TITLE

Abortion: When Choice and Autonomy Conflict

AUTHOR(S)
Denbow, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2005, Vol. 20, p216
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the argument on the fundamental rights of pregnant women to make personal choice whether or not to terminate her pregnancy. Discussion on a theoretical framework of choice that outlines the ways in which increased options can be negative for an actor; Application of framework to the abortion context and specifically to the extreme case of pregnant woman who wants to complete her pregnancy; Suggestions offered for altering the existing legal, social and political landscape to better respect the capacity of all women for reproductive self-determination.
ACCESSION #
17686809

 

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