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Author Joffe, Carole E.

Title Dispatches from the abortion wars : the costs of fanaticism to doctors, patients, and the rest of us / Carole Joffe.

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  362.1988 JOF    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  362.19888 JOF    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 196 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-183) and index.
Contents The stigma of abortion -- "You need a community with you" : becoming an abortion provider -- The clinics : ground zero in the abortion wars -- Regulating abortion -- Hospital-based abortions : chaos, cruelty, and some accommodation -- Abortion patients and the "two Americas" of reproductive health -- "Every woman is different" : what good abortion care looks like -- What kind of America do we want? -- Afterword : "abortion is a perfectly proper noun" -- Postscript : the legacy of George Tiller.
Subject Abortion -- United States.
Pro-life movement -- United States.
Abortion services -- United States.
Abortion, Induced -- psychology -- United States.
Health Policy -- United States.
Health Services Accessibility -- United States.
Politics -- United States.
Public Opinion -- United States.
ISBN 9780807035023 hardcover alkaline paper
0807035025 hardcover alkaline paper
Standard No. 3047069

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