Health & Medical Geography
In this course we will explore three major geographic approaches to studying health, morbidity, health care, and human wellbeing using a variety of approaches: 1) ecological, in which the relationship between human and environment is analyzed; 2) social, including socio-behavioral and political economy approaches; and 3) spatial analytic, which draw on mapping, geospatial, and spatial statistical techniques to identify patterns. We will apply these approaches to case studies from North America, South East Asia, Sub-Saharan Afric,a and elsewhere. We will also consider spatial variation of pandemics and trans-world connections and processes relevant to global health. 3 hrs. lect.
- Fall 2014
- McCardell Bicentennial Hall 219(MBH 219)
- 3:00pm-4:15pm on Tuesday, Thursday (Sep 8, 2014 to Dec 5, 2014)
- Joshua Rodd
- Social Sciences
- Requirements Fulfilled:
- CMP SOC
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