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Reconsidering Law and Policy Debates

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  • Page extent: 272 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.5 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 344.7304
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: KF3775 .R388 2011
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Public health laws--United States
    • Medical policy--United States
    • United States--Social policy
    • Civil rights--United States

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Reconsidering Law and Policy Debates
Cambridge University Press
9780521195058 - Reconsidering Law and Policy Debates - A Public Health Perspective - Edited by John G. Culhane
Table of Contents

Contents

Contributors
vii
Introduction
John G. Culhane
1
Part I:   Birth and Death
13
1.        Beyond Privacy: A Population Approach to Reproductive Rights
Wendy E. Parmet
15
2.        Stretching the Boundaries of Public Health: Should We Consider End-of-Life Care a Public Health Issue?
Diane E. Hoffmann
40
Part II:  The Limits of Civil Rights
67
3.        Dying While Black in America: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need and Racial Policy Making
Vernellia R. Randall
69
4.        Public Health and Marriage (Equality)
John G. Culhane
89
Part III: Dimensions of Violence
123
5.        Using Public Health to Reform the Legal and Justice Response to Domestic Violence
Evan Stark
125
6.        Law and Policy Approaches to Keeping Guns from High-Risk People
Jon S. Vernick, Daniel W. Webster and Katherine A. Vittes
153
Part IV:  Beyond Compensation: Public Features of Private Litigation
185
7.        Tort Litigation for the Public’s Health
Elizabeth Weeks Leonard
187
8.        Punitive Damages and the Public Health Agenda
Jean Macchiaroli Eggen
221
Index
255



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