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Title:
Public health law : power, duty, restraint
Author:
Gostin, Lawrence O. (Lawrence Ogalthorpe)
Edition:
Revised and expanded second edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley : University of California Press ; New York : Milbank Memorial Fund, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xxxi, 767 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
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.
ISBN:
9780520253766
Format :
Book