War or Health?: A Reader

TitleWar or Health?: A Reader
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsTaipale, Ilkka, Helena P. Mäkelä, Kati Juva, Vappu Taipale, Sergei Kolesnikov, Raj Mutalik, and Michael Christ
Number of Pages652
PublisherZed Books

This comprehensive anthology of 70 specially commissioned essays provides an unusually wide-ranging examination of the connection between warfare and human health. Contributors look at the changing character of wars and their effects on civilization, the medical and health aspects of different types of weapons, the changing roles of health professionals in war. the arms trade, social tensions, the media, theories of violence, and war as a social institution.

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