The AIDS Pandemic: Complacency, Injustice, and Unfulfilled Expectations - Studies in Social Medicine (Hardback)Lawrence O. Gostin (author)
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Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 32 mm
Edition: New edition
"[A] comprehensive and informative text. . . . This is an excellent resource for anyone working with or concerned about HIV and AIDS."--"Choice"
["The AIDS Pandemic" brings] together [Gostin's] many essays in an effort to understand past failures and future possibilities.--"The Nation"
This is an important book at the intersection of law, human rights and public policy. With a wealth of evidence from the US and globally, Lawrence Gostin makes an incontrovertible case that good public health must be grounded in the respect for rights and dignity.--Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director, Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS)
[The AIDS Pandemic brings] together [Gostin's] many essays in an effort to understand past failures and future possibilities.--The Nation
[A] comprehensive and informative text. . . . This is an excellent resource for anyone working with or concerned about HIV and AIDS.--Choice
A comprehensive review of the social, ethical, political, and legal debates surrounding the AIDS pandemic. . . . Well organized. . . . Covers a wide range of topics. . . . Easy reading. . . . The author writes from the perspective of an insider intimately involved with the creation and evolution of AIDS policies. . . . Gostin's public policy arguments are evidence-based. . . . The AIDS Pandemic is a well-written book that accomplishes its stated goal, to provide an extensive review of U.S. HIV/AIDS laws and policies. The book's greatest strength is its comprehensiveness. . . . This book's lasting value is that it depicts clearly how AIDS laws and policies have and continue to negatively impact on the lives of HIV-infected individuals.--American Journal of Bioethics
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