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Preventing War And Promoting Peace

A Guide For Health Professionals

Preventing War And Promoting Peace - Wiist, William H. (EDT)/ White, Shelley K. (EDT) - ISBN: 9781107146686
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Levertijd: 12 tot 15 werkdagen
Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Psychologische testen en onderzoek
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Preventing War and Promoting Peace focuses on how health professions can actively engage in the prevention of war and the promotion of peace.


Titel: Preventing War And Promoting Peace
auteur: Wiist, William H. (EDT)/ White, Shelley K. (EDT)
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 364
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Psychologische testen en onderzoek
Afmetingen: 234 x 155 x 25
Gewicht: 640 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781107146686
Intern nummer: 37540865


Advance praise: 'This pathbreaking book provides an enlightening and inspiring analysis of the connections among war, empire, and health. Especially during this historical period of what has been called 'permanent war', as resistance to war as a tool of the failing capitalist economic system is growing around the world, the contributions in this book become essential reading in understanding our current situation and struggling to change it.' Howard Waitzkin, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of New Mexico, and Director, Civilian Medical Resources Network


Table of contents; Dedication; List of figures; List of tables; Contributors; Foreword Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel; Preface Shelley K. White; Acknowledgements; Introduction: intersections of militarism, imperialism and corporate power as context for the prevention of war and promotion of peace William H. Wiist; Part I. The Health Effects of War and Weapons of War: 1. The effects of war on combatants, veterans and their families Evan Kanter; 2. Health effects of war on civilians Kaveh Khoshnood, Bandy X. Lee, and Chanel Marin; 3. The consequences of war on the natural environment Michael J. Lawrence, Aaron J. Zolderdo and Steven J. Cooke; 4. Weapons of war and mass destruction Curtis Holland, Marjorie Cohn, Ira Helfand and Jean Grassman; Part II. Social Determinants of War: 5. The normalization of militarism and propensity for War John Lindsay-Poland; 6. Structural violence and war: global inequalities, resources and climate change Patrick T. Hiller; 7. Under what conditions does ethnic conflict result in armed violence? Clark McCauley and Joseph G. Bock; 8. The war profiteers: defense contractors driving the permanent war economy Miriam Pemberton; 9. News as entertainment: the ultimate war propaganda machine, or opportunity to promote peace? Annabel McGoldrick; 10. The quiet military buyout of academia Kathy Barker; Part III. Preventing War and Promoting Peace: 11. Use of complex systems modelling to strengthen public health's role in preventing war William H. Wiist; 12. The ethics of war and peace in the contemporary era Andrew Flescher; 13. The role of international law in preventing war and promoting peace Stuart Casey-Maslen; 14. Lessons from a historical view of health organizations' activism for the prevention of war Casey Hurrell; 15. A gluttonous military budget leaves our social welfare in poor health Jonathan White; 16. Pacifism and conscientious objection: war resistance in the United States Geraldine Gorman; 17. Countering military recruitment in high schools Amy Hagopian and Kathy Barker; 18. Civil disobedience and direct action in the prevention of war Kurt Schock; 19. Advocacy skills for the primary prevention of war Regina A. Galer-Unti; Part IV. Teaching and Research in Public Health Toward the Prevention of War: 20. Teaching and learning methods for engaging health professionals in the prevention of war Shelley K. White; 21. Conducting health research toward preventing war and promoting peace William H. Wiist; Appendix: 1. Public health competencies for the prevention of war; 2. War, militarism and health: toward primary prevention: a syllabus outline Shelley K. White; 3. Additional resources.


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