Deana A. Rohlinger's Abortion Politics, Mass Media, and Social Movements in PDF

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 quite a few mediums, occasionally at the same time, to agitate for - and opposed to - criminal abortion. Rohlinger's in-depth photos of 4 teams - the nationwide correct to lifestyles Committee, deliberate Parenthood, the nationwide association for ladies, and anxious girls for the United States - illuminates while teams use media and why they may decide to keep away from media cognizance altogether. Rohlinger expertly finds why a few activist teams are extra determined than others to draw media consciousness and sheds gentle on what this implies for coverage making and criminal abortion within the twenty-first century.

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