CU Population Center

Institute of Behavioral Science

Laura Sochas: “Austerity as reproductive injustice: Did local government spending cuts unequally impact births?”

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Abstract: Large local government spending cuts in England, spanning over a decade of austerity politics, have severely restricted the universal services and public goods that shape parenting environments. Drawing on the Reproductive Justice framework, we ask whether restricting the right to parent in safe and healthy environments impinged on the right to have children. To do ... Read more