The Moral Veto
Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States
By (author) Gene Burns
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Moral Veto by Gene Burns
Book DescriptionWhy have legislative initiatives occurred on such controversial issues as contraception and abortion at times when activist movements had demobilized and the public seemed indifferent? Why did the South - currently a region where anti-abortion sentiment is stronger than in most of the country - liberalize its abortion laws in the 1960s at a faster pace than any other region? Why have abortion and contraception sometimes been framed as matters of medical practice, and at other times as matters of moral significance? These are some of the questions addressed in The Moral Veto: Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States. Based on archival and sociological research, and speaking to issues in the study of culture, social movements, and legal change, this 2005 book examines what the history of controversies over such morally charged issues tells us about cultural pluralism in the United States.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521552097
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Moral Veto, Paperback (April 2005)
This 2005 book examines the often surprising history of controversies over contraception and abortion in the United States.
Frontiers of Catholicism, Paperback (August 1994)» View all books by Gene Burns
Examines the origins of contemporary diversity and conflict in the Catholic Church as well as the processes of ideological change. With insights into the American Catholic Church, the modern papacy, and the Latin American Church, this title is as much a political study of ideological dynamics as it is an institutional study of religious change.
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Author Biography - Gene Burns
Gene Burns is an award-winning teacher and associate professor of public affairs at James Madison College, of Michigan State University. A sociologist by training, he is the author of The Frontiers of Catholicism: The Politics of Ideology in a Liberal World, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1993. He has written articles on social movements, revolutions, and the politics of religion in the American Journal of Sociology, Theory and Society, Sociology of Religion, and other journals.
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