• Academic Credits: 3

, Cross-listed with 01:840:220

Abortion is one of the most socially contested issues of our time. Using a historical and sociological lens, this course seeks to understand the issues in a more contextual and less polemic manner. This course will explore the history of abortion, key legal and public health aspects, the anti-abortion social movement, the realities of abortion provision, abortion in popular culture and public opinion, and abortion in the international arena.