skip to content
A companion to health and medical geography Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A companion to health and medical geography

Author: Tim Brown; Sara McLafferty; Graham Moon
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to geography, 8
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This Companion provides a comprehensive account of health and medical geography and approaches the major themes and key topics from a variety of angles. Thematically organized sections offer  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Brown; Sara McLafferty; Graham Moon
ISBN: 9781444314762 1444314769 9781405170031 1405170034
OCLC Number: 873628995
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 610 Seiten).
Contents: List of Illustrations viii List of Contributors xi Acknowledgements xxiii 1 Introduction to Health and Medical Geography 1 Tim Brown, Sara McLafferty, and Graham Moon Part I Debates in Health and Medical Geography 13 2 Health Geography 15 Robin Kearns and Damian Collins 3 Medical Geography 33 Jonathan D. Mayer 4 Doubting Dualisms 55 Michael L. Dorn, Carla C. Keirns, and Vincent J. Del Casino Jr Part II Disease 79 5 Disease, Ecology, and Environment 81 Joseph R. Oppong and Adam Harold 6 Mapping Disease 96 Stephane Rican and Gerard Salem 7 Infectious Disease Diffusion 111 Clive E. Sabel, Dennis Pringle, and Anders Schaerstrom 8 Modeling Chronic Disease 133 Myles Gould 9 Emerging and Re-emerging Diseases 154 Michael Emch and Elisabeth D. Root 10 Situating Politics in Health and Medical Geography 173 Courtney J. Donovan and R. Ian Duncan 11 Living With and Experiencing Disease 188 Vincent J. Del Casino Jr Part III Health and Wellbeing 205 12 Therapeutic Landscapes as Health Promoting Places 207 Allison M. Williams 13 "... a Penis Is Not Needed in Order to Pee": Sex and Gender in Health Geography 224 Matt Sothern and Isabel Dyck 14 Impairment and Disability 242 Vera Chouinard 15 Mental and Emotional Health 258 Hester Parr and Joyce Davidson 16 Landscapes of Despair 278 Geoffrey DeVerteuil and Josh Evans 17 Representing the Un/healthy Body 301 Susan Craddock and Tim Brown Part IV Public Health and Health Inequalities 323 18 Health Geography and Public Health 325 Sarah Curtis, Mylene Riva, and Mark Rosenberg 19 Migration and Health 346 Paul Boyle and Paul Norman 20 Social Perspectives on Health Inequalities 375 Vani S. Kulkarni and S. V. Subramanian 21 Neighborhoods and Health 399 Anne Ellaway and Sally Macintyre 22 An Environmental Health Geography of Risk 418 Michael Jerrett with Sara Gale and Caitlin Kontgis 23 Environment, Perception, and Resistance 446 Susan J. Elliott 24 Healthy Behavior 460 Liz Twigg and Lynda Cooper 25 Governing Un/healthy Populations 477 Tim Brown and Duika L. Burges Watson Part V Health Care and Caring 495 26 Providing Health Care 497 Ross Barnett and Alison Copeland 27 Accessing Health Care 521 Thomas C. Ricketts 28 Location-allocation Planning 540 Frank Tanser, Peter Gething, and Peter Atkinson 29 The Changing Geography of Care 567 Christine Milligan and Andrew Power 30 Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): Production, Consumption, Research 587 Gavin J. Andrews, Jon Adams, and Jeremy Segrott Index 604
Series Title: Blackwell companions to geography, 8
Responsibility: edited by Tim Brown, Sara McLafferty, and Graham Moon.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"This companion is an excellent resource. The linkages between chapters and between thematic sections are excellent, providing a comprehensive account of the current state of the subdiscipline." Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

User lists with this item (1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/873628995> # A companion to health and medical geography
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "873628995" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Place/malden_ma> ; # Malden, MA
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Topic/medical_geography> ; # Medical geography
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Thing/electronic_books> ; # Electronic books
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/614.42/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Person/moon_graham> ; # Graham Moon
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Person/mclafferty_sara> ; # Sara McLafferty
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Person/brown_tim> ; # Tim Brown
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/766909893> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Series/blackwell_companions_to_geography> ; # Blackwell companions to geography ;
    schema:name "A companion to health and medical geography" ;
    schema:productID "873628995" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/873628995#PublicationEvent/malden_ma_wiley_blackwell_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Agent/wiley_blackwell> ; # Wiley-Blackwell
    schema:url <http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/9781444314762> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781405170031> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781444314762> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444314762> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/873628995> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Agent/wiley_blackwell> # Wiley-Blackwell
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Wiley-Blackwell" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Person/brown_tim> # Tim Brown
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Brown" ;
    schema:givenName "Tim" ;
    schema:name "Tim Brown" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Person/mclafferty_sara> # Sara McLafferty
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "McLafferty" ;
    schema:givenName "Sara" ;
    schema:name "Sara McLafferty" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Person/moon_graham> # Graham Moon
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Moon" ;
    schema:givenName "Graham" ;
    schema:name "Graham Moon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Series/blackwell_companions_to_geography> # Blackwell companions to geography ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/873628995> ; # A companion to health and medical geography
    schema:name "Blackwell companions to geography ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Thing/electronic_books> # Electronic books
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Electronic books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/766909893#Topic/medical_geography> # Medical geography
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Medical geography" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781405170031>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1405170034" ;
    schema:isbn "9781405170031" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781444314762>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1444314769" ;
    schema:isbn "9781444314762" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.