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There are few issues more politically charged than abortion. In her new book, "Opposition and Intimidation: The Abortion Wars and Strategies of Political Harassment," Alesha Doan, assistant professor of political science, examines how the anti-abortion camp's use of political harassment fits -- or doesn't -- with conventional political methods in the abortion debate. Doan presents a quantitative analysis of how harassment has worked within the movement's strategy, which she argues has forced a decline in the popularity and availability of abortions.

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