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Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State, and Disease Surveillance in America By Amy L. Fairchild James Colgrove Ronald Bayer,

  • Title: Searching Eyes: Privacy, the State, and Disease Surveillance in America
  • Author: Amy L. Fairchild James Colgrove Ronald Bayer
  • ISBN: 9780520253254
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Paperback
  • This is the first history of public health surveillance in the United States to span than a century of conflict and controversy The practice of reporting the names of those with disease to health authorities inevitably poses questions about the interplay between the imperative to control threats to the public s health and legal and ethical concerns about privacy AutThis is the first history of public health surveillance in the United States to span than a century of conflict and controversy The practice of reporting the names of those with disease to health authorities inevitably poses questions about the interplay between the imperative to control threats to the public s health and legal and ethical concerns about privacy Authors Amy L Fairchild, Ronald Bayer, and James Colgrove situate the tension inherent in public health surveillance in a broad social and political context and show how the changing meaning and significance of privacy have marked the politics and practice of surveillance since the end of the nineteenth century.
    Searching Eyes Privacy the State and Disease Surveillance in America This is the first history of public health surveillance in the United States to span than a century of conflict and controversy The practice of reporting the names of those with disease to health auth

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    1. I d give this book 6 stars if I could This is a dense but incredibly well written history of the tension between privacy and public health surveillance initiatives The text first introduces two concepts of privacy paternalistic and democratic and then charts how public health slowly adapted to a democratic conception of privacy after the social movements of the 1960s Fairchild and her co authors do a great job underscoring just how complex the relationship between the right to privacy and the im [...]

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