After Repeal

Publisher: Zed Books Release date: 2020-01-15

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The referendum tooverturn Ireland's near-total abortion ban in 2018 stands as one of the mostremarkable political events of recent times. The campaign to repeal the 8thamendment succeeded not only in challenging centuries of religious andpatriarchal dogma, but in signalling a major transformation in Irish societyitself.After Repeal explores boththe campaign and the implications of the referendum result for politics,identity and culture today. Bringing together a range of internationalperspectives, this collection transcends geographical and disciplinaryboundaries while exploring themes including activism, artwork, socialmovements, law, media, democratic institutions, and reproductive technologies. This work looks beyond the Irish context and to the future, offeringunique insight into the wider struggle for reproductive justice around theworld.

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Genre: Northern Ireland

Collection: Zed Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 300

ISBN: 9781786997197

Additional Information

Genre: Northern Ireland

Collection: Zed Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 300

ISBN: 9781786997197

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