- Abortion and Moral Theory by L.W. Sumner
Princeton, 246 pp, £9.20, May 1981, ISBN 0 691 07262 0
Twenty years ago abortion was illegal in most countries and nearly always hazardous: today it is legal in most developed countries and a routine medical procedure. It is hard to think of another goal of the reforming movements of the last two decades which has been so widely achieved.