9780756781002

Blood Feuds: AIDS, Blood, And the Politics of Medical Disaster

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  • ISBN13:

    9780756781002

  • ISBN10:

    0756781000

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: DIANE PUBLISHING CO

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Table of Contents

Contributors xi
Introduction: Understanding the Blood Feuds 1(18)
Ronald Bayer
Eric Feldman
Part I National Encounters with Blood and AIDS
Blood and AIDS in America: Science, Politics, and the Making of an latrogenic Catastrophe
19(40)
Ronald Bayer
HIV and Blood in Japan: Transforming Private Conflict into Public Scandal
59(36)
Eric A. Feldman
The Nation's Blood: Medicine, Justice, and the State in France
95(32)
Monika Steffen
From Trust to Tragedy: HIV/AIDS and the Canadian Blood System
127(34)
Norbert Gilmore
Margaret A. Somerville
The Never-Ending Story? The Political and Legal Controversies over HIV and the Blood Supply in Denmark
161(30)
Erik Albaek
Blood ``Scandal'' and AIDS in Germany
191(22)
Stephan Dressler
Blood, Bureaucracy and Law: Responding to HIV-Tainted Blood in Italy
213(30)
Umberto Izzo
HIV-Contaminated Blood and Australian Policy: The Limits of Success
243(30)
John Ballard
Part II Comparative Perspectives on the Politics of Medical Disaster
Cultural Perspectives on Blood
273(20)
Dorothy Nelkin
The Politics of Blood: Hemophilia Activism in the AIDS Crisis
293(30)
David Kirp
The Circulation of Blood: AIDS, Blood, and the Economics of Information
323(26)
Sherry Glied
Conclusion: The Comparative Politics of Contaminated Blood: From Hesitancy to Scandal 349(18)
Theodore R. Marmor
Patricia A. Dillon
Stephen Scher
Index 367

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