Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Heather Widdows
      Pages 1-13
  3. Tensions in Europe: Critical Issues in Reproductive Rights

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Catherine Kenny
      Pages 17-32
    3. Fiona MacCallum
      Pages 33-49
    4. Paloma de Villota
      Pages 50-70
    5. Olga Tóth
      Pages 71-87
    6. Nidhi Trehan, Isabel Crowhurst
      Pages 88-108
  4. The Impact of Technology: Scientific Advances and Reproductive Rights

  5. Into the Future: Projections for Reproductive Rights

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 214-241

About this book


Based on country reports and practical input from researchers and activists in the field, this book is an up-to-date account of the issues surrounding women's reproductive rights across Europe. The contributions provide astute theoretical analysis of existing problems and suggest innovative alternatives. The book brings together authors from academia, policy-making and international institutions to ensure comprehensive representation and thorough commentary of the issues.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Heather Widdows
    • 1
  • Itziar Alkorta Idiakez
    • 2
  • Aitziber Emaldi Cirión
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Global EthicsUniversity of BirminghamUK
  2. 2.University of the Basque CountrySpain
  3. 3.University of DeustoSpain

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