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Public health law : power, duty, restraint / Lawrence O. Gostin.

By: Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe)
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: California/Milbank books on health and the public ; 3 | Publisher: Berkeley : New York : University of California Press ; Milbank Memorial Fund, c2008Edition: Rev. and expanded 2nd ed Description: xxxi, 767 p. : ill. ; 23 cm ISBN: 9780520253766 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0520253760 (pbk. : alk. paper) NLM classification: WA 32 AA1 2008GO Online resources: Full text now in IRIS
Contents:
A theory and definition of public health law -- Public health regulation : a systematic evaluation -- Public health law in the constitutional design : public health powers and duties -- Constitutional limits on the exercise of public health powers : safeguarding individual rights and freedoms -- Public health governance : direct regulation for the public's health and safety -- Tort law and the public's health : indirect regulation -- Global health law : health in a global community -- Surveillance and public health research : personal privacy and the "right to know" -- Health, communication, and behavior : freedom of expression -- Medical countermeasures for epidemic disease : bodily integrity -- Public health strategies for epidemic disease : association, travel, and liberty -- Economic liberty and the pursuit of public health -- Concluding reflections on the field.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 721-739) and index.

A theory and definition of public health law -- Public health regulation : a systematic evaluation -- Public health law in the constitutional design : public health powers and duties -- Constitutional limits on the exercise of public health powers : safeguarding individual rights and freedoms -- Public health governance : direct regulation for the public's health and safety -- Tort law and the public's health : indirect regulation -- Global health law : health in a global community -- Surveillance and public health research : personal privacy and the "right to know" -- Health, communication, and behavior : freedom of expression -- Medical countermeasures for epidemic disease : bodily integrity -- Public health strategies for epidemic disease : association, travel, and liberty -- Economic liberty and the pursuit of public health -- Concluding reflections on the field.

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