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The abortion rights debate / edited by Justin Healey.

The abortion rights debate / edited by Justin Healey.
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C0001822675 Y 363.46 ABO
Young Adult Non-Fiction   Wongaling Beach Library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781925339048
Call Number Y 363.46 ABO
Title The abortion rights debate / edited by Justin Healey.
Published Thirroul : Spinney Press, The.
Thirroul, N.S.W. Spinney Press, 2016.
Physical description 60 pages : colour illustrations ; 30 cm.
Content type text
cartographic image
still image
Media type unmediated
Carrier type volume
Series Issues in society Volume 402
Notes Also available in electronic format.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Abortion and the law -- 2. Views in the abortion rights debate.
Summary Abortion rights address the circumstances under which a woman may obtain a legal abortion in a specific jurisdiction. It is a divisive issue as the rights debate frequently raises ethical and practical discussions in relation to the law, morality, science, medicine, sexuality, autonomy, religion and politics. This book considers the options that are presented with an unplanned pregnancy, and how these options relate to a number of ethical concerns and legal safeguards internationally, and more specifically, in Australia. What are the various 'pro-life' and 'pro-choice' arguments in response to the availability and timing of surgical and non-surgical abortion, the health and circumstances of the expectant mother, fetal abnormalities, the status of the fetus, and the conscientious objections of medical practitioners? Whose rights should prevail?
Subject Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects
Abortion -- Law and legislation
Pro-choice movement
Pro-life movement
Abortion -- Law and legislation
Additional author Healey, Justin
Series Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 402.
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