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Forthcoming Health Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Health and Environmental Impact Assessment

    An integrated approach

    By British Medical Association

    Health and the environment are intimately linked. Bad environments can cause ill-health, whether it be asthma worsened by air pollution, poisoning by exposure to hazardous substances, injury caused by fast-moving machinery, stress due to noise or social isolation resulting from poorly designed...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Revisiting Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    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...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    By Meghann Ormond

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Geography of the Lifeworld (Routledge Revivals)

    Movement, Rest and Encounter

    By David Seamon

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Within the modern Western lifestyle increasing conflict is becoming apparent between that patchwork of isolated points such as the home or the office, which are linked by a mechanical system of transportation and communication devices, and a growing sense of homelessness and isolation. This work,...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Francis G. Caro, Kelly Fitzgerald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The vast majority of resources in public initiatives to support older people are invested in financial security, health care, and long-term care, where the focus is on individual benefits. Community features that collectively benefit residents have received much less systematic attention. This...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Post-Disaster Reconstruction

    Lessons from Aceh

    Edited by Matthew Clarke, Ismet Fanany

    On Sunday 26 December 2004, a tsunami of up to 30 metres high hit the northern tip of Sumatera in Indonesia, causing immediate destruction and the deaths of at least 130,000 in Indonesia alone. The scale of the devastation and ensuing human suffering prompted the biggest response endeavour to any...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Healthy Cities and Urban Policy Research

    Edited by Takehito Takano

    Healthy Cites and Urban Policy Research is a collection of papers by leading experts from academia or international organisations who have been involved in the Healthy Cities Movement. It is the first academic work to combine public health with urban planning. Contemporary issues from various...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Influenza and Public Health

    Learning from Past Pandemics

    Edited by Tamara Giles-Vernick, Susan Craddock

    Major influenza pandemics pose a constant threat. As evidenced by recent H5N1 avian flu and novel H1N1, influenza outbreaks can come in close succession, yet differ in their transmission and impact. With accelerated levels of commercial and population mobility, new forms of flu virus can also...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Green Infrastructure

    Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments

    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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ageing Resource Communities

    New Frontiers of Rural Population Change, Community Development and Voluntarism

    Edited by Mark Skinner, Neil Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    People are growing old in resource-dependent communities that were neither originally designed nor presently equipped to support an ageing population. This book provides cutting edge theoretical and empirical insights into the emergent dimension of rural population aging, to understand the diverse...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge