Public Health Law and Ethics, 2d ed.

PositionBrief article - Book review

Gostin, Lawrence O., ed. Public Health Law & Ethics, 2nd ed. Berkley, Cal.: University of California Press, 2010; www.ucpress.edu.

This revised and expanded second edition probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through a selection of government reports, scholarly articles, and court cases. It encompasses global issues that have changed the shape of public health in recent years, including anthrax, SARS, pandemic influenza, biosecurity, emergency preparedness, and the transition from infectious to...

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