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
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'
Law Japan Women and Education, research, related topics Recht Japanologie Vrouwenstudies
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-335) and index