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Smoking geographies : space, place and tobacco

Author: J R Barnett; Graham Moon; Jamie Pearce; Lee Thompson; Liz Twigg
Publisher: Chichester, W. Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2017. ©2017
Series: RGS-IBG book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Smoking Geographies provides a research-led assessment of the impact of geographical factors on smoking. The contributors uncover how geography can show us not only why people smoke but also broader issues of tobacco control, providing deeper clarity on how smoking and tobacco is 'governed'. The text centres on one of the most important public health issues worldwide, and a major determinant of preventable  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R Barnett; Graham Moon; Jamie Pearce; Lee Thompson; Liz Twigg
ISBN: 9781444361926 1444361929 9781444361919 1444361910
OCLC Number: 953437928
Description: 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The geo-epidemiology of an addiction --
The economic geography of tobacco --
Context matters : area effects, socio-economic status and smoking --
Place-based practices : pathways to smoking behaviour --
Smoking, denormalisation and the messy terrain of unintended consequences --
Smoking gateways : burdens and co-behaviours --
Place and tobacco regulation.
Series Title: RGS-IBG book series.
Responsibility: Ross Barnett, Graham Moon, Jamie Pearce, Lee Thompson and Liz Twigg.

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Smoking Geographies provides a research-led assessment of the impact of geographical factors on smoking. The contributors uncover how geography can show us not only why people smoke but also broader  Read more...

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Smoking Geographies gives an extensive overview of not just geographical, but also social scientific tobacco research central arguments are well grounded - Anu Katainen, SOSIOLOGIA.

 
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