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  1. 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...

    Published June 25th 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...

    Published May 22nd 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...

    Published March 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,...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Medical Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    Progress and Prospect

    Edited by Michael Pacione

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Geographers have for a long time contributed much valuable detailed data on the geographical patterns of disease and health care delivery to the medical world. On its first publication in 1985, this edited collection addressed the need for a review of progress in the field of medical geography that...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Human Ecology

    A systems approach to sustainability

    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 provides an approach to address these complex challenges, a way to understand them holistically and to start to manage them more...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Food Safety and Informal Markets

    Animal Products in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Edited by Kristina Roesel, Delia Grace

    Animal products are vital components of the diets and livelihoods of people across sub-Saharan Africa. They are frequently traded in local, unregulated markets and this can pose significant health risks. This volume presents an accessible overview of these issues in the context of food safety,...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Health and Climate Change

    Modelling the impacts of global warming and ozone depletion

    By Pim Martens

    'Understanding how complex ecological and climatic change can influence human health is the new challenge before us. The book confronts these multidimensional risk assessments head-on and will catalyse the important interdisciplinary and integrated approach that is the new paradigm now required for...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Disaster Risk Reduction

    Cases from Urban Africa

    By Mark Pelling, Ben Wisner

    Published with ProVention Consortium, UNDP and UN-Habitat 'This excellent book is essential reading for those concerned with urban risk and its reduction in Africa, the most rapidly urbanizing region of the world.' Professor Jo Beall, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics '...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge