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Sidel, Victor W.

Overview
Works: 54 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 7,796 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Photographer, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: RA395.A3, 362.71
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Most widely held works about Victor W Sidel
 
Most widely held works by Victor W Sidel
War and public health by Barry S Levy( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive examination of the relationship between war and public health, this book documents the public health consequences of war and describes what health professionals can do to minimize these consequences and even help prevent war altogether. It explores the effects of war on health, human rights, and the environment. The health and environmental impact of both conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction - nuclear, chemical, and biological - is described in chapters that cover the consequences of their production, testing, maintenance, use, and disposal. The negative impact of the proliferation of weapons and of the international arms trade, including the diversion of resources that could otherwise be allocated for health and human welfare, is also discussed. Separate chapters cover especially vulnerable populations, such as women, children, and refugees
Social injustice and public health by Barry S Levy( Book )

27 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This second edition of Social Injustice and Public Health is a comprehensive, up-to-date, evidence-based resource on the relationship of social injustice to many aspects of public health. With contributions from leading experts in public health, medicine, health, social sciences, and other fields, this integrated book documents the adverse effects of social injustice on health and makes recommendations on what needs to be done to reduce social injustice and thereby improve the public's health. Social Injustice and Public Health is divided into four parts: the nature of social injustice and its impact on public health; how the health of specific population groups is affected by social injustice; how social injustice adversely affects medical care, infectious and chronic non-communicable disease, nutrition, mental health, violence, environmental and occupational health, oral health, and aspects of international health; and what needs to be done, such as addressing social injustice in a human rights context, promoting social justice through public health policies and programs, strengthening communities, and promoting equitable and sustainable human development."--Publisher information
A healthy state : an international perspective on the crisis in United States medical care by Victor W Sidel( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reforming medicine : lessons of the last quarter century by Victor W Sidel( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrorism and public health : a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people by Barry S Levy( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book, written by 36 experts on a wide variety of public health aspects of terrorism, provides a comprehensive review of lessons learned from September 11 and the dissemination of anthrax and their aftermaths. It reviews potential terrorist weapons and approaches to reducing threats from these weapons. In addition, it describes ways of improving the public health system, protecting civil liberties, promoting international law, and exploring the roots of terrorism. The book is essential reading for health professionals, students in the health professions, and others concerned with terrorism and its health consequences."--Jacket
Serve the people; observations on medicine in the People's Republic of China by Victor W Sidel( Book )

22 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The global gun epidemic : from Saturday night specials to AK-47s by Wendy Cukier( Book )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cukier (justice studies and information technology management, Ryerson U., Toronto) and Sidel (social medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine) consider gun violence and control using a public health model, and compare statistics from the US with other countries. They analyze firearm ownership, why more guns correspond to an increase in deaths, the global trade, gun running and culture, regulation and various national approaches, and movements towards gun control internationally. Includes information on Africa, Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Central America, China, Columbia, Columbine High School (Colorado) shootings, deaths from firearms, domestic violence, firearm marketing and promotion, Europe, France, Germany, Great Britain, gun industry and trade, Hungerford mass shooting (Great Britain), India, Japan, National Rifle Association (NRA), New Zealand, Port Arthur (Australia) massacre, Russian Federation, school shootings, South America, suicides, Switzerland, United States, women, etc
The health of China by Ruth Sidel( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and child care in China; a firsthand report by Ruth Sidel( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at nurseries, nursery schools, and kindergartens and at the revolutionary methods they employ. Compares Chinese child-rearing practices with those in Israel and the Soviet Union and goes on to ask what aspects of the Chinese experience might be of value in the United States
China, eyewitness reports from twelve Western specialists( Recording )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents interviews with Western specialists who, following visits to China, give their impressions of the Chinese people and tell what it is like to live in China
XXI Century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the war against Iraq was approaching, international organizations were working to foresee the effects of a new conflict on the civilian population. What was the price and who would pay it? Looks at the search for weapons of mass destruction and the inspections, and the role of oil in the conflict. Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, historians, and the former weapons inspector, Scott Ritter, tell "the other version," deconstructing the lies which have been too often told. Gore Vidal, Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, historian Arno Mayer and others share their critiques and point of views
Hunger, undernutrition, and malnutrition in New York State : a series of reports( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

XXI Century( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art historian Zainab Baharani, who was born in Baghdad, describes the damages to the Iraqi architectural and artistic heritage due to the first Gulf War. The documentary then looks at the regime of Saddam Hussein, his use of gas against the Iranians and the Kurds and the close ties between the Reagan and Bush administrations with Saddah Hussein during the Iran-Iraq War. Finally the invasion of Kuwait, the first Gulf War, the UN sanctions against Iraq and their effects on the civilian population are analyzed by historians, human rights workers and international law scholars
Medicine and human rights by Victor W Sidel( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Families of Fengsheng : urban life in China by Ruth Sidel( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Health care for a nation in need by Victor W Sidel( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fallen sky; medical consequences of thermonuclear war by Saul Aronow( Book )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems and perspectives in the design of a community health information system. Final report of the Project for the Preliminary Design of a Health Information System for Boston by Katharine G Bauer( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The global gun epidemic : from Saturday night specials to AK-47s
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Social injustice and public healthTerrorism and public health : a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting peopleThe global gun epidemic : from Saturday night specials to AK-47s