The sociocultural and political aspects of abortion global perspectives

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  • Abortion -- Cross-cultural studies

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Alaka Malwade Basu.
ContributionsBasu, Alaka Malwade.
LC ClassificationsHQ767 .S65 2003
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Paginationx, 275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
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Open LibraryOL15546840M
ISBN 100275977285
LC Control Number2002072823

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