AIDS and the Law
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AIDS and the Law Basic Guide for the Non-lawyer by Allan H. Terl

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Published by Hemisphere Pub.Co., U.S. .
Written in English

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StatementAllan H. Terl.
The Physical Object
Pagination(204)p. ;
Number of Pages204
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Open LibraryOL21935108M
ISBN 101560322195

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Familiarize yourself with the complex legal issues surrounding HIV and AIDS. You get comprehensive coverage of the legal aspects of HIV issues, beginning with a medical overview of the virus, written for the layperson, and continuing through public health issues, corporate concerns, public services, criminal law, immigration policies, and other by: Where law has been introduced in these works, it often is narrow in focus and, given the rapid changes in the field, no longer up to date. This book does not purport to discuss all legal issues in all jurisdictions relating to HIV/AIDS, but rather to choose selectively those that have particular relevance for social work and social Donald T. Dickson. Jun 01,  · AIDS and the Sexuality of Law is an ambitious work in which the author assumes the risks of exploring the constitutive role of uncertainty in appellate-level AIDS cases. This is a convincing exploration of the rhetorical means by which the mechanisms of the closet are strengthened - through legal blindness to scientific evidence and by strategic avoidance of scientific by: 8. The Medical Background; Introduction to the Law; AIDS in the Workplace; Educating the Infected Child; Housing the AIDS Victim; AIDS and the Family; Discrimination Against the Handicapped; Negligence and Intentional Torts; Criminal Sanctions and Quarantine; Other Criminal Justice Issues; Health Insurance; Life Insurance; Blood and Tissues; Overview of Health Care Issues; Confidentiality Issues; .

HIV disease/AIDS: medical background / Abe M. Macher --Introduction to the law / William H.L. Dornette --AIDS in the workplace / David W. Webber --Educating children with Human Immunodeficiency Virus / William G. Buss --AIDS and the family / Raymond C. O'Brien --Discrimination against the disabled / Laura R. Gasarach --Negligence and. Although morbidity among HIV/AIDS victims has decreased, the rate of new infections has remained steady for several years, substantially increasing the likelihood that this epidemic will continue and expand as a concern for social workers and their clientele, both of whom will need to be kept informed of the complex laws governing the milieu and the consequences of the disease. HIV/AIDS and the law: a resource manual Kitty Barrett-Grant, AIDS Law Project (University of the Witwatersrand), Aids Legal Network (South Africa) AIDS Law Project and the AIDS Legal Network, - AIDS (Disease) - pages. The second section of the book covers ethical and legal aspects of HIV/AIDS laws that impact social work practice. Policy issues are reflected in laws on privacy and confidentiality in .

Written by leading policymakers, attorneys, scholars, and physicians, it is based on an earlier work,AIDS and the Law, published in This volume thoroughly updates and expands previous discussions of such topics as transmission and treatment, public health measures to stem the epidemic, HIV issues in the health care setting, employment and housing discrimination, HIV education, liability for risky behavior, HIV . SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. HIV and STD Criminal Laws. During the early years of the HIV epidemic, a number of states implemented HIV-specific criminal exposure laws. Some of these state laws criminalize behavior that cannot transmit HIV and apply regardless of actual transmission. As of , 26 states had laws that criminalize HIV exposure. HIV AND AIDS AND THE WORKPLACE—WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW | 3 This booklet offers guidance on how to provide a positive and productive workplace environment for employees who are living with HIV and AIDS.