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Nancy Howell Lee
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Nancy Howell Lee, better known as Nancy Howell, is a sociologist and demographer. Educated at Michigan State, University of Michigan, and Brandeis University, she obtained her PhD from the Harvard University Department of Social Relations in 1968. Her dissertation was based on the research reported in The Search for an Abortionist. She taught in the Department of Sociology at the University of Toronto for thirty years, after brief stints at Wellesley College and Princeton University. She is a fellow of the anthropology section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, based on her demographic studies of the !Kung bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. She is retired from teaching, but continues research and writing.

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Women of America, Beware! SCOTUS Wants to Party Like It's 1969

(12) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 11:22 AM

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of the U.S. overturned a Massachusetts law that required anti-abortion protesters to stand back 35 feet from the entrance to any abortion clinic, a law passed in response to widespread harassment and violence directed toward clinic patients and staff. The petitioners averred that...

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