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Author Keown, John, author

Title Abortion, doctors and the law : some aspects of the legal regulation of abortion in England from 1803 to 1982 / John Keown
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1988
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1988. ; New York
©1988

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Description x, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge history of medicine
Cambridge history of medicine.
Contents Table of cases -- Table of statutes -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- 1. The first statutory prohibition of abortion: Lord Ellenborough's Act 1803 -- 2. Anti-abortion legislation 1803-1861 and medical influence thereon -- 3. Abortion in legal theory and medical practice before 1938 -- 4. The medical profession and the enactment of the Abortion Act 1967 -- 5. The Abortion Act 1967 and the performance of abortion by the medical profession 1968-1982 -- 6. The reaction of the medical profession to proposed restriction of the law 1969-1979 -- 7. A theoretical overview -- Appendices
Analysis Abortion
Great Britain
History
Legislation
Medical profession
Overseas item
Statistics
Notes First paperback edition 2002
Includes indexes
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [171]-205
Subject Abortion -- England -- History.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain -- History.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Abortion -- Law and legislation.
Abortion.
Abortion, Legal -- history.
England.
LC no. 88002604
ISBN 052134574X (hardback)
0521894131 (paperback)