New PDF release: Mobilities and Health (Ashgate's Geographies of Health

By Professor Anthony C Gatrell

ISBN-10: 1409419924

ISBN-13: 9781409419921

Looking at well-being and wellbeing and fitness care in a brand new method, this ebook examines overall healthiness dangers and merits as encountered 'on the circulation' instead of concentrating on the hazards and merits incurred at fastened destinations. the supply and usage of healthiness care can also be investigated, as produced/delivered and consumed/accessed in cellular settings.

Engaging with the modern situation with 'mobilities' this e-book covers many sorts of circulate and circulation, together with activities of individuals, illness, details and future health care. the problems and difficulties that are thought of - no matter if re-emerging infections, displaced people, or the 'risks' of globalised shuttle - are of present and ongoing concern.

Drawing on 3 major disciplines, geography, sociology, and epidemiology, writer Tony Gatrell makes powerful connections among those components of inquiry, drawing on (for instance) social theorising, geographical suggestions, and epidemiological tools and information. The booklet should be of curiosity to the transforming into variety of geographers engaged on the geography of overall healthiness, besides social scientists excited about the mobilities 'turn'. extra commonly, as problems with worldwide public healthiness that normally contain the routine of individuals, items, viruses and knowledge proceed to hit the headlines, the ebook is either well timed and of coverage relevance.

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