Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS : Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS : Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

by Theodore J. Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195109422

ISBN-13: 9780195109429

Pub. Date: 11/06/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book examines the issues surrounding the growing epidemic of wome n and children with HIV and AIDS. It explores such issues as discrimin ation in employment, housing, health care, and education, and looks at medical testing, confidentiality, reproductive freedom, income assist ance, child welfare, and child custody. Focusing on the federal and st ate statutes

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This book examines the issues surrounding the growing epidemic of wome n and children with HIV and AIDS. It explores such issues as discrimin ation in employment, housing, health care, and education, and looks at medical testing, confidentiality, reproductive freedom, income assist ance, child welfare, and child custody. Focusing on the federal and st ate statutes that protect women and children with HIV and AIDS from di scrimination, this book also examines the statutes that govern the ope ration of the public systems to which significant numbers of women wit h HIV and AIDS turn to for financial and medical needs, housing assist ance, and social services. Clear and accessible, this book is vital re ading for anyone interested in learning more about the policies, provi sions, and legal concepts surrounding this issue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195109429
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/06/1997
Series:
Child Welfare: A Series in Child Welfare Practice, Policy, and Research Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,089,352
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Key to Abbreviations
1. Introduction
Part I. The Emergence of AIDS in the United States and the Response of the Federal Government
Part II. The Emergence of HIV
2. The Policy Framework: Status Conferring Policies
Part I. Overview of Statutory Provisions
Part II. Statutory Terms and Their Application by the Courts
Part III. Summary
3. The Policy Framework: Benefit Conferring Policies
Part I. Financial Assistance
Part II. Medical Care
Part III. Social Services and Housing
Part IV. Summary
4. The Care of Children and the Child Welfare System
Part I. Child Care and Long-Range Planning
Part II. Child Welfare System
Part III. Summary
5. Confidentiality, Testing, and Reproductive Choice
Part I. Testing and Confidentiality
Part II. Testing and Confidentiality: The Legal Framework
Part III. Reproductive Choice
Part IV. Summary
6. Adolescents and HIV and AIDS: Population Demographics and Prevention Strategies
Part I. The Incidence and Prevalence of HIV and AIDS Among Adolescents
Part II. AIDS Education Programs
Part III. Summary and Conclusion
7. Welfare Reform and Its Effects on Women and Children with HIV and AIDS
Part I. Welfare Reform and the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families Block Grant
Notes
Table of Cases
Bibliography

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