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Why is a “Good Abortion Law” Not Enough? The Case of Estonia

@article{Oja2017WhyIA,
  title={Why is a “Good Abortion Law” Not Enough? The Case of Estonia},
  author={Liiri Oja},
  journal={Health and Human Rights},
  year={2017},
  volume={19},
  pages={161 - 172}
}
  • Liiri Oja
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Health and Human Rights
Abstract There are various ways to critically discuss abortion. Constructing or finding the most suitable analytical framework—whether rooted in legal formalism, socio-legal considerations, or comparativism—always depends on the country of subject and whether the analysis is for litigation, advocacy, or more theoretical purposes. This paper offers a model for analyzing abortion in Estonia in order to connect it as a thought-provoking case study to the ongoing transnational abortion discussions… 
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