Beyond Control: Medical Power and Abortion Law

Sally Sheldon

Beyond Control: Medical Power and Abortion Law

Sally Sheldon

Distributed for Pluto Press

224 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9780745311678 Published August 1997 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Table of Statutes
Acknowledgments
1. Abortion in Britain: Thirty Years On
2. The Abortion Act (1967): A Permissive and Liberatory Reform?
3. 'Tarts and Tired Housewives': the Abortion Act and the Regulation of Femininity
4. Abortion, Reproduction and the Deployment of Medical Power
5. The Judicial Protection of Medical Discretion
6. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act (1990): Winning the Battles but Losing the War?
7. The Regulation of Antiprogestin Terminations
8. Conclusions
Appendix 1: The Abortion Act (1967), unamended
Appendix 2: The Abortion Act (1967), as amended in 1990
Bibliography
Index
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