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Women's Reproductive Rights

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  • © 2006


Part of the book series: Women's Rights in Europe (WRE)

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About this book

Based on country reports and practical input from researchers and activists in the field, this book is an up-to-date account of the issues surrounding women's reproductive rights across Europe. The contributions provide astute theoretical analysis of existing problems and suggest innovative alternatives. The book brings together authors from academia, policy-making and international institutions to ensure comprehensive representation and thorough commentary of the issues.

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Introduction

  2. Tensions in Europe: Critical Issues in Reproductive Rights

  3. The Impact of Technology: Scientific Advances and Reproductive Rights

  4. Into the Future: Projections for Reproductive Rights

Authors and Affiliations

  • Centre for Global Ethics, University of Birmingham, UK

    Heather Widdows

  • University of the Basque Country, Spain

    Itziar Alkorta Idiakez

  • University of Deusto, Spain

    Aitziber Emaldi Cirión

About the authors

LORI B. ANDREWS is Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law, USA ISABEL CROWHURST is a Doctoral Student, Department of Sociology, Centre for Civil Society, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK PALOMA DE VILLOTA is Professor of Applied Economy, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain DONNA DICKENSON is Chair in Law and Philosophy and Executive Director, Advanced Study Centre in the Humanities, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK HILLE HAKER is Chair for Religious Ethics, Frankfurt University, Germany SIRKKU K. HELLSTEN is Reader in Development Ethics and Acting Director, Centre for Study of Global Ethics, University of Birmingham, UK CATHERINE KENNY is a PhD Student, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Republic of Ireland FIONA MACCALLUM is Lecturer in Psychology, University of Warwick, UK OLGA TÓTH is Senior Researcher, Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary NIDHI TREHAN is a PhD Student, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, and Marie Curie Fellow, Centre for Human Rights, University of Padova, Italy

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