Princeton University Library Catalog

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

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xxiv, 486 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780195311181 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0195311183 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780195311273 (paper : alk. paper)
  • 0195311272 (paper : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2007018265
OCLC:
123962958
Related name:
RCP:
C - O