The AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations / Edition 1

The AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations / Edition 1

by Lawrence O. Gostin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807828300

ISBN-13: 9780807828304

Pub. Date: 02/23/2004

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations

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AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807828304
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Series:
Studies in Social Medicine Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Prefacexix
Abbreviationsxxxix
Part 1.AIDS in the Courtroom
1AIDS Policy, Politics, and Law in Context3
2The AIDS Litigation Project: The Social Impact of AIDS27
3The AIDS Litigation Project: Privacy, Discrimination, and Vulnerable Persons41
Part 2.Rights and Dignity
4Human Rights and Public Health in the HIV/AIDS Pandemic61
5Health Informational Privacy in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic89
6Stigma, Social Risk, and Discrimination109
Part 3.Policy, Politics, and Ethics
7Testing and Screening in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Public Health and Human Rights Approach133
8National HIV/AIDS Reporting151
9Piercing the Veil of Secrecy: Partner Notification, the Right to Know, and the Duty to Warn167
10The Politics of AIDS: Compulsory State Powers, Public Health, and Civil Liberties179
Part 4.Special Populations
11Testing, Counseling, and Treatment after Sexual Assault201
12Rights and Duties of Health Care Workers Living with HIV/AIDS217
13Perinatal Transmission of HIV: Controversies in Screening and Policy231
14The Interconnected Epidemics of AIDS and Drug Dependency247
Part 5.AIDS in the World
15Screening and Exclusion of Travelers and Immigrants279
16The Global Reach of HIV/AIDS: Science, Politics, Economics, and Research289
17AIDS Policy, Politics, and Law: Reflections on the Pandemic319
Notes327
Selected Bibliography415
Index of Cases431
General Index433

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