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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies

edited by Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman, and Bernard M. Dickens
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]
Language
English
Series
Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights
ISBN
9780812246278, 0812246276
Contents
  • Introduction / Rebecca J. Cook, Joanna N. Erdman, and Bernard M. Dickens
  • The Constitutionalization of Abortion / Reva B. Siegel
  • Abortion in Portugal : New Trends in European Constitutionalism / Ruth Rubio-Marín
  • Women's Rights in the Abortion Decision of the Slovak Constitutional Court / Adriana Lamacková
  • Proportionality in the Constitutional Review of Abortion Law / Verónica Undurraga
  • A Functionalist Approach to Comparative Abortion Law / Rachel Rebouché
  • The Procedural Turn : Abortion at the European Court of Human Rights / Joanna N. Erdman
  • The Struggle Against Informal Rules on Abortion in Argentina / Paola Bergallo
  • Reforming African Abortion Laws and Practice : The Place of Transparency / Charles G. Ngwena
  • The Medical Framework and Early Medical Abortion in the U.K. : How Can a State Control Swallowing? / Sally Sheldon
  • The Right to Conscience / Bernard M. Dickens
  • Catholic Constitutionalism on Sex, Women, and the Beginning of Life / Julieta Lemaitre
  • Bringing Abortion into the Brazilian Public Debate : Legal Strategies for Anencephalic Pregnancy / Luís Roberto Barroso
  • Toward Transformative Equality in Nepal : The Lakshmi Dhikta Decision / Melissa Upreti
  • Reckoning with Narratives of Innocent Suffering in Transnational Abortion Litigation / Lisa M. Kelly
  • Narratives of Prenatal Personhood in Abortion Law / Alejandro Madrazo
  • Stigmatized Meanings of Criminal Abortion Law / Rebecca J. Cook.
Description
vii, 472 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Includes table of cases and table of legislation, treaties, and other relevant instruments.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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