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Abortion Law in Transnational Perspective: Cases and Controversies
  1. Sam Rowlands
  1. Visiting Professor, School of Health and Social Care, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK;

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Cook RJ, Erdman JN, Dickens BM (eds). Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. ISBN-13: 978-0-812-24627-8. Price: £45.50. Pages: 480 (hardback)

This is a 16-chapter book written entirely by lawyers. It is edited by three eminent lawyers who developed the renowned International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program at the University of Toronto. It is aimed at those with a legal background. Will those from other disciplines benefit from reading it?

I would say it is well worth dipping in to. All chapters are written to a high standard of scholarship and in a lucid and accessible style. The chapters that cover constitutional law are …

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