The Resource Choice words : a collection of writing about abortion, edited by Louise Swinn ; [foreword by Tanya Plibersek]

Choice words : a collection of writing about abortion, edited by Louise Swinn ; [foreword by Tanya Plibersek]

Label
Choice words : a collection of writing about abortion
Title
Choice words
Title remainder
a collection of writing about abortion
Statement of responsibility
edited by Louise Swinn ; [foreword by Tanya Plibersek]
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edited by Louise Swinn, Choice Words is a timely collection of stories, essays, rants and raves from high profile women that seeks to demystify abortion and its surrounding stigma. Choice Words: A collection of writing about abortion is a cri de coeur; a passionate appeal from writers, thinkers, musicians, actors, comedians, activists and political staffers, offering personal stories of abortion alongside historical records and political anecdotes. At a time when abortion is a criminal act and prosecution is a real risk in parts of Australia, this book is needed more than ever. In 2018, the world watched aghast when a Tasmanian woman lost her job at a high-profile sporting agency for tweeting the truth: even in states where abortion is legal, access can be nearly impossible. This treasury of stories highlights the sheer, unspoken commonality of abortion. Women have been dealing with the risks and the fall-out for longer than there is record. It is poignant, wise, funny and true; a salute to those who have been working in the field, a celebration of how far we've come, an electrifying caterwaul at how far we still have to go, and a clarion call to action
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Dewey number
363.460994
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Swinn, Louise
  • Plibersek, Tanya
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abortion
  • Abortion
  • Women
  • Abortion
Label
Choice words : a collection of writing about abortion, edited by Louise Swinn ; [foreword by Tanya Plibersek]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 350 pages
Isbn
9781760875220
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Choice words : a collection of writing about abortion, edited by Louise Swinn ; [foreword by Tanya Plibersek]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 350 pages
Isbn
9781760875220
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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