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Abortion

Gretchen E. Ely.

in Social Work

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 12628 words.

Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, which includes deliberate termination and spontaneous termination, also referred to as “miscarriage.” The term “abortion” is typically associated...

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Abortion

D. Lynn Jackson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 2115 words.

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the

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Abortion

D. Lynn Jackson.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Practical Ethics; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2031 words.

Until the 19th century, abortion law was nonexistent and abortion was not seen as a moral issue. However, by the turn of the 20th century, abortion was legally defined and controlled in...

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abortion

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 409 words.

Planned termination of a foetus. A private member’s bill led to the legalization of abortion through the Abortion Act (

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Abraham Epstein

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

(1892–1942) Abraham Epstein, a Russian immigrant who came to the United States in 1910, was a leader in the post-World War I movement for passage of social security legislation. A graduate...

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ABRAHAM, Eric Antony (<i>born</i> 1954), film, theatre and television producer

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Human Rights and Immigration; Media Studies; Film; Radio. 212 words.

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Abraham Flexner

Overview page. Subjects: Social Work.

(1866–1959) Abraham Flexner was an educator and educational reformer who influenced social work through his challenge to the professional status of the field. Of immigrant background,...

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ABSENT FEDERAL ACTION, STATES TACKLE THE CONUNDRUM OF FINANCING LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS

in The Gerontologist

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 274 words.

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absent without explanation

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 81 words.

People who are informally admitted to psychiatric units are not detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) and

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absent without leave

John Harris and Vicky White.

in A Dictionary of Social Work and Social Care

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work. 137 words.

People who are detained in a psychiatric unit under the Mental Health Act (1983) can be granted leave

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