Abortion and Women's Rights Argumentative Essay by supercalifragilistic

Abortion and Women's Rights
A discussion of a woman's right to have an abortion.
# 96832 | 1,683 words | 9 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 16, 2007 in English (Argument) , Hot Topics (Abortion) , Women Studies (General)

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This paper explores the controversial subject of abortion from the perspective of women's rights. The paper is written from a pro-choice perspective, and argues that the right to abortion is essentially a women's prerogative. This study explores the various arguments that support the right of women to choose for themselves. Relevant literature is cited including studies that pertain not only to American women but also women in developing nations. The author concludes that women's reproductive rights should be seen in the larger context of class, race and economic discrimination.


Sample of Sources Used:

  • Abortion is every woman's right. Retrieved January 31, 2007, from http://www.socialistworker.org/2004-1/496/496_06_Abortion.shtml
  • Abortion Laws Worldwide. Retrieved February 1, 2007, from http://www.womenonwaves.org/set-1020.245-en.html
  • Baer, J. A. (Ed.). (2002). Historical and Multicultural Encyclopedia of Women's Reproductive Rights in the United States. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Bohan, J. F. (1999). The House of Atreus: Abortion as a Human Rights Issue. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Baumgardner, J. (2001, March 5). The Pro-Choice PR Problem : YOUNG WOMEN, WHO'VE NEVER LACKED ABORTION RIGHTS, ARE TOUGH TO MOBILIZE. The Nation, 272, 19.

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