Health Geography Products

  • An Introduction to the Geography of Health

    2nd Edition

    By Helen Hazen, Peter Anthamatten

    In the second edition of An Introduction to the Geography of Health, Hazen and Anthamatten explore the ways in which geographic ideas and approaches can inform our understanding of health. The book’s focus on a broad range of physical and social factors that drive health in places and spaces offers…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Health Engineering in the Tropics

    Water, Sanitation and Disease Control, 3rd Edition

    By Sandy Cairncross, Sir Richard Feachem

    This fully updated third edition of the classic text, widely cited as the most important and useful book for health engineering and disease prevention, describes infectious diseases in tropical and developing countries, and the effective measures that may be used against them.  The infections…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Environmental Health and Housing

    Issues for Public Health, 2nd Edition

    By Jill Stewart, Zena Lynch

    The second edition of Environmental Health and Housing has been completely updated to cover the contemporary issues in public health that have emerged in recent years. With a theory and practice approach to public health, this edition focuses more on population health, health protection and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Food Policy in the United States

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Parke Wilde

    This new edition offers a timely update to the leading textbook dedicated to all aspects of U.S. food policy. The update accounts for experience with policy changes in the 2014 Farm Bill and prospects for the next Farm Bill, the publication of the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    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

  • City of Well-being

    A radical guide to planning, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Barton

    City of Well-being provides a radical and holistic introduction to the science and art of town planning. It starts from the premise that the purpose of planning is the health, well-being and sustainable quality of life of people. Drawing on current and historic examples it offers inspiration,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Food Literacy

    Key concepts for health and education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Vidgen

    Globally, the food system and the relationship of the individual to that system, continues to change and grow in complexity. Eating is an everyday event that is part of everyone’s lives. There are many commentaries on the nature of these changes to what, where and how we eat and their…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Green Infrastructure and Public Health

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Coutts

    There is a growing body of knowledge revealing a sweeping array of connections between public health and green infrastructure – but not until now have the links between them been brought together in one comprehensive book. Green Infrastructure and Public Health provides an overview of current…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • Food Wars

    The Global Battle for Mouths, Minds and Markets, 2nd Edition

    By Tim Lang, Michael Heasman

    In the years since publication of the first edition of Food Wars much has happened in the world of food policy. This new edition brings these developments fully up to date within the original analytical framework of competing paradigms or worldviews shaping the direction and decision-making within…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments, 1st Edition

    By John W. Dover

    With more than half of the world's population now living in urban areas, it is vitally important that towns and cities are healthy places to live. The principal aim of this book is to synthesize the disparate literature on the use of vegetation in the built environment and its multifunctional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Robert Dyball, Barry Newell

    We are facing hugely complex challenges – from climate change to world poverty, our problems are part of an inter-related web of social and natural systems. Human ecology promises an approach to these complex challenges, a way to understand these problems holistically and to start to manage…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11
    Routledge

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