Discourses on Foetal Rights and Women's Embodiment

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Title: Discourses on Foetal Rights and Women's Embodiment
Authors: Barry, Ursula
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7299
Date: Oct-2015
Abstract: This chapter focuses on the changing discourses on foetal rights in Ireland, and internationally, and the consequences for women's embodiment. Court cases and court decisions are explored with a particular emphasis on new interpretations of foetal rights and their implications for women's bodily integrity and autonomy.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Cork University Press
Keywords: AbortionIrelandFoetal rightsWomen's embodiment
Other versions: http://www.corkuniversitypress.com/Abortion-Papers-Ireland-p/9781782051725.htm
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Is part of: Quilty, A., Kennedy, S. and Conlon, C. (eds.). The Abortion Papers Ireland: Volume 2
ISBN: 9781782051725
Appears in Collections:Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Research Collection

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