Ep. 2 Is abortion a crime ?

11m | Feb 5, 2021

This is the podcast Talking Texts: the podcast about important texts from your degree program. In episode 2 – Is abortion a crime? the hosts Marzia and Marlow will talk about the text “Abortion regimes of the OECD countries and their determining factors by comparison” by Edith Gindulis. This text deals with the issue of abortion and its criminalization. It also discusses which countries have questionable abortion rights.


Time cues

00:01 introduction

01:24 opener

01:26 topic of the text

02:45 statistical background

05:28 conclusion

06:58 discussion

10:37 outro


Links and resources

Gindulis, Edith. Die Abtreibungsregime der OECD-Länder und ihre Bestimmungsfaktoren im Vergleich. Österreichische Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft, 2002, 31. Jg., Nr. 3, S. 315-336.

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Cover art: Anna Mahendra

Music: Felix Spieß

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