Health Geographies

A Critical Introduction
Product Number: EB00704794
Released: May 19, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118739013
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Health Geographies: A Critical Introduction explores health and biomedical topics from a range of critical geographic perspectives. Building on the field's past engagement with social theory it extends the focus of health geography into new areas of enquiry. -Introduces key topics in health geography through clear and engaging examples and case studies drawn from around the world -Incorporates multi-disciplinary perspectives and approaches applied in the field of health geography -Identifies both health and biomedical issues as a central area of concern for critically oriented health geographers -Features material that is alert to questions of global scale and difference, and sensitive to the political and economic as well sociocultural aspects of health -Provides extensive pedagogic materials within the text and guidance for further study

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