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Tuskegee's truths : rethinking the Tuskegee syphilis study

Author: Susan M Reverby
Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
Series: Studies in social medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited volume gathers articles, contemporary newspaper accounts, selections from reports and letters, reconsiderations of the study by many of its principal actors, and works of fiction, drama, and poetry to tell the Tuskegee story as never before. Together, these pieces illuminate the ethical issues at play from a remarkable breadth of perspectives and offer an unparalleled look at how the study has been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tuskegee's truths.
Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606374873
Online version:
Tuskegee's truths.
Chapel Hill, NC : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)608408758
Named Person: Tuskegee Syphilis Study.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Reverby
ISBN: 0807825395 9780807825396 0807848522 9780807848524
OCLC Number: 42780423
Description: xviii, 630 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Overview --
II. Contemporary background --
III. Documenting the issues --
IV. The question of treatment --
V. Historical reconsideration --
VI. Rethinking the role of Nurse Rivers --
VII. The legacy of Tuskegee --
VIII. Key actors rethink the study --
IX. Imagining the Tuskegee Syphilis Study --
X. Apology and beyond.
Series Title: Studies in social medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Susan M. Reverby ; [foreword by James H. Jones].

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Between 1932 and 1972 approximately 600 African American men in Alabama served unwittingly as guinea pigs in the Tuskegee syphilis study. This volume gathers articles, contemporary newspaper  Read more...

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