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AIDS and the law : [electronic resource] a guide for the public / edited by Harlon L. Dalton, Scott Burris, and the Yale AIDS Law Project.

Contributor(s): Dalton, Harlon L | Burris, Scott | Yale AIDS Law Project.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c1987Description: xvii, 382 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0300040784 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780300040784 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0300040776 (hard : alk. paper); 9780300040777 (hard : alk. paper).Subject(s): AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- United States | AIDS (Disease) -- United States | United States Man AIDS Legal aspects | Sida -- Droit -- États-Unis | Sida -- États-Unis | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- United States -- Legislation | AIDS | Recht | AIDS | Recht | Aufsatzsammlung | USADDC classification: 344.73/04369792 | 347.3044369792 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
A little law for non-lawyers / Scott Burris -- The AIDS epidemic : discovery of a new disease / June E. Osborn -- The transmission of AIDS / Richard Green -- A historical perspective / Allan M. Brandt -- Traditional public health strategies / Larry Gostin -- Schoolchildren with AIDS / Frederic C. Kass -- Prostitution as a public health issue / John F. Decker -- Education as prevention / Jane Harris Ailen -- AIDS in the workplace / Arthur S. Leonard -- Screening workers for AIDS / Mark A. Rothstein -- Housing issues / Daniel R. Mandelker -- Torts : private lawsuits about AIDS / Donald H.J. Hermann -- The right to medical treatment / Taunya Lovell Banks -- Insurance / Mark Scherzer -- Doctors and patients : responsibilities in a confidential relationship / Richard Belitsky, Robert A. Solomon -- Physicians versus lawyers : a conflict of cultures / Daniel M. Fox -- The military / Rhonda R. Rivera -- Prisons / Urvashi Vaid -- Intravenous drug abusers / Catherine O'Neill -- The Black community / Wayne L. Greaves -- The lesbian and gay community / Mark S. Senak.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-372) and index.

A little law for non-lawyers / Scott Burris -- Part I. The medical background -- The AIDS epidemic : discovery of a new disease / June E. Osborn -- The transmission of AIDS / Richard Green -- A historical perspective / Allan M. Brandt -- Part II. Government responses to AIDS -- Traditional public health strategies / Larry Gostin -- Schoolchildren with AIDS / Frederic C. Kass -- Prostitution as a public health issue / John F. Decker -- Education as prevention / Jane Harris Ailen -- Part III. Private sector responses to AIDS -- AIDS in the workplace / Arthur S. Leonard -- Screening workers for AIDS / Mark A. Rothstein -- Housing issues / Daniel R. Mandelker -- Torts : private lawsuits about AIDS / Donald H.J. Hermann -- Part IV. AIDS and health care -- The right to medical treatment / Taunya Lovell Banks -- Insurance / Mark Scherzer -- Doctors and patients : responsibilities in a confidential relationship / Richard Belitsky, Robert A. Solomon -- Physicians versus lawyers : a conflict of cultures / Daniel M. Fox -- Part V. AIDS in institutions -- The military / Rhonda R. Rivera -- Prisons / Urvashi Vaid -- Part VI. Confronting AIDS : the problems of special groups -- Intravenous drug abusers / Catherine O'Neill -- The Black community / Wayne L. Greaves -- The lesbian and gay community / Mark S. Senak.

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