This book examines the shape and direction of public attitudes toward abortion. It looks at the social and demographic basis of public opinion on the abortion issue. The book is also concerned with the consequences of abortion politics.
1. Abortion and American Politics 2. The Social Bases of Abortion Attitudes 3. The Subjective Bases of Abortion Attitudes 4. Religion and Abortion Attitudes 5. Who is Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, and in Between? 6. The Electoral Politics of Abortion 7. From Rights to Policy: The Future of the Abortion Debate