A Companion to Health and Medical Geography

Tim Brown, Sara L McLafferty, Graham Moon

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages610
ISBN (Print)9781405170031
StatePublished - Nov 11 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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