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Oral history interview with Carole Joffe, 2001

Creator: Joffe, Carole E.
Project: Physicians for reproductive health and choice oral history project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 31 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette Videorecording: 1 videocassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Professor of Sociology

Scope and Contents

Struggles of doctors in pre-Roe v. Wade era; uncertain legal environment; alienation of doctors performing abortions; alternative abortion providers; different categories of abortion doctors; Alan Guttmacher and Therapeutic Abortion Committees; "San Francisco 9" case; policies of abortion committees and reactions; various struggles of abortion seekers; abortion figures; factors leading to criminalization of abortion in the U.S.; scenarios if Roe v. Wade overturned; current obstacles to abortion provision


Access Conditions

Copyright by Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health (PRCH), 2001

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