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Author Blumenthal, Karen, author.

Title Jane against the world : Roe v. Wade and the fight for reproductive rights / Karen Blumenthal.

Publication Info. New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2020.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Teen Non-Fiction    342.7308 BLU    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Teen Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 385 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-345) and index.
Contents Restrictions. Madame Restell ; Margaret Sanger ; A crime ; Sherri Chessen ; Estelle Griswold -- Reform. Clergy ; Right to life ; Repeal ; Courts ; Jane Roe ; Jane Hodgson ; Federal court ; Jane -- Roe v. Wade. Appeal ; Briefs ; Oyez, oyez, oyez ; Deliberations ; Roe, again ; Opinions ; The decision -- After Roe. Politics ; The Supreme Court, again ; Pushback ; Restrictions.
Summary A history of the fight for reproductive rights in the United States. Tracing the path to the landmark decision in Roe v. Wade and the continuing battle for women's rights, Blumenthal examines the root causes of the current debate around abortion and repercussions that have affected generations of American women. This book intends to facilitate difficult discussions and awareness of a topic that is rarely touched on in school but affects each and every young person. Includes a glossary of legal and medical terms, timeline, and information about significant Supreme Court cases.
Subject Roe, Jane, 1947-2017 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Wade, Henry -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Trials (Abortion) -- Juvenile literature.
Abortion -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Reproductive rights -- Juvenile literature.
Abortion -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Birth control -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Pro-choice movement -- Juvenile literature.
Pro-life movement -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Young adult nonfiction.
Informational works.
Creative nonfiction.
ISBN 9781626721654 (hardcover)
1626721653 (hardcover)

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