War or Health A Reader by Ilkka Taipale

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  • Sociology,
  • War,
  • War and society,
  • Medical aspects

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Number of Pages652
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ISBN 101919876596
ISBN 109781919876597

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A series of chapters explores the roles of health professionals and of organizations during war, and in preventing war and its consequences. A wide range of individuals, including physicians.

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It explores the effects of war on health, human rights, and the environment. "War is the health of the state," the radical writer Randolph Bourne said, in the midst of the First World War. Indeed, as the nations of Europe went to war inthe governments flourished, patriotism bloomed, class struggle was stilled, and young men died in frightful numbers on the battlefields-often for a hundred yards of land, a line of trenches.

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Goods essential to health were distributed more fairly Prices for food and other essential items, such as blankets, were pegged at a standard rate, so the poor could afford to buy them. During the war years, rich and poor people were eating almost the same diet. Today there is all sorts of talk of war: the “War on Terrorism” and the war on Iraq and a possible war with North Korea.

At the same time the economy is in trouble, unemployment is up, and local governments are cutting back education, health care, and other social services. To help the process, ration books were introduced in July for butter, margarine, lard, meat, and sugar.

For the most part, rationing benefited the health of the country. During the war, average energy intake decreased by only 3%, but protein intake by 6%.

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