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RU 486 : [electronic resource] the pill that could end the abortion wars and why American women don't have it / Lawrence Lader.

By: Lader, Lawrence.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., c1991Description: 172 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0201570696 :; 9780201570694; 9780201632033; 0201632039; 9780201608199 (pbk.); 0201608197 (pbk.).Subject(s): Abortion -- Social aspects -- United States | Mifepristone -- Social aspects -- United States | Abortion, Induced -- trends -- United States | Social Conditions -- United States | Mifepristone -- United States | RU 486 | Arzneimittel | Zulassung | Gesundheitspolitik | Schwangerschaftsabbruch | USADDC classification: 363.4/6 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Partial contents:
RU 486 : the moral property of women -- The making of RU 486 -- The people & politics of RU 486 -- Women and their reactions -- World distribution of RU 486 -- Maze of abortion politics -- "Social civil war" over RU 486 -- Privacy : most comprehensive of rights -- Bringing RU 486 into the United States.
Summary: Discusses the development of RU 486, a drug that terminates pregnancy and can be used in treating breast cancer, endometriosis, and some brain tumors, and explains the political and moral dilemmas that have prevented RU 486 from being tested and distributed in the United States.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-161) and index.

RU 486 : the moral property of women -- The making of RU 486 -- The people & politics of RU 486 -- Women and their reactions -- World distribution of RU 486 -- Maze of abortion politics -- "Social civil war" over RU 486 -- Privacy : most comprehensive of rights -- Bringing RU 486 into the United States.

Discusses the development of RU 486, a drug that terminates pregnancy and can be used in treating breast cancer, endometriosis, and some brain tumors, and explains the political and moral dilemmas that have prevented RU 486 from being tested and distributed in the United States.

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RU 486 : by Lader, Lawrence. ©1991
RU 486 : by Lader, Lawrence. ©1991
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