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Harriet A. Washington has been the Shearing Fellow at the University of Nevada's Black Mountain Institute, a research fellow in medical ethics at Harvard Medical School, a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University, and a visiting scholar at DePaul näytä lisää University College of Law. She has held fellowships at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and Stanford University. She is the author of Infectious Madness, Deadly Monopolies, and Medical Apartheid, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Oakland Award, and the American Library Association Black Caucus Nonfiction Award. näytä vähemmän

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Image credit: Author Harriet A. Washington at the 2015 Texas Book Festival. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44667119

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 (2021) — Avustaja — 868 kappaletta, 22 arvostelua

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Washington, Harriet A.
Syntymäaika
1951-10-05
Sukupuoli
female
Kansalaisuus
USA

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An excellent, thorough, and sickening recounting of how Black people have been abused and used by the medical community for centuries. It is so far beyond the Tuskegee syphilis trials or the Henrietta Lacks genes, this has been systemic failure or purposeful abuse for as long as medicine has existed. And though it is no longer going on in our country (as far as we know), it has moved to the African continent where research is taking place outside the restrictions of our laws. A very important read, especially if you ever questioned why a Black person might be medical treatment hesitant.… (lisätietoja)
 
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KallieGrace | 18 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 8, 2024 |
An important read, though coming to it almost two decades after publication also does place the contemporary chapters at the end as a historical set. Densely researched with end notes (I read this as an ebook, so helpfully they were a link away instead of flipping back and forth), should definitely be part of a scientist's bibliography when considering ethical research populations if humans are involved.

Also, this ended up being on the denser side for book club- I did finally finish, but far past the July deadline, whoops.… (lisätietoja)
 
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Daumari | 18 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Dec 28, 2023 |
 
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fleshed | 18 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 16, 2023 |

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