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Forthcoming Health Geography Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Technopoles of the World

    The Making of 21st Century Industrial Complexes

    By Manuel Castells

    Technopoles - planned centres for the promotion for high- technology industry - have become a key feature of national economic development worldwide. Created out of a technological revolution, the formation of the global economy and the emergence of a new form of economic production and management,...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Perspectives on Age-Friendly Cities

    Edited by Francis G. Caro, Kelly Fitzgerald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    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...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

    Throughout the world’s hinterland regions, 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 new phenomenon resource...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Water and Health

    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:...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Anthropology of Obesity in the United States

    By Anna Bellisari

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge