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Policing the Womb

Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood

This book tells the real-life horror story of states' abusing laws and infringing on rights to police women and their pregnancies. Les mer
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This book tells the real-life horror story of states' abusing laws and infringing on rights to police women and their pregnancies.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Introduction; 2. Pregnancy and state power: prosecuting fetal endangerment; 3. Creeping criminalization of pregnancy across the United States; 4. Abortion law; 5. Changing roles of doctors and nurses: hospital snitches and police informants; 6. Revisiting the fiduciary relationship; 7. Creating criminals: race, stereotypes, and collateral damage; 8. The pregnancy penalty: when the state gets it wrong; 9. Policing beyond the border; 10. Lessons for law and society: a reproductive justice New Deal or Bill of Rights; 11. Conclusion.

Om forfatteren

Michele Goodwin is an Executive Committee member of the American Civil Liberties Union and elected member of the American Law Institute. She is also a Chancellor's Professor at the University of California, Irvine where she teaches constitutional law and directs the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy. She is an internationally recognized voice on women's rights, reproductive health, and constitutional law and lectures worldwide on matters relating to the exploitation of women and girls and the rising regulation of pregnancy and criminalization of women.