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Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases


Emch, Michael E. & Root, Elisabeth Dowling (2010). Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases.. Brown, Tim; McLafferty, Sara; & Moon, Graham (Eds.) (pp. 154-172). Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell.


This Companion provides a comprehensive account of health and medical geography and approaches the major themes and key topics from a variety of angles.
Offers a unique breadth of topics relating to both health and medical geography
Includes contributions from a range of scholars from rising stars to established, internationally renowned authors
Provides an up-to-date review of the state of the sub-discipline
Thematically organized sections offer detailed accounts of specific issues and combine general overviews of the current literature with case study material
Chapters cover topics at the cutting edge of the sub-discipline, including emerging and re-emerging diseases, the politics of disease, mental and emotional health, landscapes of despair, and the geography of care


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Blackwell Companions to Geography


Emch, Michael E.
Root, Elisabeth Dowling