Rothman, David J.
ROTHMAN, David J.
ROTHMAN, David J. American, b. 1937. Genres: Civil liberties/Human rights, Criminology/True Crime, History, Medicine/Health. Career: Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and Director of Center for Study of Society and Medicine, both since 1982, and Professor of History, since 1971, Columbia University, NYC (Assistant Professor, 1964-67; Associate Professor, 1967-71). Co-ed., Women and Children First series. Publications: Politics and Power: The United States Senate 1869-1901, 1966; The Discovery of the Asylum: Social Order and Disorder in the New Republic, 1971, 1990; (co-author) Doing Good: The Limits of Benevolence, 1978; Reforming the Asylum: Conscience and Convenience in Progressive America, 1980; (with S. Rothman) The Willowbrook Wars, 1984; Strangers at the Bedside: A History of How Law and Bioethics Transformed Medical Decision-Making, 1991; Beginnings Count: The Technological Imperative on American Health Care. EDITOR: (with S.M. Rothman) On Their Own: The Poor in Modern America, 1972; (with S.M. Rothman) The Sources of the American Social Tradition, 1975; The World of the Adams Chronicles, 1976; (with S. Wheeler) Social History and Social Policy, 1980. Address: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 630 W. 168th St, New York, NY 10032, U.S.A.