Geographies of Health - An Introduction

Geographies of Health - An Introduction




von: Anthony C. Gatrell, Susan J. Elliott

Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

ISBN: 9781118274866

Sprache: Englisch

424 Seiten, Download: 10416 KB

Format:  PDF, auch als Online-Lesen

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Geographies of Health - An Introduction

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