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The AIDS pandemic : complacency, injustice, and unfulfilled expectations

Author: Lawrence O Gostin; M D Kirby
Publisher: Chapel Hill ; London : The University of North Carolina Press, [2004] ©2004
Series: Studies in social medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of essays, Lawrence O. Gostin confronts the pressing and controversial issues surrounding AIDS in America and around the world. He shows how HIV/AIDS affects the entire US population - infected and uninfected - by influencing its social norms, economy, and the country's role.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe).
AIDS pandemic.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003016078
(OCoLC)52720778
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence O Gostin; M D Kirby
ISBN: 080787583X 9780807875834 9780807828304 0807828300
OCLC Number: 62338630
Description: 1 online resource (xli, 445 pages) : illustrations
Contents: AIDS policy, politics, and law in context --
The AIDS litigation project: the social impact of AIDS --
The AIDS litigation project: privacy, discrimination, and vulnerable persons --
Human rights and public health in the HIV/AIDS pandemic --
Health informational privacy in the HIV/AIDS epidemic --
Stigma, social risk, and discrimination --
Testing and screening in the HIV/AIDS epidemic: a public health and human rights --
Approach --
National HIV/AIDS reporting --
Piercing the veil of secrecy: partner notification, the right to know, and the --
Duty to warn --
The politics of AIDS: compulsory state powers, public health, and civil liberties --
Testing, counseling, and treatment after sexual assault --
Rights and duties of health care workers living with HIV/AIDS --
Perinatal transmission of HIV: controversies in screening and policy --
The interconnected epidemics of AIDS and drug dependency --
Screening and exclusion of travelers and immigrants --
The global reach of HIV/AIDS: science, politics, economics, and research --
AIDS policy, politics, and law: reflections on the pandemic.
Series Title: Studies in social medicine.
Responsibility: Lawrence O. Gostin ; foreword by Michael Kirby.
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