Abortion and Woman’s Choice: The State, Sexuality, and by Rosalind Pollack Petchesky

By Rosalind Pollack Petchesky

A holistic figuring out of abortion from a feminist viewpoint, together with the historical past of its perform and kingdom regulations to include it; the social, fiscal, and cultural stipulations lower than which ladies put it to use; and the felony, ethical, and political battles that encompass it.

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Doch hier tut sich bereits wieder das nachste Problem auf: gerade ihre ausgesprochene Theoriefeindlichkeit, von der bereits Greiffenhagen zu berichten wufite, hatte es oftmals verhindert, dafi die korporativen ldeologen ihre nebulosen Gesellschaftsvorstellungen iiberhaupt zu Papier brachten. Zudem finden sich gerade in der prafaschistischen Literatur nur einige wenige Werke, in denen etwas ausfiihrlicher die utopische Vision einer rtickwarts gewandten Standegesellschaft dargelegt wurde. Auf diese wird hier vorrangig zurUckgegriffen werden, da sie erfahrungsgemlill auch den gro6eren Einflufi ausgeiibt haben.

Kliinmg ihren Anfang nehmen konnte (Koselleck 1992); vergleiche auch Moller 1986: 281-288 sowie Holscher 1979. 2. Feudale Rechtfertigung des Standestaates (Moser) 43 Wenn Moser also die Vorzuge von standischen Herrschaftsstrukturen allzuoft po1emisch anpries und damit die alte Feuda10rdnung ideologisch gegen den aufstrebenden absolutistischen Staat zu verteidigen suchte, so geschah dieses aus der Perspektive eines zur herrschenden Klasse zahlenden politischen Praktikers (Batscha, Garber 1981: 20; GreifIenhagen 1986: 165f; Kondylis 1986: 284).

Moser wandte sich gegen die Begriffskategorie der individuellen Freiheit an sich, urn demgegenuber kollektive Freiheiten in ihrer pluralen Form mit geschichtlichen Bedeutungsinhalten auskleiden zu wollen. Es ist dieses ein Klammern an Geschichte und an praktisch erfahrbare Geschichtlichkeit, das den gesellschaftspolitischen Skeptizismus Mosers bestimmte und ihn unausweichlich in Opposition zum Rationaiitatsprinzip der Aufldarung bringen mufite. Urn einer bevorstehenden, in der Rousseauschen Souveranitatstheorie bereits angelegten Demokratisierung der Gesellschaft entgehen zu konnen, bedurfte es einer ruckwartsgewandten Gesellschaftstheorie, die auf den freiwillig geschlossenen Contract Social verzichten konnte, ohne aber dabei vollends ideologische Begrtindungsanspruche einbtillen zu mussen.

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