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

Imprint Washington, DC : American Public Health Association, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  614 W195 2000    ---  Available
Edition Updated ed.
Description xix, 436 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Arms and public health: a global perspective / William H. Foege -- Children, wars, and the responsibility of the international community / James P. Grant -- Human consequences of war / Richard M. Garfield and Alfred I. Neugut -- Impact of war on human rights / H. Jack Geiger -- Environmental consequences of war / Barry S. Levy, Gurinder S. Shahi, and Chen Lee -- Public health effects of the use of nuclear weapons / Kenjiro Yokoro and Nanao Kamada -- Public health effects of the use of chemical weapons / Alan H. Lockwood -- Public health effects of biological weapons / Robert Gould and Nancy D. Connell -- Environmental and health effects of weapons production, testing, and maintenance / Michael Renner -- Public health effects of land mines: long-term consequences for civilians / Eric Stover, James C. Cobey, and Jonathan Fine -- Impact of military activities on civilian populations / Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel -- Psychological effects of war on children / Joanna Santa Barbara -- 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 -- Roles and ethics of health professionals in war / Victor W. Sidel -- 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 Renner -- 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.
Subject Public Health.
War -- Medical aspects.
War and society.
Added Author Levy, Barry S.
Sidel, Victor W.
ISBN 0875530230 0875532497
Standard No. NLM 101091083
YDXCP 1746234

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