Date of Award

1972

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

Physical Description

55 pages

Subjects

Unmarried mothers -- Oregon, Abortion -- Oregon, University of Oregon. Medical School

DOI

10.15760/etd.1560

Abstract

This study was conducted at the University of Oregon Medical School located in Portland, Oregon. This school has performed many abortions since Oregon liberalized its abortion law in 1969. In Oregon in 1968 before the abortion law was changed there were 238 abortions performed, 35% of these were for women under the age of 19. During 1971 there were 6,997 abortions of these 2,625 were for girls of age 19 and younger.

Description

A practicum submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Social Work, Portland State University

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/10659

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