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bookAbortion Wars: A Half Century of Struggle, 1950-2000

Rickie Solinger

In the past half century, we have moved from criminalization of abortion to legalization, although unequal access to services and violent protests continue to tear American society apart. In this provocative volume, a passionate and diverse group of abortion rights proponents--journalists, scholars, activists, lawyers, physicians, and philosophers--chronicles the issues. It places key issues such as medical practice, activism, legal strategies, and the meaning of choice in the deeply complex historical context of the past half-century.

bookAbortion Without Apology

Ninia Baehr

A description of the experiences, successes, and ideas of the early wave of pro-choice activism in the United States from 1959 to the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision. The book is based on interviews and letters for "Abortion Rap" workshops conducted by the author.

bookAbortion: My Choice, God's Grace: Christian Women Tell Their Stories

Anne Eggebroten

Christian women (both Roman Catholic and Protestant) write about their decision to abort.

bookAllergy Relief and Prevention: Complete Guide to Treatment and self-care

Jaqueline Krohn, Frances Taylor and Erla Mae Larson

This "allergy bible" is part of the three-book Krohn & Taylor resource set for maintaining one's health in an increasingly toxic world. It presents a full range of both traditional and alternative advice including natural and pharmaceutical treatments, lifestyle and stress management, nutrition and immunotherapy, and detoxification.

bookAmerican Women: Their Lives in their Words

Doreen Rappaport

Told through letters, journals, and other writings, American Women spans U.S. history from the times of Anne Hutchinson to Sojourer Truth to today's teenagers. A history of daughters, workers, wives, servants, and achievers, this book canvases all social, economic, and ethnic groups. A 1992 ALA Best Book for Young Adults.

bookAn Unfinished Revolution: Women's Health Care in America

Emily Friedman, ed.

The book examines the complex issues affecting women as patients, as health care practitioners, as caregivers for elderly parents and chronically ill children and as health care leaders. It describes women's special contributions to health care in the United States and takes a hard look at the challenges that remain.

bookAnatomy of the Spirit; The Seven Stages of Power and Healing

Caroline Myss

Based on fifteen years of research into energy medicine, Dr. Myss's work shows how every illness corresponds to a pattern of emotional and psychological stresses, beliefs, and attitudes that have influenced corresponding areas of the human body.

bookThe Anti-Abortion Movement and the Rise of the Religious Right: From Polite to Fiery Protest

Dallas A. Blanchard

Chronicles the evolution of the anti-abortion movement in the US from the modest efforts, mostly by priests and other Catholics, in the 1960s, through the major liberalizing court decisions, to the volatile and often violent protests of the 1990s.

bookThe Anti-Abortion Movement: References and Resources

Dallas A. Blanchard

A survey of the movement covering the history of abortion in the United States, the rise of national pro-life organizations, and the changing tactics and future of the movement, and insightful annotations on a wide variety of essential resources, including writings on major movement organizations, anti-abortion support and service organizations, political activities and events, movement tactics, membership recruitment and training, the movement and the media, and the religious basis of the movement.

bookArticles of Faith: A frontline history of the abortion wars

Cynthia Gorney

An exploration of one of the most divisive issues in our recent political history, and the only book to portray the passion of both sides of the abortion conflict. Drawing from more than five hundred interviews as well as previously unseen archival material, Gorney explores the years between Roe v. Wade (1973) and William L. Webster v. Reproductive Health Services (1989), the first case to challenge the Roe decision before an anti-Roe court.


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