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by Gene Burns

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ISBN:
0521552095
Author:
Gene Burns
Category:
Humanities
Language:
English
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press (April 11, 2005)
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354 pages
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Contraceptive laws and abortion policy are subject to a 'moral veto' unless the framing on the issue is palatable to moderate-middle citizens. by federal court decisions. Laura R. Woliver, SIGNS. Burns sheds new light on seemingly well-covered territory.

Gene Burns begins by distinguishing between two ways that policy-change advocacy is framed: with a moral worldview and with limited goals.

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The Moral Veto - by Gene Burns April 2005. Framing Contraception, Abortion, and Cultural Pluralism in the United States. That should be true of much of this final chapter as well, especially the beginning of the chapter. But, as the chapter proceeds, it will address more explicitly important theoretical debates within sociology, because those debates have a great deal to tell us about the history of American reproductive politics.

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Why 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 have abortion and contraception sometimes been framed as matters of medical practice, and at other times as matters of moral significance? Based on archival and sociological research, and speaking to issues in the study of culture, social movements, and legal change, The Moral Veto examines what the history of controversies over morally charged issues tells us about cultural pluralism in the U.S.