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War and public health

Updated ed.

Published by American Public Health Assoc. in Washington, DC .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Arms and public health: a global perspective / William H. Foege
Children, wars, and the responsibility of the international community / James P. Grant
The human consequences of war / Richard M. Garfield and Alfred I. Neugut
The impact of war on human rights / H. Jack Geiger
The environmental consequences of war / Barry S. Levy, Gurinder S. Shahi, and Chen Lee
The public health effects of the use of nuclear weapons / Kenjiro Yokoro and Nanao Kamada
The public health effects of the use of chemical weapons / Alan H. Lockwood
The public health effects of biological weapons / Robert Gould and Nancy D. Connell
Environmental and health effects of weapons production, testing, and maintenance / Michael Renner
The public health effects of land mines: long-term consequences for civilians / Eric Stover, James C. Cobey, and Jonathan Fine
The impact of military activities on civilian populations / Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel
The psychological effects of war ++
children / Joanna Santa Barbara -- The impact of war on women / Mary-Wynne Ashford and Yolanda Huet-Vaughn -- Displaced persons and war / Michael J. Toole -- Public health and the Vietnam War / Myron Allukian and Paul L. Atwood -- Public health and war in Central America / Paula Braveman, Alan Meyers, Thomas Schlenker, and Curt Wands -- Public health and the Persian Gulf War / Eric Hoskins -- The roles and ethics of health professionals in war / Victor W. Sidel -- The roles of nongovernmental organizations in responding to health needs created by war / Barbara Smith -- Effective humanitarian aid: our only hope of intervention in civil war / James C. Cobey, Annette Flanagin, and William H. Foege -- Education for peace / Leland Miles -- Preventing nuclear war / Lachlan Forrow and Ernesto Kahan -- Nurses and the prevention of war: public health nurses and the peace movement in World War I / Elizabeth Temkin -- Keeping peace and preventing war: the role of the United Nations / Michael R++
ner -- Conflict resolution and mediation for health professionals / Nick Lewer -- Preventing war and its health consequences: roles of public health professionals / Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel / Epilogue / Appendix: organizations and resources.

Edition Notes

Previously published: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Library of Congress
RA646 .W37 2000

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