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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This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract As befits an emerging field of enquiry, there is on-going discussion about the scope, role and future of the medical humanities.
Keywords: Medical humanities, Health humanities, Medical geography, Geographies of health, Critical theory, Arts and health, Activism, Patient advocacy. Acknowledgments The conference session and the contributions of Atkinson, Evans and Woods were supported through a strategic award in medical humanities from the Wellcome Trust WT Medical Humanities — Arts and Humanistic Science. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy.
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