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  • Designing the Compassionate City

    Creating Places Where People Thrive

    By Jenny Donovan

    Designing the Compassionate City outlines an approach to urban design that is centred on an explicit recognition of the inherent dignity of all people. It suggests whether we thrive or decline – as individuals or as a community – is dependent on our ability to fulfil the full spectrum of our needs.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Urban Biodiversity

    From Research to Practice

    Edited by Alessandro Ossola, Jari Niemelä

    Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • The Geography of Health Services in Britain.

    By Robin Haynes

    This book is about geographical variation in the organisation, provision and use of health services in Britain. Its main theme is that neither the quantity nor the quality of health care provided by the National Health Service (NHS) is uniform from place to place. Chapters discuss and evaluate:…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Medical Geography

    Techniques and Field Studies

    By N D McGlashan

    The first book of its kind when originally published in 1972, this book discusses techniques, types of maps and atlases, case histories illustrations of both disease incidence and distribution of medical services, and some examples of theoretical models linked with practical work. It shows the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Geographical Gerontology

    Perspectives, Concepts, Approaches

    Edited by Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews, Malcolm P. Cutchin

    Understanding where ageing occurs, how it is experienced by different people in different places, and in what ways it is transforming our communities, economies and societies at all levels has become crucial for the development of informed research, policy and programs. This book focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

  • The Meat Crisis

    Developing more Sustainable and Ethical Production and Consumption, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Joyce D'Silva, John Webster

    Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally, 70 billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that livestock production is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Global Health

    An Introduction to Current and Future Trends, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin McCracken, David R. Phillips

    Global Health continues to provide readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date and thought-provoking outline and understanding of the constantly evolving global health landscape. In this new edition the authors have maintained the successful structure and organisation of the previous edition to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19
    Routledge

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes

    This book presents a study of perceptions of food insecurity in East Asia, and explores how individual countries are developing strategies to deal with the situation. It also looks at how the perception of food insecurity has increasingly influenced the nature of international interactions, not…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Drugs, Law, People, Place and the State

    Ongoing regulation, resistance and change

    Edited by Stewart Williams, Barney Warf

    Though any psychoactive substance can be revered or reviled as a drug, as people’s cultural norms shift, ultimately its status is determined in law by the state. This publication explores the regulation of drugs – alcohol and cannabis to heroin and cocaine – and practices such as social drinking…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01
    Routledge

  • Ecologies and Politics of Health

    Edited by Brian King, Kelley A. Crews

    Human health exists at the interface of environment and society. Decades of work by researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers has shown that health is shaped by a myriad of factors, including the biophysical environment, climate, political economy, gender, social networks, culture, and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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