The Resource The war machine and global health : a critical medical anthropological examination of the human costs of armed conflict and the international violence industry, edited by Merrill Singer and G. Derrick Hodge

The war machine and global health : a critical medical anthropological examination of the human costs of armed conflict and the international violence industry, edited by Merrill Singer and G. Derrick Hodge

Label
The war machine and global health : a critical medical anthropological examination of the human costs of armed conflict and the international violence industry
Title
The war machine and global health
Title remainder
a critical medical anthropological examination of the human costs of armed conflict and the international violence industry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Merrill Singer and G. Derrick Hodge
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the contemporary world, war rivals infectious disease as a global cause of morbidity and mortality. Since the end of World War II, there have been at least 160 wars around the world with as many as 25 million (and probably many more) people killed, most of them civilians. Directly or indirectly, war touches the lives of most people on the planet, often with lasting and costly impact. Framed by the holistic and ethnographically grounded theoretical perspective of critical medical anthropology, and morebroadly by the political economy of health, this book of essays by leading medical anthropo
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA646
LC item number
.W372 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The war machine and global health : a critical medical anthropological examination of the human costs of armed conflict and the international violence industry, edited by Merrill Singer and G. Derrick Hodge
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The myriad impacts of the war machine on global health / Merrill Singer and G. Derrick Hodge -- The echoes of war : effects of early malnutrition on adult health / Patrick F. Clarkin -- War and the public health disaster in Iraq / Scott Harding and Kathryn Libal -- Children and revolution : mental health and psychosocial well-being of child soldiers in Nepal / Brandon A. Kohrt [and others] -- The causes and human costs of targeting Iraq / Elaine A. Hills and Dahlia S. Wasfi -- The impact of the war machine on global warming and health : a political-ecological perspective / Hans Baer -- Dying of sorrow : expulsion, empire, and the people of Diego Garcia / David Vine -- Hasbara, health care, and the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories / Avram Bornstein -- Waging war on the wageless : extrajudicial killings, private armies, and the poor of Honduras / Adrienne Pine -- Olive drab and white coats : U.S. military medical teams interoperating with Guatemala / Abagail E. Adams -- Conclusion: The political economy and critical geography of the war machine / G. Derrick Hodge and Merrill Singer
Control code
ocn657358441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 339 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780759111905
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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247963
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35493574
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)657358441
  • pebcs0759111901

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