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Call # RA643.8 .G675 2004
Author Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe)
Title The AIDS pandemic : complacency, injustice, and unfulfilled expectations / Lawrence O. Gostin ; foreword by Michael Kirby
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004
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Descript. xli, 445 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Series Studies in social medicine
Summary/Abstract "In this collection of essays, Lawrence O. Gostin, an internationally recognized scholar of AIDS law and policy, confronts the most pressing and controversial issues surrounding AIDS in America and around the world. He shows how HIV/AIDS affects the entire population - infected and uninfected - by influencing our social norms, our economy, and our country's role as a world leader." "Gostin blends his own legal scholarship with social commentary on AIDS policy, politics, and law. He gauges the national and international responses to the pandemic from its origins in 1981 through an initial phase of public denial and then a phase of intense awareness and mobilization. We are now in a third phase, he asserts, which is marked by complacency, injustice, and unfulfilled expectations."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-432) and indexes
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects
AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy
OCLC # 52720778
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Michael Kirby 
Pt. 1AIDS 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
Pt. 2Rights and Dignity 
4Human Rights and Public Health in the HIV/AIDS Pandemic61
5Health Information Privacy in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic89
6Stigma, Social Risk, and Discrimination109
Pt. 3Policy, 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 of Warn167
10The Politics of AIDS: Compulsory State Powers, Public Health, and Civil Liberties179
Pt. 4Special 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
Pt. 5AIDS 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
 Selected Bibliography415
 Index of Cases431
 General Index433