"Procreation Stories: Reproduction, Nurturance, and Procreation in Life Narratives of Abortion Ac...

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"Procreation Stories: Reproduction, Nurturance, and Procreation in Life Narratives of Abortion Activists" Abortion Activism by Mind Map: "Procreation Stories: Reproduction, Nurturance, and Procreation in Life Narratives of Abortion Activists"     Abortion Activism

1. Overarching themes

1.1. Women on both sides use activism to "frame and interpret" their own personal experiences.

1.1.1. Private intersects with social and historical.

1.2. female social activism mediates the construction of self and gender with larger social, political, and cultural processes.

1.3. The generation of which women come from directly affects their experiences and thereby their viewpoints on abortion.

2. Prochoice Side

2.1. Reached adulthood in the late 60s and early 70s

2.1.1. Part of a generation of actvisim

2.2. Believe women should have broader cultural power due to their own nuturance.

2.2.1. Control of their own reproductive abilities.

3. Prolife Side

3.1. Generation of antifeminsm and those born in the 1950s

3.2. Activism was a way to extend their nuturance outside of their own family

3.3. Believe women should have an uncondtional attachment to their nuturance

3.4. Believe that abortion negates any differences between men and women

4. Similarites between the two sides

4.1. Ambivalance towards motherhood

4.2. Religion and family ties play an enormous part in their opinions

4.3. Nuturance

4.4. Personal experiences play a huge part in their opinions

4.5. Both sides believe their activism is an extension of feminism and feminist ideals