1st Edition

The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Criminology and Criminal Justice

Edited By Mark M. Lanier Copyright 2006
    377 Pages
    by Routledge

    The occurrence of HIV/AIDS has dramatically affected every aspect of justice systems worldwide. Legal, law enforcement and custody issues abound. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of these issues as well as strategies and solutions.

    Contents: Introduction. Physiological, Medical and Disease Trends: The global HIV/AIDS pandemic, structural inequalities and the politics of international health, R. Parker; Structural factors in HIV prevention: concepts, examples, and implications for research, E. Sumartojo; Accounts from the field: a public relations perspective on global HIV/AIDS, N.N. Bardhan; Estimation of 'needs' and 'probable uptake' for HIV/AIDS preventive vaccines based on possible policies and likely acceptance (a WHO/UNAIDS/IAVI study), J. Esparza, M.L. Chang, R. Widdus, Y. Madrid, N. Walker and P.D. Ghys; The acceptability of HIV immunization: examining vaccine characteristics as determining factors, A. Liau and G.D. Zimet; HIV/AIDS in China, 1990-2001, O. Grusky, H. Liu and M. Johnston. Legal, Policy and Administrative Care Issues: A global view of legislation on HIV/AIDS: the issue of HIV testing, R. D'Amelio, E. Tuerlings, O. Perito, R. Biselli, S. Natalicchio and S. Kingma; AIDS behind bars: prisoners rights guillotined, D. Valette; HIV infection and AIDS in the public health and health care systems: the role of law and litigation, L.O. Gostin and D.W. Webber; Self-incrimination, partner notification and the criminal law: negatives for the CDC's 'prevention for positives' initiative, David W. Webber; Whose problem is it anyway? Women prisoners and HIV/AIDS, B. Zaitzow. Custody, Supervision and Treatment Issues: Challenges in the management of the HIV patient in the 3rd decade of AIDS, M.L.A. Tiamson; ABC of AIDS: HIV counselling and the psychosocial management of patients with HIV or AIDS, S. Chippindale and L. French; The correctional response to prisoners with HIV/AIDS: morality, metaphors and myths, M. Welch; An empirical assessment of the AIDS Risk Reduction Model (ARRM) employing probit analyses, M.M. Lanier and S. Gates. Behavioral Interventions, Knowledge and Attitudes: Law enforcement responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic: selected findings and suggestions for future research, R