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The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada: A Comparative Study : A Comparative Study - Raymond Tatalovich

The Politics of Abortion in the United States and Canada: A Comparative Study

A Comparative Study

Paperback Published: 18th November 1996
ISBN: 9781563244186
Number Of Pages: 256
For Ages: 18 years old

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A cross-cultural analysis of the abortion issue in the United States and Canada. The book focuses on: the judicial, legislative and executive branches; public opinion and interest groups; federal agencies; and the roles of subnational authorities and the health care sectors.

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introduction Cross-Cultural Research on Abortionp. 3
Background to Controversy Origins of American and Canadian Abortion Policyp. 21
Judicial Activism and Judicial Activity is Canada Becoming like the United States?p. 52
The Legislative Response Abortion in Congress and Parliamentp. 83
Public Opinion and Organized Interests Consensus Building or Mobilization of Bias?p. 109
No Mandates on Abortion Party Politics and Electionsp. 144
Two Models of Executive Politics Politicized America and Depoliticized Canadap. 167
Federalism and the Implementation Problemp. 199
Conclusion: Social Convergence and Institutional Divergence How Close Are the Parallels?p. 225
Appendixp. 239
Referencesp. 241
Indexp. 259
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ISBN: 9781563244186
ISBN-10: 1563244187
Series: Comparative Politics
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 18th November 1996
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43

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