Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in by Deana A. Rohlinger

By Deana A. Rohlinger

Weaving jointly analyses of archival fabric, information insurance, and interviews carried out with newshounds from mainstream and partisan shops in addition to with activists around the political spectrum, Deana A. Rohlinger re-imagines how activists use various mediums, occasionally concurrently, to agitate for - and opposed to - criminal abortion. Rohlinger's in-depth photos of 4 teams - the nationwide correct to existence Committee, deliberate Parenthood, the nationwide association for girls, and anxious girls for the USA - illuminates whilst teams use media and why they may decide to stay away from media awareness altogether. Rohlinger expertly unearths why a few activist teams are extra determined than others to draw media recognition and sheds gentle on what this suggests for coverage making and criminal abortion within the twenty-first century.

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