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Abortion and the Law

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ISBN13: 9789067041973
ISBN: 9067041971
Published: September 2005
Publisher: T.M.C. Asser Press
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.99

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This volume presents a compact summary of the results of a world-wide survey on abortion law and practice in a total of 64 countries, carried out by the Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiberg, Germany.

The work provides a summary of social conditions and historical developments, followed by a detailed comparison of legal regulations, and is supplemented by statistics on the termination of pregnancy. The final chapter contains reflections from a legal policy perspective. Important findings, insights and trends are summarized and guidelines for reform are provided.

The book concludes with a proposal for a law to regulate the termination of pregnancy, and although this proposal was intended primarily as a contribution to the legal political debate in Germany, it could also be used as the catalyst for debate on reform in other countries

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Part I. Framework: I.1 Introduction; I.2 System and standard of social services; I.3 The position of women in society; I.4 Assessment and significance of family planning and termination of pregnancy; I.5 Remarks on historical developments
Part II. Current Laws Regulating the Termination of Pregnancy: II.0 Introduction; II.1 Legal sources and regulatory methodology behind the law on the termination of pregnancy; II.2 Basic concepts in legal regulation; II.3 Permissible termination of pregnancy; II.4 Impermissible termination of pregnancy; II.5 Special role of the physician; II.6 Preventive measures; II.7 Role of termination of pregnancy in the prosecutorial arena
Part III. Statistical Information: III.0 Introduction; III.1 Termination statistics; III.2 Crime statistics; III.3 Judicial statistics and trends in prosecution
Part IV. Concluding Reflections from a Legal Policy Perspective: IV.0 Preliminary remarks; IV.1 Review: findings - insights - trends; IV.2 Outlook: starting points - guidelines; IV.3 A proposed regulation; Appendix A: Country reports; Appendix B: Publications; Abbreviations; Index.