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1 - Introduction

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 November 2022

Sally Sheldon
Affiliation:
University of Bristol and University of Technology Sydney
Gayle Davis
Affiliation:
University of Edinburgh
Jane O'Neill
Affiliation:
University of Edinburgh
Clare Parker
Affiliation:
University of Adelaide
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Summary

This introdutory chapter describes events leading to the introduction of the Abortion Act. It explains the use of ’biography’ to frame the analysis, offers a brief synospsis of each chapter, discusses the sources used in the research and explains the choices made regarding terminology.

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The Abortion Act 1967
A Biography of a UK Law
, pp. 1 - 27
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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  • Introduction
  • Sally Sheldon, University of Bristol and University of Technology Sydney, Gayle Davis, University of Edinburgh, Jane O'Neill, University of Edinburgh, Clare Parker, University of Adelaide
  • Book: The Abortion Act 1967
  • Online publication: 03 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108677295.001
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  • Introduction
  • Sally Sheldon, University of Bristol and University of Technology Sydney, Gayle Davis, University of Edinburgh, Jane O'Neill, University of Edinburgh, Clare Parker, University of Adelaide
  • Book: The Abortion Act 1967
  • Online publication: 03 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108677295.001
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  • Introduction
  • Sally Sheldon, University of Bristol and University of Technology Sydney, Gayle Davis, University of Edinburgh, Jane O'Neill, University of Edinburgh, Clare Parker, University of Adelaide
  • Book: The Abortion Act 1967
  • Online publication: 03 November 2022
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108677295.001
Available formats
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