War and public health / edited by Barry S. Levy, Victor W. Sidel.

Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
2nd ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Description
xxiv, 486 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
War and public health: an overview -- The epidemiology of war -- War and human rights -- The impact of war on mental health -- The impact of war on the environment -- Conventional weapons -- Landmines -- Chemical weapons -- Biological weapons -- Nuclear weapons -- The impact of war on children -- The impact of war on women -- Displaced persons and war -- Detainees and the new face of torture -- The Iraq war -- The war in Chechnya -- War in the Democratic Republic of Congo -- Wars in Latin America -- The Vietnam War -- A public health approach to preventing the health consequences of armed conflict -- International law -- The roles of humanitarian assistance organizations -- The roles of nongovernmental organizations -- The roles and ethical dilemmas for military medical care workers -- The roles of health professionals in postconflict situations -- Peacemaking in the aftermath of disasters -- Educating health professionals on peace and human rights -- Toward a culture of peace.
ISBN
  • 9780195311181 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0195311183 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780195311273 (paper : alk. paper)
  • 0195311272 (paper : alk. paper)
LCCN
2007018265
OCLC
123962958
RCP
C - O