Meadows of howling, or, Abortion, feminism, and the culture of death
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Meadows of howling, or, Abortion, feminism, and the culture of death by Terris Wade Bradley

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Published by Minerva in London, Miami .
Written in English



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  • Abortion -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Feminism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Family -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Pro-life movement -- United States,
  • Pro-choice movement -- United States,
  • Misogyny -- Moral and ethical aspects

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Abortion, feminism and the culture of death.

Other titlesAbortion, feminism and the culture of death
StatementTerris Wade Bradley.
LC ClassificationsHQ767.25 .B73 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6900730M
ISBN 100754113620
LC Control Number00711094

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  Abortion, Rudy observes, does not carry the same meaning for all people. Rather, the meaning of abortion is a product of an ethical framework or tradition specific to individual activists. Thus, when feminists speak of abortion, they do not talk about the same thing as Catholics or members of Operation Rescue. Meadows of Howling, or, Abortion, Feminism and the Culture of Death. Terris Wade Bradley - The Ethics of Abortion: Pro-Life Vs. No Higher Court: Contemporary Feminism and the Right to Abortion. Germain Kopaczynski - - University of Scranton Press. Abortion and the Beginning and End of Human Life. Lisa Guenther - Meadows of Howling, or, Abortion, Feminism and the Culture of Death. Terris Wade Bradley - Dimensiunea femininã a miscãrii ecumenice/ The Feminine Dimension of the Ecumenism. Abstract. The continuing abortion debate in American society mirrors deeper cultural attitudes on such basic matters as the role of women in society, the use of law to solve social problems, and the priority given to individual freedom and responsibility in a liberal society.

There is a widespread belief that to be feminist means to advocate abortion. This attitude not only belies the complexity of opinion on the issue for the feminist movement: it also means that the views of the many early feminists who condemned abortion in the late eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries have effectively become hidden from history. Abortion in the s. Black women slaves used birth control and abortion to resist enslavement, sometimes resorting to infanticide out of desperation. Africans that first arrived at the colonies brought along with them folk knowledge of abortion, passed on from societies in ancient times through the practice of midwifery. Feminism and Abortion. Pro-choice arguments, the author says, reflect the ambitions, hypocrisies, and contradictions of contemporary feminism One influential book was the psychologist Carol. The beginning of the visionary feminism was formed when women were stressed with not receiving the love the yearned, and being dominated. Love was presented as a problem causing some women to not have a family and pushed others away from feminism because they wanted to have a family.

Abortion embedded and embodied in social relations: Challenges for feminist psychology Jeanne Marecek Swarthmore College, USA Catriona Macleod Rhodes University, South Africa Lesley Hoggart Open University, UK We are pleased to introduce Part 2 of Feminism & Psychology’s Special Issue on Abortion in Context. handicapped children. Without some such agreement, the right to abortion -- the woman's right to sexual self determination -- can logically lead to the right to murder with impunity."xiv She denies the notion that an abstract dichotomy between life and death is an inappropriate framework to decide on abortion. HISTORY OF ABORTION. Over several centuries and in different cultures, there is a rich history of women helping each other to abort. Until the late s, women healers in Western Europe and the U.S. provided abortions and trained other women to do so, without legal prohibitions.   Feminist historians and anthropologists have sought to demonstrate the significant roles that culture, religion and social class have played in shaping women's lives (Scott ). Difference feminists accept that there are essential biological or psychological differences between men and women.