Each anthology in the Global Viewpoints series delivers contemporary perspectives from outside of the United States on a featured subject of global significance. Primary sources such as speeches and government documents combine with media sources to provide the comprehensive information students and readers need to think critically about the issue's worldwide implications.
This title explores attitudes, policies and laws regarding abortion around the world. Chapters explain the stance of each of the world's major religions on abortion, as well as the impact of civil laws prohibiting abortion in several countries. Also discussed is the practice of sex selection using abortion or developing technologies, and the value of sex education in reducing abortion rates.
"These books provide a unique perspective to today's social issues and are recommended for school library collections."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
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