Abortion and Antifeminism

  title={Abortion and Antifeminism},
  author={Carole Joffe},
  journal={Politics \& Society},
  pages={207 - 212}
  • C. Joffe
  • Published 1 June 1987
  • Political Science
  • Politics & Society
RESPONSES to the issue of the current role of abortion in U.S. politics typically are made on two levels: that of electoral politics-the effect of the abortion issue on national and local elecbons-and, more broadly, at the level of political culture-the reshaping by the abortion issue of political discourse in this country in areas including but going beyond electoral campaigns. The latter is the focus of this essay. My argument, briefly, is that the antiabortion movement has a significance… 

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