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Choice : A doctor's experience with the abortion dilemma.
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ISBN: 0717807339 Year: 2002 Publisher: New York International Publishers,

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Don Sloan has spent thirty years in New York City as an obstetrician and gynecologist, as well as a sex and marital therapist. Dr. Sloan offers facts and insight in a candid, moving account of the case for choice.

Anti-abortionist at large : how to argue intelligently about abortion and live to tell about it.
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ISBN: 1553693809 Year: 2002 Publisher: Victoria Trafford,

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L'avortement et le lien maternel : une autre écoute de l'interruption volontaire de grossesse
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ISBN: 2850082783 Year: 1997 Publisher: Lyon : Chronique sociale,

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L'expérience du désir d'enfant nécessite de pouvoir créer une nouvelle relation à sa mère. Pour certaines femmes, l'IVG traduit l'impossibilité de réaliser ce nouveau lien. Une nouvelle approche de l'avortement est ainsi possible favorisant une relation en profondeur avec ces femmes.


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The abortion myth : feminism, morality and the hard choices women make.
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ISBN: 0819563854 0819563773 Year: 2000 Publisher: Middletown Wesleyan university press,

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"Cannold, an American bioethicist working in Australia, seeks to forge a new ethics of abortion in her book. Drawing on her own study of women's actual experiences of and attitudes toward abortion, she documents the difficult choices women make and the moral and ethical reasoning they bring to bear on the question of abortion, whether they are pro- or anti-choice. In the lived experience of women, she finds a practical ethics of abortion in which termination is not only a moral response to an unplanned pregnancy, it may be the only moral response."--BOOK JACKET.


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Buddhism and abortion.
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ISBN: 0333668227 Year: 1999 Publisher: Hampshire MacMillan Press,

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An exploration of the abortion question from a range of Buddhist cultural and ethical perspectives. The text is intended to freshen the debate on abortion that has so far been conducted almost exclusively within a Western cultural, religious and philosophical context.

Not an easy choice : re-examining abortion.
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ISBN: 1896764657 Year: 2003 Publisher: Toronto Second Story Press,

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Abortion, the controversy rages, with doctors being murdered and U.S. abortion law under threat of reversal. Women's and pro-choice groups are again organizing for a fight. Conservative forces are pushing forward, confident that a new Supreme Court will once again outlaw a woman's right to choose

Abortion
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ISBN: 0306416409 1461297036 1461327539 Year: 1984 Publisher: Springer US

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This book, like many other things to do with abortion, is a product of long controversy. Though carried out with cooperation, it was conceived in conflict. The conflict between the coeditors has per sisted for years-in fact, for at least half of their thirty-year marriage. One, Sidney, is prolife; the other, Daniel, is prochoice. Ever since the topic of abortion became of professional interest to us, in the 1960s, we have disagreed. At one time, while Daniel was writing a book on the subject, Abortion: Law, Choice and Morality (1970), we talked about the subject every day for the four years of the book's gestation. On many occasions during the 1970s, prolife articles writ ten by Sidney were passed out at Daniel's lectures in order to refute his pro choice views. Over the years, every argument, every statistic, every historical example cited in the literature has been discussed by the two of us. As Eliza Doolittle says about "words" in My Fair Lady, "There's nota one I haven't heard. " And yet we still disagree. How can it be, we ask ourselves, that intelligent people of goodwill who know all the same facts and all the same arguments still come down on different sides of the con troversy? As we well know, it is possible to agree about many things and have great love and respect for an opponent, and still differ.

Ethics : a contemporary introduction
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ISBN: 0415156254 0415156246 Year: 1998 Publisher: London Routledge

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Abortion and the ways we value human life
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ISBN: 0847692086 0847692078 Year: 1999 Publisher: Lanham Rowman & Littlefield

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In Abortion and the Ways We Value Human Life, Jeffrey Reiman argues that an overlooked clue to the solution of the moral problem of abortion lies in the unusual way in which we value the lives of individual human beings-namely, that we value them irreplaceably. We think it is not only wrong to kill an innocent child or adult, but that it would not be made right by replacing the dead one with another living one, or even several. Reiman argues that there are only a limited number of facts that could justify such valuing, with the result that human children and adults have the fullest right to protection of their lives, infants have a lesser but substantial right to such protection, and fetuses do not qualify at all. Leading up to this argument, Reiman presents a survey of Western attitudes and laws about abortion from Hammurabi's Code to Roe v. Wade, and a critical analysis of all the major philosophical arguments on the issue, pro and con. The book is written in straightforward, jargon-free language that makes it accessible to college students at all levels and to the educated lay reader as well.


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Beyond pro-life and pro-choice : moral diversity in the abortion debate.
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ISBN: 0807004278 Year: 1996 Publisher: Boston Beacon press,

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Beyond Pro-Life and Pro-Choice is a gift to all who want to expand their understanding of the religious, moral, and philosophical aspects of the abortion debate. Ethicist Kathy Rudy examines four systems of belief - Catholicism, evangelical Protestantism, feminism, and classical liberalism as expressed in the medical profession - and reveals the role abortion plays in each. She shows why, in each case, ideas, about abortion are unlikely to change - because they emerge from each community's deeply held values and concerns, which vary from community to community. She demonstrates that constructing the abortion debate as a choice between "pro-life" and "pro-choice" has distorted and misrepresented the ways that many people relate to the issue of abortion, and has obscured the diversity of belief both among and within communities and individuals. Finally, she offers a provocative alternative that would allow every community involved to more freely develop and express its views about the morality of abortion.

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