chapter  9
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Abortion Disputes and Contemporary Death Culture

New policies toward abortion began to be introduced in many countries by the SANDSPARTICULARLYINTHE7ESTERNWORLD4HECHANGESGENERATEDBIT ter arguments, particularly in the United States, that called upon very different assumptions concerning death. These assumptions, combined with other factors, affected national political alignments in the United States, helped determine international policies concerning family planning, and more briefly colored the political process in several west European states.