Synopses & Reviews
Based on the struggle over a Fargo, North Dakota, abortion clinic, Contested Lives explores one of the central social conflicts of our time. Both wide-ranging and rich in detail, it speaks not simply to the abortion issue but also to the critical role of womens political activism.
About the Author
Faye D. Ginsburg is Professor of Anthropology at New York University, where she also directs the Center for Media, Culture, and History. Her other works include (with Rayna Rapp) Conceiving the New World Order: The Global Politics of Reproduction (California, 1995).