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Abortion Politics in the United States and Canada

Studies in Public Opinion

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Abortion Politics in the United States and Canada by Ted G Jelen
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This edited collection examines various aspects of the explosive abortion issue in the United States and Canada. In both countries, decisions of the national supreme court have made access to legal abortion easier than had previously been the case. This volume looks at the aftermath of Roe v. Wade in the U.S. and Morgantaler v. Regina in Canada. Individual chapters deal with the rhetoric of public discourse, public opinion at the mass level, political reasoning on the part of religious and pro-life activists, and the role of religion in political socialization on the abortion issue. Methodologically, the volume includes survey research, content analysis, participant observation, and political theory. The list of contributors includes some of the leading political scientists and sociologists working in the field.

Author Biography

TED G. JELEN is Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. He is the author of three books published by Praeger: The Political World of the Clergy (1993), The Political Mobilization of Religious Beliefs (1991), and Religion and American Political Behavior (1989). MARTHE A. CHANDLER is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at DePauw University in Indiana.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 1994
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Praeger Publishers Inc
Pages
232
Dimensions
156x234x14
ISBN-13
9780275945619
Product ID
7016522

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