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Conscientious Objection and Harm Reduction in Europe
(Women's Link Worldwide and O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health, 2014-10)
Conscientious objection to the provision of health care raises important philosophical and practical questions. Is it justifiable for a health care professional to act against a legal obligation on the grounds that such ...
Reproducing Irishness: Race, Gender, and Abortion Law
(University of Toronto Press, 2005-12-01)
This article draws on Nira Yuval-Davis's theory of gender and nation and on Etienne Balibar's theory of race and nationalism to develop the argument that race is one significant means by which the legal regime of the ...
Contesting the cruel treatment of pregnant women
(Human Rights in Ireland Blog, 2014-08)
Legal Form, Commodities and Reproduction: Reading Pashukanis
(Routledge Cavendish, 2013-12)
This chapter offers a feminist reading of Pashukanis’s legal theory as a contribution to critical evaluation of the relationship between legality, commodification and gender. Contemporary feminist interests in the relationship ...
Peripheral governance: administering transnational health-care flows
(Cambridge University Press, 2013)
This paper develops the concept of peripheral governance as a kind of legal transnationalism that is being generated by responses to outward travel for health care. I argue for a recuperation of the ‘peripheral’ in order ...
Conscientious objection, harm reduction and abortion care
(Manchester University Press, 2016-02-28)
The scope of any legal right to refuse abortion care merits particular consideration given the recent passing of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 (PLDPA). Irish health scholarship and practice may benefit ...
Civic Feminism and Voluntary Abortion Care: A Story of ESCORT's Contribution to Reproductive Justice
(Cork University Press, 2015-10)
Negotiating Strangeness on the Abortion Trail
Negotiating strangeness refers to a set of feminist care practices that feel out ‘the trail’ as a timespace occupied by those travelling in search of abortion. Responding to Lentin (2004), and drawing on Ahmed (2000) and ...