A Companion to Health and Medical Geography

A Companion to Health and Medical Geography

Authors : Tim Brown, Sara McLafferty, Graham Moon
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Published Date : 2009-11-19
ISBN-13 : 9781444314779
Page : 640 Pages
Language : en

Descriptions A Companion to Health and Medical Geography

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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