Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State, and Disease Surveillance in America (California Milbank Books on Health and the Public)

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Authors: Amy L. Fairchild, Ronald Bayer, James Colgrove
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Medicine > Diseases
Pages: 368
Language: english
Year: 2007
ISBN 10: 0520253256
ISBN 13: 9781435611481
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

This is the first history of public health surveillance in the United States to span more than a century of conflict and controversy. The practice of reporting the names of those with disease to health authorities inevitably poses questions about...