Abortion Politics in the Federal Courts

Author: Barbara M. Yarnold
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275952914
Format: PDF, ePub
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An analysis of federal court cases relying on the landmark Roe versus Wade decision in the United States. It examines the political factors and litigation resources as variables affecting court decisions and finds the pro-life movement to be better funded and more organised altogether.

Moral Controversies in American Politics

Author: Raymond Tatalovich
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 9781563249945
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Moral controversies are part and parcel of American politics. This book examines eight social regulatory policy issues: abortion, pornography, death penalty, gun control, affirmative action, church-state separation, official English, and gay rights, with case studies illustrating each.

Encyclopedia of U S Political History

Author: Andrew Robertson
Publisher: CQ Press
ISBN: 1604266473
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History explores the events, policies, activities, institutions, groups, people, and movements that have created and shaped political life in the United States. With contributions from scholars in the fields of history and political science, this seven-volume set provides students, researchers, and scholars the opportunity to examine the political evolution of the United States from the 1500s to the present day. With greater coverage than any other resource, the Encyclopedia of U.S. Political History identifies and illuminates patterns and interrelations that will expand the reader’s understanding of American political institutions, culture, behavior, and change. Focusing on both government and history, the Encyclopedia brings exceptional breadth and depth to the topic with more than 100 essays for each of the critical time periods covered.

Abortion Murder Or Mercy

Author: François B. Gérard
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781560728177
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is meant to provide an overview of and gather the literature on abortion -- one of the most divisive issues of our times. Honest women and men the world over must deal with this issue in their hearts and minds whether or not they ever face the issue personally. It is hard to conceive of a single thinking person who doesn't have an opinion on abortion -- usually strongly held. The arguments are cogent on both sides of the issue. We hope that this collection will bring to the attention of readers the publications which shed light on the fundamental issues involved.

Moral Controversies in American Politics

Author: Tatalovich
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe
ISBN: 0765627450
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This popular book impartially examines eight hotly-contested current political issues in which one or or both sides seeks to use government authority to enforce certain norms of behavior--in chapters that are

Judicial policies

Author: Bradley C. Canon
Publisher: Cq Pr
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This valuable and updated reference focuses on the implementator and impact of judicial policies in America. Introducing a hierarchies model of "populations" affected by judicial decisions, the authors highlight the substantial influence of how lower courts, administrative agencies, local groups, the media, Congress, and other political actors respond to judicial policies.This new edition features: -- Illustrative boxes providing real-life examples of the impact of judicial policies.-- A summary table assessing the major theories explaining judicial impact.-- Summary actions and activities in the 25 years since Roe v. Wade.-- Analysis of all the important research findings about how people react to judicial decisions.-- Extensive bibliography for further research and abundant references to contemporary policies.Judicial Policies: Implementation and Impact offers a thorough discussion of the events and possibilities that follow a court's declaring a judicial policy. The authors look,at both successful and unsuccessful implementation of judicial policies to show that political factors are often more important than legal doctrines in explaining the impact of judicial decisions.