The Pro-choice Movement

The Pro-choice Movement

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In this highly-praised analysis of the controversial pro-choice movement, Suzanne Staggenborg traces the development of the movement from its origins through the 1980s. She shows how a small group of activists were able to build on the momentum created by other social movements of the 1960s to win their cause--the legalization of abortion in 1973--and argues that professional leadership and formal organizational structures, together with threats from the anti-abortion movement and grass-roots support, enabled the pro-choice movement to remain an active force even after their primary goal had been achieved.Physicians did change their stance toward abortion in the twentieth century, as they were no longer threatened by ... a collection of essays calling for greater freedom for doctors to make decisions about abortion, and Glanville Williams, who inanbsp;...

Title:The Pro-choice Movement
Author:Suzanne Staggenborg
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 1994-02-01


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