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University of Waterloo
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abortion in Canada; reproductive health, reproductive activism, reproductive justice, media activism, public opinion on abortion
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Recent Publications

Katrina Ackerman and Shannon Stettner. “The Public is Not Ready for this.” 1969 and the Long Road to Abortion Access.” Canadian Historical Review. 100, no. 2 (2019): 239-256.

Shannon Stettner, Kristin Burnett, and Travis Hay. Abortion: History, Politics, and Reproductive Justice after Morgentaler (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press). November 2017.

Colleen MacQuarrie, Fiona Bloomer, Claire Pierson, and Shannon Stettner, editors. Crossing Troubled Water: Abortion in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Prince Edward Island. (Island Studies Press, forthcoming 2018).

Shannon Stettner, Katrina Ackerman, Kristin Burnett and Travis Hay. Transcending Borders: Abortion in the Past and Present. (New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017).

Shannon Stettner, editor, Without Apology: Writings on Abortion in Canada (Edmonton: Athabasca University Press, 2016).

Shannon Stettner and Bruce Douville. “‘In the image and likeness of God’: Abortion Law Reform and Religion in Letters to the Editors of Canadian Newspapers in the Sixties.” Journal of Canadian Studies 50.1 (Winter 2016): 179-213.

Shannon Stettner, “‘We Are Forced to Declare War’: Linkages between Women’s Anti-War Protests and the 1970 Abortion Caravan,” Social History/Histoire Sociale 46, no. 92 (November 2013): 159-178.

Shannon Stettner, “‘He is still unwanted’: Women’s Assertions of Authority over Abortion in Letters to the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada,” Canadian Bulletin of Medical History 29.1 (2012): 151-171.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
North America
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Sexuality, Women