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AIDS in the industrialized democracies

AIDS in the industrialized democracies

passions, politics, and policies

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Europe.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Canada.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Japan.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Government policy -- Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid L. Kirp and Ronald Bayer, editors.
    ContributionsKirp, David L., Bayer, Ronald.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 393 p. ;
    Number of Pages393
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18550644M
    ISBN 100773509569, 0773509577
    LC Control Number92090283

    But the hosting of the conference in Africa highlighted the growing disparities between the developed world, where antiretroviral therapies are increasingly available, and the Third World where they remain largely unknown. This is a refreshing and readable book in which AIDS is used as a lens to understand the public health enterprise ranging from leprosy and syphilis to tuberculosis and SARS. The idea was simply that the government should let the people have a greater impact on the decisions that shape their lives. Kaiser Family Foundation. Lowered fertility demands family planning education and technology, along with greater freedom for women.

    Baldwin does such a good job of showing the muddled and ever-changing nature of aids policy that his thesis about the legacy of infectious-disease laws is not always convincing. One of the defining characteristics of an epidemic is in fact the pressure it generates for decisive and visible community response. Transcendentalism was the reaction, made distinctive by its borrowings from European Romanticism. It should be required reading for anybody already concerned with AIDS or the politics of public health and is a stimulating contribution to broader debates about institutional change and social policy in the modern state. Wendy E. Taken together, mass tourism, work migration, and refugee displacements account for a good deal of the world's exchange of people -- and of HIV.

    Most of the economy is privately owned in each, and all have industries run by the government. He situates the range of responses to AIDS within the span of past attempts to control contagious disease and discovers the crucial role that history has played in developing these various approaches. One of the defining characteristics of an epidemic is in fact the pressure it generates for decisive and visible community response. Yet these are powerful forces, linked to economic and political globalization that are essential to understanding the "global pandemic.


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EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, REEL 376

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AIDS in the industrialized democracies book

Baldwin finds that the various tactics adopted to fight AIDS have AIDS in the industrialized democracies book largely from those adopted against the classic epidemic diseases of the nineteenth century—especially cholera—and that they reflect the long institutional memories embodied in public health institutions.

Today, there is an abundance of solid evidence about how HIV is transmitted and what types of prevention can stop transmission before the epidemic reaches African proportions.

In the stress of an epidemic. The third wave of AIDS, which is breaking upon the world now, focuses mainly on those areas of the globe which were isolated from the first and second waves, sometimes for geographic reasons but mainly for political and historical reasons. These epidemics interact but they are driven by very distinct forces.

The next decade would continue to be characterized by grinding urban poverty and overstretched health care systems, with uneven global development causing the poorest countries to become "reservoirs" of infectious disease. An early passage promises a discussion of Dorothy Day and Cesar Chavez as exemplars of both head and heart.

Wills never loses sight of contemporary affairs, and readers will have no doubt where his political sympathies lie. She also served as clinical director for AIDS at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, one of the first hospitals in the country to create such a position. Body Positive Aug.

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In the industrialized world, where much of the initial transmission of AIDS was via homosexual sex, conservative political leaders shied away from addressing what they viewed as a distinctly unpleasant, if not abhorrent, subject. Refugee displacements: From Angola and Cambodia in the s to Kosovo and East Timor in the s, political turmoil, civil unrest, and outright warfare have a unique ability to displace populations amidst conditions of chaos.

And so, it is more accurate to speak of multiple, separate, if overlapping, AIDS epidemics as being part of one worldwide "parallel pandemic. Most of the presentations and slideshows on PowerShow.

He situates the range of responses to AIDS within the span of past attempts to control contagious disease and discovers the crucial role that history has played in developing these various approaches.

He is the author or coauthor of more than publications, primarily in the areas of demographic methodology and reproductive health. Previously, she was a clinical associate in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation at the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases and then senior staff fellow in the clinical oncology program at the National Cancer Institute.

But at the same time we need to remember that the future is not preordained. Yet for many in the U. Likewise, even at the height of the Cold War, there were many issues that never really fit into the framework of the superpower rivalry: environmental degradation, the population explosion, international trade, decolonization, drug smuggling, and others.

Of course, even this division of the global AIDS epidemic into ten regions only begins to point out the multiple challenges posed by HIV around the world.

More recently Martin Luther King Jr. We'll even convert your presentations and slide shows into the universal Flash format with all their original multimedia glory, including animation, 2D and 3D transition effects, embedded music or other audio, or even video embedded in slides.

The most notorious case was that of the much-traveled gay French Canadian flight attendant Gaetan Dugas, regarded as the so-called "Patient Zero" of the North American epidemic. This explanation for the spread of HIV may appeal to those who see "hedonism" as the root of the AIDS epidemic, but the realities are based in much harsher economic and political realities.

What is different here is the timing: these events are happening in the late s, not the mid- or late s, a fact which may offer some hope for blunting the impact of AIDS in the region.

Yet while such traditional anti-Communist concepts of security may be reassuring, geopolitics has never been a clear-cut affair, not even during the Cold War itself.

Similarly, the use of antiretroviral therapies is, inevitably, promoting new strains of drug-resistant HIV and other infectious agents that will circulate throughout the world. So it was jarring for some old Cold Warriors to hear that the United States now officially regards the global AIDS epidemic as a threat to national security.

A decade after the collapse of the Berlin Wall -- and much of Communism along with it -- there is almost a nostalgia among some in America for the "simplicity" of the Cold War.

The Massachusetts Puritans of the 17th century predated both, and their shadow looms over all later episodes. In uneven and imperfect ways, democratic regimes achieve a series of balances better than any other type of government Between the governors and the governed Between the political world and the rest of society Between unbridled capitalism and the interests of those who do not benefit much from it Between personal freedoms and the need to maintain order and forge coherent public policy About PowerShow.

AIDS may be a global phenomenon, but the connections between the various "global areas of affinity" are often far from clear.

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By means of the Enlightenment.David L. Kirp 11 DAVID L. KIRP. Professor. Goldman School of Public Policy. AIDS in the Industrialized Democracies: Passions, Politics, and Policies Named "outstanding book on the subject of human rights in the United States" for by the Gustavus Meyers Center for the Study of Human Rights; listed on.

Dec 09,  · Why, they ask, has religion thrived so much more in America than in the rest of the industrialized democracies (where, by now, only tiny minorities still go to.

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Global AIDS: The Big Picture

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Baldwin pursues his fascinating work on the politics of public health with this fine comparative study of policies adopted by developed nations to prevent and combat AIDS.

Among many other paradoxes, he notes that states as different as the United States and Sweden took the most interventionist measures, whereas France and Germany "adopted a much more laissez-faire attitude." Ideology had far.

Jun 01,  · Focusing on the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, and, to a lesser extent, Denmark, Italy, and other industrialized democracies, he shows that some countries, like the U.S.

and Sweden, took relatively authoritarian and interventionist policies to come to grips with the AIDS epidemic, whereas other places, such as Bavaria in Author: Katherine Elaine Bliss. Aug 01,  · Northeast Asia includes Japan and Korea, which in many respects resemble the industrialized democracies, as well as China, in which some .