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The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS
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The Social Welfare of Women and Children with HIV and AIDS: Legal Protections, Policy, and Programs

Theodore J. Stein


This book examines the issues surrounding the growing epidemic of women and children with HIV and AIDS. It explores such issues as discrimination in employment, housing, health care, and education, and looks at medical testing, confidentiality, reproductive freedom, income assistance, child welfare, and child custody. Focusing on the federal and state statutes that protect women and children with HIV and AIDS from discrimination, this book also examines the statutes that govern the operation of the public systems to which significant numbers of women with HIV and AIDS turn to for financial and ... More

Keywords: employment discrimination, housing discrimination, health care discrimination, education discrimination, medical testing, confidentiality, reproductive freedome, income assistance, child welfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195109429
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109429.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Theodore J. Stein, author
State University of New York, Albany, USA