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Abortion practice in Britain and the United States

by Colin Francome

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Abortion -- United States.,
    • Abortion -- Great Britain.,
    • Birth control -- United States.,
    • Birth control -- Great Britain.,
    • Abortion, Induced -- trends -- Great Britain.,
    • Abortion, Induced -- trends -- United States.,
    • Abortion, Legal -- trends -- Great Britain.,
    • Abortion, Legal -- trends -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementColin Francome.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ767.5.U5 F718 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination206 p. ;
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2710899M
      ISBN 100041790030, 0041790049
      LC Control Number86003632

        Abortion in the United States was made legal by action of the Supreme Court, although there are some distinctions that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. The most common distinction is “life after viability” where states have tried to legislate the latest point in a pregnancy that a woman may receive an abortion, if there is a chance. Doctors and Demonstrators is a book about the abortion law reform movements in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada, nations with a common heritage and similar political values. Halfmann spells out how abortion policies were reformed in each nation about the same time, making the procedure legal, although under somewhat different.

        By contrasting post-abortion syndrome with postnatal depression, Ellie Lee provides a fascinating and excellent interrogation of modern day abortion and motherhood within the United States and Britain. Both these countries have embraced what might be loosely called a therapeutic ethos. An increasing list of common occurrences—from bereavement and divorce Author: Stuart W G Derbyshire.   There was a time when abortion was simply part of life in the United States. People didn’t scream about it in protest, and services were marketed openly. Drugs to induce abortions were a booming.

      This chapter describes the evolution of abortion and sterilization legislation in the United Kingdom. The abortion law reform movement started in Britain between the two world wars. The Victorian statute, the Offences Against the Person Act, , forbade abortion, though in practice an exception was made if the woman's life was in immediate. The (Re)Legalization of Abortion. The severe repression of abortion in the United States during the s and s created a discriminatory system with deadly results. Women and physicians who had seen the results of "back alley" abortions grew increasingly frustrated. Abortion had always carried a high risk.


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The Abortion Act, which still regulates abortion practice, did not grant women the right to end an unwanted pregnancy. The Act gives doctors the discretion to decide whether there are medical Yes. This is provided by Section 1 (2) of the Abortion Act, which states that doctors may File Size: KB.

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33% of American men think laws should be stricter, as do 37% of British women vs. 25% of British men.