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Author Brown, Tim
Title A Companion to Health and Medical Geography
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2009
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (636 pages)
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Series Wiley Blackwell Companions to Geography Ser
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Geography Ser
Note A Companion to Health and Medical Geography -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1: Introduction to Health and Medical Geography -- Part I: Debates in Health and Medical Geography -- Chapter 2: Health Geography -- Chapter 3: Medical Geography -- Chapter 4: Doubting Dualisms -- Part II: Disease -- Chapter 5: Disease, Ecology, and Environment -- Chapter 6: Mapping Disease -- Chapter 7: Infectious Disease Diffusion -- Chapter 8: Modeling Chronic Disease -- Chapter 9: Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases -- Chapter 10: Situating Politics in Health and Medical Geography -- Chapter 11: Living With and Experiencing Disease -- Part III: Health and Wellbeing -- Chapter 12: Therapeutic Landscapes as Health Promoting Places -- Chapter 13: "… a Penis Is Not Needed in Order to Pee": Sex and Gender in Health Geography -- Chapter 14: Impairment and Disability -- Chapter 15: Mental and Emotional Health -- Chapter 16: Landscapes of Despair -- Chapter 17: Representing the Un/healthy Body -- Part IV: Public Health and Health Inequalities -- Chapter 18: Health Geography and Public Health -- Chapter 19: Migration and Health -- Chapter 20: Social Perspectives on Health Inequalities -- Chapter 21: Neighborhoods and Health -- Chapter 22: An Environmental Health Geography of Risk -- Chapter 23: Environment, Perception, and Resistance -- Chapter 24: Healthy Behavior -- Chapter 25: Governing Un/healthy Populations -- Part V: Health Care and Caring -- Chapter 26: Providing Health Care -- Chapter 27: Accessing Health Care -- Chapter 28: Location-allocation Planning -- Chapter 29: The Changing Geography of Care -- Chapter 30: Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): Production, Consumption, Research -- Index
This Companion provides a comprehensive account of health and medical geography and approaches the major themes and key topics from a variety of angles. Offers a unique breadth of topics relating to both health and medical geography Includes contributions from a range of scholars from rising stars to established, internationally renowned authors Provides an up-to-date review of the state of the sub-discipline Thematically organized sections offer detailed accounts of specific issues and combine general overviews of the current literature with case study material Chapters cover topics at the cutting edge of the sub-discipline, including emerging and re-emerging diseases, the politics of disease, mental and emotional health, landscapes of despair, and the geography of care
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Brown, Tim A Companion to Health and Medical Geography Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2009 9781405170031
Subject Medical geography.;Public health
Electronic books
Alt Author McLafferty, Sara
Moon, Graham
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