Q: How is abortion sociologically important?

A:There is a great treatise on this issue in the book Freakonomics. You should read it. It suggests that the crime rate dropped significantly exactly 2 decades af...Read More »

Q: Need help with Paper about Abortion, for Sociology class..?

A:I was a sociology major but it's been a year or so since my last soc class and I have the worst memory on specific terminology w/o my notes, but hopefully this ...Read More »

Q: How does abortion relate to the following fields anthropology soc...

A:Simple: Abortion is an act with meaning and significance - different cultures will approach it differently. The meaning and significance will vary from culture ...Read More »


A:A persons views about abortion speak a lot about the society he lives in. The social values, the upbringing, the value he attaches to life decides how much he g...Read More »

Q: What sociological factors influence a woman's decision tohave an ...

A:Studies have shown that "socioeconomic status was the best predictor of abortion..." Females of lo...Read More »

abortion and sociology

1 How Sociologists. View Social Problems: The Abortion Dilemma. Listen to Chapter 1 on MySocLab. Learning Objectives. After reading this chapter, you should .
The findings, which appear in the journal Sociological Science, point to a previously unexplored divide on the abortion issue: differences in .
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Abortion and Mental Health: Sociological Perspectives. Carole Joffe, PhD. U. California, San Francisco. Faculty Disclosure. Carole Joffe, PhD has no financial .
Contemporary. Sociology 1979, Vol. 8 (November): 825-836. Sociology and Abortion: Legacies and Strategies*. JONATHAN. B. IMBER. St. Lawrence University.
"A groundbreaking account of how movements for and against abortion have. Deana A. Rohlinger is an associate professor in the department of sociology and .
In the last month many polls have focused on Americans views on abortion, yet the Gallup poll released on May 15, 2009, got the most .
Popular Q&A

Abortion Pill?
If by abortion pill you mean RU486 Mifepristone and Misoprostol yes it is 99.9% accurate and 5% of women need suction at their follow up exam to remove the tissue that wasn't passed. Upon taking mifepristone at the clinic you may begin to bleed. As each woman's body is different, bleeding varies...

Non-surgical abortion pill RU 486 ?
RU486 can be used to induce abortion in pregnancies that are about nine weeks or less. A successful pregnancy needs high levels of the hormone progesterone. RU486 works by blocking the action of progesterone. The result is a miscarriage with the accompanying side effects, but no long term reductions...

Liberals: How do you feel about the fact that a new Gallup poll found that 58% of Americans oppose abortion?
well, contrary to what liberals may or may not think abortion is murder. the hypocrates oath from over 2000 years ago states that in no case will a doctor take the life of his/her patient. in fact it's the doctors job to preserve life. liberals have no concern for life, or innocence of children...

How much does medical abortion cost in nepal?? can i get abortion pills without prescription in any pharmacy?
The pill you need is called misoprostol (also called Isovent or Cytotec). You can usually buy it in pharmacies because it is sold as a medicine for stomach ulcers. It is 90% effective at causing abortion when taken according to the instructions given here:

Does Planned Parenthood require parental permission to get an abortion and pregnancy test?
No, you do not need parental permission to have a pregnancy test done. The fees are on a sliding scale, which depends on your income. If you have no income your services would probably be free...but call the clinic for more information. As far as parental permission, the laws vary from state...