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The Resource Punishing disease : HIV and the criminalization of sickness, Trevor Hoppe

Punishing disease : HIV and the criminalization of sickness, Trevor Hoppe

Label
Punishing disease : HIV and the criminalization of sickness
Title
Punishing disease
Title remainder
HIV and the criminalization of sickness
Statement of responsibility
Trevor Hoppe
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From the very beginning of the epidemic, AIDS was linked to punishment. Calls to punish people living with HIV -- mostly stigmatized minorities -- began before doctors had even settled on a name for the disease. Punitive attitudes toward AIDS prompted lawmakers around the country to introduce legislation aimed at criminalizing the behaviors of people living with HIV. Punishing Disease explains how this happened -- and its consequences. With the door to criminalizing sickness now open, what other ailments will follow? As lawmakers move to tack on additional diseases such as hepatitis and meningitis to existing law, the question is more than academic"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CU-S/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoppe, Trevor
Dewey number
362.19697/92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA643.83
LC item number
.H67 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2018 B-297
  • WC 503.4 AA1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • AIDS (Disease)
Label
Punishing disease : HIV and the criminalization of sickness, Trevor Hoppe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223125645755
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221- 262) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Punishment : AIDS in the shadow of an American institution -- Controlling Typhoid Mary -- "HIV stops with me" -- The public health police -- Making HIV a crime -- HIV on trial -- Victim impact -- Conclusion : Punishing disease -- Appendix 1 : methods : on the anatomy of a social problem -- Appendix 2 : state HIV bills
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 275 pages
Isbn
9780520291584
Lccn
2017020960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)981117906
Label
Punishing disease : HIV and the criminalization of sickness, Trevor Hoppe
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223125645755
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221- 262) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Punishment : AIDS in the shadow of an American institution -- Controlling Typhoid Mary -- "HIV stops with me" -- The public health police -- Making HIV a crime -- HIV on trial -- Victim impact -- Conclusion : Punishing disease -- Appendix 1 : methods : on the anatomy of a social problem -- Appendix 2 : state HIV bills
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 275 pages
Isbn
9780520291584
Lccn
2017020960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)981117906

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