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Elliott, Susan J.

Geographies of Health: An Introduction

Elliott, Susan J. - Geographies of Health: An Introduction, ebook

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Setting out the debates and reviewing the evidence that links health outcomes with social and physical environments, this new edition of the well-established text offers an accessible overview of the theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and research in the field of health geography

  • Includes international examples, drawn from a broad range of countries, and extensive illustrations
  • Unique in its approach to health geography, as opposed to medical geography
  • New chapters focus on contemporary concerns including neighborhoods and health, ageing, and emerging infectious disease
  • Offers five new case studies and an fresh emphasis on qualitative research approaches
  • Written by two of the leading health geographers in the world, each with extensive experience in research and policy

Keywords: Human Geography, Geographies of health, health geography, mapping, modeling, modeling spatial data, multi-level modeling, health, qualitative approaches, health inequalities, global inequalities, millennium development goals, global north, global south, Aboriginal health, European health contrasts, neighbourhoods and health, health studies, early environment, lifestyle and health, social capital, social health, local environments, walkability, ageing and health, ageing population, migration, environmental refugees, provision of care, health services, Obama reforms, NHS, NHS restructuring, homeopathic care, indigenous care, air quality, water quality, air pollution, water pollution, policy and environmental justice, climate change, emerging disasters, re-emerging disasters, bio-security, securitization of disease, infectious diseases, West Nile virus, tuberculosis, malaria, asthma, allergies

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
3
Page amount
424 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118274859
Printed ISBN
9780470672877

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