Northern Ireland’s medical profession in the twentieth-century, its practices and historical relationship with abortion legislation

Mark Benson

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Abstract

An examination of the ‘acceptable indications’ for legal therapeutic abortion by the medical profession in Northern Ireland between 1900 and 1968 in conjunction with the contemporaneous legislation. The paper explores the practical and ideological position local medical profession and asks whether Northern Ireland physicians could be considered different to their colleagues in Great Britain.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 07 Aug 2014
EventAbortion: The Unifinished Revolution. - University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Duration: 07 Aug 201408 Aug 2014
http://projects.upei.ca/cmacquarrie/abortion-the-unfinished-revolution/

Conference

ConferenceAbortion: The Unifinished Revolution.
CountryCanada
CityCharlottetown
Period07/08/201408/08/2014
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Keywords

  • Abortion
  • Medical History
  • Legal History
  • Northern Ireland

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Benson, M. (2014). Northern Ireland’s medical profession in the twentieth-century, its practices and historical relationship with abortion legislation. Paper presented at Abortion: The Unifinished Revolution., Charlottetown, Canada.
Benson, Mark. / Northern Ireland’s medical profession in the twentieth-century, its practices and historical relationship with abortion legislation. Paper presented at Abortion: The Unifinished Revolution., Charlottetown, Canada.
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