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Author Klausen, Susanne Maria, 1965- author
Title Abortion under apartheid : nationalism, sexuality, and women's reproductive rights in South Africa / Susanne M. Klausen
Imprint New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HQ767.5.S6 K55 2015    AVAILABLE    30610020486148
Descript xiv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-304) and index
'I'd never had pain like that - a searing, dying agony' : racialized clandestine abortion -- 'South Africa is experiencing an all-out attack by permissiveness' : Communism, immorality and the disintegration of apartheid culture -- 'My uterus belongs to me' : the campaign for abortion law reform -- 'The trial the world is watching' : the Crichton-Watts trial, 1972 -- 'Subjected to relentless and grueling cross-examination' : the Crichton-Maharaj trial, 1973 -- 'Reclaiming the white daughter's purity' : the passage and impact of the Abortion and Sterilization Act, 1975 -- 'The actual matter is with us whites' : abortion and the 'black peril' -- 'The law is a total failure' : abortion from 1975 to the end of apartheid -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: The Abortion and Sterilization Act
Subject Abortion -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century
Abortion -- Government policy -- South Africa
Trials (Abortion) -- South Africa
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