AIDS in America

  • Charles H. Russell
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Whether one views it as an indictment of our lifestyle or merely as a The present volume is offered as a contribution to the information failure in the progress of science and medicine, the AIDS epidemic is campaign in the battle against the epidemic. It rests on the conviction undoubted I y one of the most agonizing experiences of our time. There that the increase of knowledge about AIDS will help to elevate the is hope for control of the disease--especially so in the development of power of public judgement, including a sense of moral restraint, to the an anti-AIDS vaccine-but the following stark facts are too over- point necessary to bring about control and halt further spread of this powering for anyone to behold without sensing pain. Already close to terrible disease. The study as a whole, as well as the epidemic itself, 100,000 (or possibly more at this date) Americans have died of the raises questions about social ethics and about whether we may have disease, another 161,000 cases have been diagnosed, and estimates adopted a social philosophy which allows us to exceed appropriate place the additional number of infected persons at 1 million. 35,000 limits of independent personal behavior on the assumption that the new AIDS cases are reported annually in America, with a nearly equal consequences of our acts can always be managed by some sort of distribution among heterosexual and homosexual persons. technological fix.
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Structure and Content of the Report.- Brief Summary of Findings.- Reading the Tables.- Understanding the Statistics.- Technical Information.- Section I Characteristics of Persons Who Have Known Individuals with AIDS.- Age.- Gender.- Race.- Ethnicity.- Size of Place.- Marital Status.- Number of Children.- Working Status.- Income Distribution.- Type of Dwelling.- Ownership or Rental of Dwelling.- Educational Level.- Degree Status.- Score on Word Test.- Religious Preference.- Protestant Denomination.- Frequency of Church Attendance.- Political Party Identification.- Happiness.- Marital Happiness.- Excitement in Life.- Feelings about Helpfulness of Others.- Feelings about Fairness of Others.- Feelings of Trust for Others.- Family Life Satisfaction.- Frequency of Family Problems.- Self-assessed Health.- Health Satisfaction.- Frequency of Hospitalization.- Feelings about the Situation of the Average Man.- Feelings about the Future of Children.- Attitude about Official Interest in the Problems of the Average Man.- Satisfaction with Personal Financial Situation.- Feelings about Public School Sex Education.- Attitudes about Premarital Sex.- Attitudes about Teenage Sexual Activity.- Attitudes about Extra-marital Sex.- Attitudes about Homosexuality.- Information about Pornography.- Attitude about Pornography Providing an Outlet for Sexual Impulses.- Effect of Pornography in Promoting Rape.- Attitude about Impact of Pornography on Morals.- Attitude about the Legal Status of Pornography.- Incidence of Viewing X-rated Movie.- Type of Relationship to AIDS Acquaintances.- Survival Status of Person(s) Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Number of Sex Partners.- Gender of Sex Partners.- Prohibiting Persons with AIDS from Attending Public Schools.- Developing Government AIDS Information Program to Promote Safe Sex Practices.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Government Payment for Health Care of AIDS Victims.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Mandatory Testing for AIDS before Marriage.- Requiring Persons with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section II Age and Responses to Questions about AIDS.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section III Gender and Responses to Questions about AIDS.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section IV Race and Response to AIDS Questions.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section V Number of Persons Known with AIDS and Responses to AIDS Questions.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section VI Region and Response to AIDS Questions.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section VII Income and Response to AIDS Questions.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section VIII Education and Response to AIDS Questions.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.- Section IX Religion and Response for AIDS Questions.- Relationship to Persons Known with AIDS.- Survival Status of Persons Known with AIDS.- Gender of Persons Known with AIDS.- Age of Persons Known with AIDS.- Race of Persons Known with AIDS.- Prohibiting Students with AIDS Virus from Attending Public School.- Developing a Government Information Program to Promote Safe Sex.- Permitting Insurance Companies to Test Applicants for AIDS Virus.- Having the Government Pay All of the Health Care Costs of AIDS Patients.- Conducting Mandatory Testing for AIDS Virus before Marriage.- Teaching of Safe Sex Practices in Sex Education Courses in Public Schools.- Requiring People with AIDS Virus to Wear Identification Tags.- Making AIDS Victims Eligible for Disability Benefits.
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Uitgavejaar 1992
ISBN 9781461277972
Verschijningsdatum 21 aug. 1992
Omvang 147
Editie Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Auteur(s) Charles H. Russell
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels

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