Culture/Place/Health / Edition 1

Culture/Place/Health / Edition 1

by Wilbert M. Gesler, Robin A. Kearns
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415190657

ISBN-13: 9780415190657

Pub. Date: 12/14/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Culture/Place/Health is the first exploration of cultural-geographical health research for a decade, drawing on contemporary research undertaken by geographers and other social scientists to explore the links between culture, place and health. It uses a wealth of examples from societies around the world to assert the place of culture in shaping relations

Overview

Culture/Place/Health is the first exploration of cultural-geographical health research for a decade, drawing on contemporary research undertaken by geographers and other social scientists to explore the links between culture, place and health. It uses a wealth of examples from societies around the world to assert the place of culture in shaping relations between health and place. It contributes to an expanding of horizons at the intersection of the discipline of geography and the multidisciplinary domain of health concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415190657
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/14/2001
Series:
Critical Geographies Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1.Mind and Body Spaces
2.Embodied Geographies
3.Leisure/Tourism Geographies
4.Clubbing
5.Entanglements of Power
6.De-Centering Sexualities
7.Geopolitical Traditions
8.Children's Geographies
9.Thinking Space
10.Animal Spaces, Beastly Places
11.Bodies
12.Closet Space
13.Timespace
14.Geographies of Young People
15.Celtic Geographies
16.Culture/Place/Health

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