Gostin, Lawrence O.

The AIDS pandemic : complacency, injustice, and unfulfilled expectations / Lawrence O. Gostin ; foreword by Michael Kirby. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004. - xli, 445 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - Studies in social medicine .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

0807828300 (cloth : alk. paper)

Public Policy.
Disease Outbreaks--history.
HIV Infections.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
AIDS (Disease)--Government policy.
AIDS (Disease)--Social aspects.

RA643.8 / .G675 2004


WC 503 / G682a 2003

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