By Dorothy McBride Stetson
Containing the result of a cross-national examine venture on abortion politics in 11 democratic states (between the Sixties and 2000), this quantity marks significant growth in abortion examine. It develops a complete learn layout to check even if women's coverage enterprises (institutional teams meant to enhance the prestige of girls) have functioned as precious and potent allies of women's events. It explores their efforts to achieve entry to energy arenas and safe abortion legislation that coincide with feminist targets. certainly, those findings represent a rigorous program of comparative technique to evaluate motives from social flow and democratic idea touching on diversifications in nation feminism and circulate good fortune.
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Additional info for Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism (Gender and Politics Series)
In the early 19705 the scope of the conflict expanded as this new perspective increasingly took hold in the public debate. It was the more intellectual second-wave feminist women of the Aktionskomitee, not the 'old guard' social democrats, who linked the abortion question to the issues of women's individual rights and emancipation. The Social Democratic women's organization soon incorporated these feminist ideals and advocated feminist goals. Focusing on women's rights of selfdetermination, the emerging feminist movement within the Social Democratic Party not only gendered the debate but also was able to change the dominant frame.
Neither the government nor any of the parties in opposition brought forward a bill on the abortion issue. At the time of the third debate, a coalition government was in power. The social democrats still held a relative majority in Parliament and executive. The Minister of Women's Affairs and the Minister of Health, both women, were prominent members of the Social Democratic Party. In writing reports and organizing experts' networks, femocrats played an important role within the authorization procedure at the national level.
3 Social, cultural, ideological, and sometimes also geographical indicators differentiated the Lager. Catholic conservatives living in the more rural parts of Austria, entrepreneurs, farmers, and also state employees were organized within the Austrian Peoples Party. Working-class people traditionally were organized within the Austrian Socialist Party (Pelinka 1998). 4 For example, in 1906 the women's organization more or less was forced by the party elite to refrain from demanding the female suffrage.
Abortion Politics, Women's Movements, and the Democratic State: A Comparative Study of State Feminism (Gender and Politics Series) by Dorothy McBride Stetson