During the post-World War II period, widespread resort to induced abortion
became a well-known peculiarity of the demographic situation in Eastern
European countries. The generally high East European abortion levels resulted
from the interplay of several determinants. This study focuses first on population
policies and the broader socio-economic and demographic conditions that
characterized Eastern Europe during the period 1950-90. It is demonstrated that
the emergence of the...[Show more]
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