Cover of: Roe v. Wade | Laurie Collier Hillstrom

About the Book

"Explores the history of abortion in America, describing the Roe v. Wade case, explaining the decision and its implications, and examining the continuing debate over abortion rights and its impact on American society and politics. Features include a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, detailed chronology, glossary, annotated sources for further study, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

About the Edition

"Explores the history of abortion in America, describing the Roe v. Wade case, explaining the decision and its implications, and examining the continuing debate over abortion rights and its impact on American society and politics. Features include a narrative overview, biographical profiles, primary source documents, detailed chronology, glossary, annotated sources for further study, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

The early history of abortion
The rise of the feminist and abortion-reform movements
Roe v. Wade
The landmark decision and its implications
The court limits Roe's reach
Roe survives a major challenge
Roe's legacy : the battle continues.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-240) and index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Defining moments

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
363.460973
Library of Congress
HQ767.5.U5 H55 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 249 p. :
Number of pages
249

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16838776M
Internet Archive
roevwade0000hill
ISBN 13
9780780810266
LC Control Number
2008003524
OCLC/WorldCat
226910447
Library Thing
6398352
Goodreads
2507049
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