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After Roe

The Lost History of the Abortion Debate

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674736771

Publication Date: 06/08/2015


400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • Timeline
  • Introduction
  • I. The Pro-Life Movement after Roe
    • 1. Judicial Activism and the Pro-Life Movement
    • 2. The Incrementalist Ascendancy
  • II. The Abortion-Rights Movement after Roe
    • 3. Women’s Rights versus Population Control: Abortion and Racial Politics
    • 4. The Rise of Choice: Single-Issue Politics and Privacy Arguments
  • III. The Movement–Countermovement Dynamic after Roe
    • 5. The Popular Reinterpretation of Roe v. Wade
    • 6. Compromise and Polarization
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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