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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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Abortion Controversy: 25 Years After Roe vs.Wade - A Reader 2nd ed

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Edited by: Louis P. Pojman, Francis J. Beckwith

ISBN13: 9780534557645
ISBN: 0534557643
Published: July 2000
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £77.99

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This is a title acquired from Jones & Bartlett. It includes academic articles from all perspectives within the abortion debate, abridged versions of the most important Supreme Court decisions, and critiques of Roe vs. Wade.

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Part 1 Breaking through the stereotypes: introduction; breaking through the stereotypes, Daniel Callahan and Sidney Callahan; for further reading.
Part 2 The major Supreme Court decisions: introduction; Roe v. Wade (1973); planned parenthood v. Casey (1992); for further reading.
Part 3 Evaluations of Roe v. Wade; introduction; Roe v. Wade - no basis in the law, logic, or history, Dennis J. Horan and Thomas J. Balch; Roe v. Wade - a study in male ideology, Catharine MacKinnon; some thoughts on autonomy and equality in relation to Roe v. Wade, Ruth Bader Ginsburg; for further reading.
Part 4 Arguments from a woman's right to her body: introduction; a defense of abortion, Judith Jarvis Thomson; arguments from bodily rights - a critical analysis, Francis J. Beckwith; a defense of a defense of abortion; on the responsibility objection to Thomson's argument, David Boonin-Vail; abortion logic and paternal responsibilities - one more look at Judith Thomson's argument and a critique of David Boonin-Vail's defense of it, Keith Pavlischek; for further reading.
Part 5 Personhood arguments on abortion: introduction; abortion is morally wrong, John T. Noonan, Jr.; in defense of abortion and infanticide, Michael Tooley; the scope of the prohibition against killing, Philip Devine; personhood begins at conception, Stephen Schwarz; abortion - a defense of the personhood argument, Louis P. Pojman; abortion and human rights, Norman Gillespie; a defense of the moderate position. L.W. Sumner; for further reading.
Part 6 Beyond the personhood arguement: introduction; abortion - beyond the personhood argument, Jane English; the golden rule argument against abortion, Harry J. Gensler; why abortion is immoral, Don Marquis; does a foetus already have a future-like-ours?, Peter K. McInerney; abortion and the neo-natal right to life - a critique of Marquis's futurist argument, Gerald H. Paske; a future like ours and the concept of person - a reply to McInerney and Paske, Don Marquis; for further reading.
Part 7 Feminist arguments on abortion: introduction; a feminist defense of abortion, Sally Markowitz; our bodies, our souls, Naomi Wolf; abortion and the Feminine voice, Celia Wolf-Devine; taking women seriously as people - the moral implications for abortion, Caroline Whitbeck.
Part 8 Abortion, faith and state neutrality: introduction; pluralism, tolerance, and abortion rights, Francis J. Beckwit; abortion, the court, and the state neutrality, Ronald Dworkin; for further reading.