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The Abortion Debate in the World Arena Andrzej Kulczycki

The Abortion Debate in the World Arena

Andrzej Kulczycki

Published March 2nd 1999
ISBN : 9786613965578
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267 pages
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As the topic of abortion continues to figure prominently in the public consciousness of many countries, The Abortion Debate in the World Arena addresses the development of abortion issues on a global level.Using extensive interviews, includingMoreAs the topic of abortion continues to figure prominently in the public consciousness of many countries, The Abortion Debate in the World Arena addresses the development of abortion issues on a global level.Using extensive interviews, including discussions with heads of state and church, and original research in Kenya, Mexico and Poland, Andrzej Kulczycki examines how cultural history, womens movements, the Catholic Church and transnational influences have shaped abortion policies in those nations and beyond.Abortion is increasingly debated as societies become more pluralistic and open to external interests. States are finding it more difficult to contain the controversy and to reach an effective policy resolution. Written in an informative and accessible style, this timely study offers a fresh perspective on a major issue now unfolding on the world stage.