📖[PDF] Punishing Disease by Trevor Hoppe | Perlego
Get access to over 700,000 titles
Start your free trial today and explore our endless library.
Join perlego now to get access to over 700,000 books
Join perlego now to get access to over 700,000 books
Join perlego now to get access to over 700,000 books
Join perlego now to get access to over 700,000 books
Punishing Disease
Punishing Disease
📖 Book - PDF

Punishing Disease

Trevor Hoppe
shareBook
Share book
pages
288 pages
language
English
format
PDF
unavailableOnMobile
Only available on web
📖 Book - PDF

Punishing Disease

Trevor Hoppe
Book details
Table of contents
Citations

About This Book

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. Punishing Disease looks at how HIV was transformed from sickness to badness under the criminal law and investigates the consequences of inflicting penalties on people living with disease. Now that the door to criminalizing sickness is open, what other ailments will follow? With moves in state legislatures to extend HIV-specific criminal laws to include diseases such as hepatitis and meningitis, the question is more than academic.

Read More

Information

Publisher
University of California Press
Year
2017
ISBN
9780520965300
Topic
Social Sciences
Subtopic
Criminology
Edition
1

Table of contents