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Abortion and Dialogue: Pro-choice, Pro-life, and American by Ruth Colker

By Ruth Colker

Argues that once the kingdom intervenes in judgements relating to pregnancies, it falsely perspectives the lady and the fetus as having conflicting wishes. This ebook discusses country intervention into women's decision-making in the course of pregnancies carried to time period. It examines potent family-planning innovations that support ladies in making reproductive offerings.

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An Women in society that assumption within are capable of being influenced in their self- expression. Consciousness-raising itself women away the most appropriate tool to overcome influences are attempting to use consciousness-raising to would lead them is wary of how we use may women and influence possibly lead from, rather than toward, the discovery and expression of their authentic selves. This is a problem of both and partiality malleability. We can only engage in consciousness-raising with a limited number of people, so we can never fully be exposed to to influences how we all Who we are exposed we have engaged in con- the possibilities for ourselves.

Andrews as Stated Clerk of General Assembly, The Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights, St. Louis Catholics for Choice, and 30 other religious groups, Webster v. S. 490 (1989) (No. 88-605). 37. Lynne Henderson, Legality and Empathy, 85 Mich. L. Rev. 1574, 1653 (1987)- 38. See Ross, supra note 6, at 62. See A. Spackhard, The Psycho-Social Aspects of Stress Following Abortion (1985) (unpublished doctoral dissertation) (available from University Microfilms International, Ann 39. ). ' CHAPTER TWO Ihe L>ritique The Problems of Consciousness and Sexual Object ification When we gather to share our hves, we are engaged in moral, not just therapeutic activity.

Question is how feminism arrived at that ethic or a result of careful consideration or rash judgment? coercive, then it would not When conscious- an individual's coming closer facilitate to glimpsing her authentic self or formulating aspirations for her authentic c. The may to dismiss the usefulness of consciousness- self. Gained from Consciousness-Raising Difficulty of Evaluating Insights Feminist theory also suffers from the problem of not having a mechanism to evaluate which perceptions derived from consciousness-raising should be credited women's authentic sense of as reflecting never a completed their well-being.

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