnosis -- ethics
civil rights.
Society and social sciences.
Society and culture: general.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General.
Civil rights.
Abortion -- Law and legislation.
Fetus -- Abnormalities.
People with disabilities -- Civil rights.
Prenatal diagnosis.
Women's rights.
Eugenische Indikation
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789048501434