Summary: " Instructors will find this book easy to use for developing a new course in medical geography as the topics flow in a logical manner. Researchers without a special perspective will find it a useful first exposure to the spatial analysis of health-related data." - Social Science & Medicine"The reader is shown the interaction between various geographic systems"including physical, cultural, and political surfaces" and different disease surf ...show moreaces, via a series of case studies....This text serves as an excellent teaching tool for a first class on medical geography and as a general resource for anyone interested in these issues." - Andrew Curtis, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, USA"Meade and Earickson each have been engaged in medical geographic research for more than three decades... Not only do they have a thorough knowledge of the discipline, but they are able to express it in ways that will make the subject interesting for undergraduate students in geography, other social sciences, and such preprofessional fields as urban studies and public health....I expect to refer to this book quite frequently." - Michael Greenberg, Department of Urban Studies and Community Health, Rutgers University, USA ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 10
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