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Geographies of Health: An Introduction (Wiley Desktop Editions) Paperback – 9 Jan 2009
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From the Back Cover
This revised and updated edition highlights the ways in whichhealth may be studied from geographical perspectives, setting outthe debates and reviewing the evidence that links health outcomeswith social and physical environments.
Guiding the reader through the relevant theoreticalperspectives, methodologies, and research, examples are providedfrom a range of geographical settings. Pedagogic features –including text boxes, suggestions further reading, and a guide touseful Internet resources reinforce the book′s reader–friendly approach.
Addressing areas in need of particular attention, such asglobalization, contemporary health risks , and socialhealth concerns such as the obesity epidemic , thesecond edition of Geographies of Health provides a fullrevision of the original text and includes a broader globalcoverage.
About the Author
Anthony C. Gatrell is Dean of the School of Health andMedicine and Professor of the Geography of Health at LancasterUniversity. His publications include Distance and Space: AGeographical Perspective (1983), Interactive Spatial DataAnalysis (with Trevor Bailey) (1995), GIS and Health(edited with Markku Löytönen) (1998), and Geographiesof Health (Blackwell, 2001).
Susan J. Elliott is Professor of Geography at McMasterUniversity. She has published extensively in the area of effects onindividual and community health of environmental exposures and wasrecently appointed to the United Nations University InternationalNetwork on Water, Environment and Health.