Geographies of Health (Heftet)

An Introduction



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2013
Antall sider: 424
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470672877
Omtale Geographies of Health
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

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