Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy

Examining Tuskegee The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy The forty year Tuskegee Syphilis Study which took place in and around Tuskegee Alabama from the s through the s has become a profound metaphor for medical racism government malfeasance a

  • Title: Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy
  • Author: Susan M. Reverby
  • ISBN: 9780807833100
  • Page: 394
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The forty year Tuskegee Syphilis Study, which took place in and around Tuskegee, Alabama, from the 1930s through the 1970s, has become a profound metaphor for medical racism, government malfeasance, and physician arrogance Susan M Reverby s Examining Tuskegee is a comprehensive analysis of the notorious study of untreated syphilis among African American men, who were tolThe forty year Tuskegee Syphilis Study, which took place in and around Tuskegee, Alabama, from the 1930s through the 1970s, has become a profound metaphor for medical racism, government malfeasance, and physician arrogance Susan M Reverby s Examining Tuskegee is a comprehensive analysis of the notorious study of untreated syphilis among African American men, who were told by U.S Public Health Service doctors that they were being treated, not just watched, for their late stage syphilis With rigorous clarity, Reverby investigates the study and its aftermath from multiple perspectives and illuminates the reasons for its continued power and resonance in our collective memory.

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    1. This is a difficult book to read, just because of the horrifying subject matter. But it is an important part of 20th century American history that needs to be examined, and Reverby's take is extremely strong. She aims to complicate a narrative saying that Southern racism was the only major factor behind the "study." Racism was clearly the canvas on which it was all painted, but there was also quite a bit about medical arrogance, knowledge, paradigms, government agency imperatives, etc. Her main [...]


    2. Reverby's "Examining Tuskegee" is an incredibly well-written, well-researched, and thoughtful examination of the legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study. She distinguishes between testimony and testifying, the former more fact-oriented and the latter more emotion-oriented, to blend the documentary history of the Study with its ongoing use in American life. Throughout the book, Reverby highlights how an era's political movements and issues shaped an interpretation of the study and its participants. [...]


    3. Providing a meaningful update to past histories of Tuskegee, Reverby not only recounts the facts as we know them of Tuskegee, but also considers in turn specific perspectives, ranging from the black male subjects themselves to the physicians who conducted the study to the complex figure of Nurse Rivers. Reverby also adds significant rumination about how Tuskegee was and is constructed in the public imaginary and how its legacy fits into contemporary studies of medicine, public health, bioethics, [...]


    4. Hey. Is. This. A. Great. Book. Or. Not. You. Deserve. 5. Stars. This. Place. Is. For. Real. Small. Just. Like. A. Cup. Of. Tea. Tuskegee.



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