Health Geography Products

  • Disability, Spaces and Places of Policy Exclusion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Soldatic, Hannah Morgan, Alan Roulstone

    Geographies of disability have become a key research priority for many disability scholars and geographers. This edited collection, incorporating the work of leading international disability researchers, seeks to expand the current geographical frame operating within the realm of disability.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clare Herrick, David Reubi

    To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do and understand global health emerges largely from contexts that geography has long engaged with: urbanisation, globalisation, political economy,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • Drugs, Law, People, Place and the State

    Ongoing regulation, resistance and change, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz, Meera Shekar

    The concept of food and nutrition security has evolved and risen to the top of the international policy agenda over the last decade. Yet it is a complex and multi-faceted issue, requiring a broad and inter-disciplinary perspective for full understanding. This Handbook represents the most…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly G. Fitzgerald, Francis G. Caro

    This book brings together recent scholarly work concerned with efforts around the world to transform cities so that they are more age-friendly. Common to all of the initiatives is recognition of the importance of the community environment for the well-being of the rapidly growing numbers of older…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Bartram

    This comprehensive handbook provides an authoritative source of information on global water and health, suitable for interdisciplinary teaching for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. It covers both developing and developed country concerns. It is organized into sections covering:…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

  • The Geography of Health Services in Britain.

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Medical Geography

    Techniques and Field Studies, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security

    1st Edition

    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

  • Ecologies and Politics of Health

    1st Edition

    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

  • Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

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