Exploring Human Geography 2

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1. Which is not a feature of Brown and Moon's From Siam to New York: Jacques May and the foundation of medical geography?

  • The idea that medical geographic knowledge also needs to be understood in relation to colonial and imperial medicine
  • The intersection of medical geography and the US military
  • May was able to carefully interweave the two ‘sciences’ of medicine and geography within his disease ecology perspective
  • The distribution of schiz in Nott is highly localized, in terms of tot pop of patients- closely correlated with those for a whole set of unfavouraunfavourable life circumstances, notably low social status, high unemployment and low social cohesion
  • Mays- Introducing ‘western’ medical methods to Siam and Indochina was, he claimed, a way of ‘saving’ their populations from the perceived problems of indigenous medicine and ensuring the development of the nation in an acceptable fashion
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2. What is Daniels and Nash's main argument in Lifepaths: geography and biography?

  • Narratives of the lifepath have been plotted in a geographical way, through the metaphor and technique of mapping; forms of life writing: spiritual autobiographies, travel writings, novels, educational texts, sociological studies and memoirs
  • Violence is pervasive that we take it for granted, from domestic, sexual, mass shootings, terrorism and welfare.
  • Students at Glenmore Lodge Scotland, offered children from urban areas the opportunity to learn field studies and learning experiences were collected from field journals- capture the smells, sounds, sights and feelings or embodied experience

3. What is not one of Brown and Duncan's ideas in Placing Geographies of public health?

  • Critical new public health: recognize the role of external factors in shaping individual health related behaviours, located the solutions for achieving good health within the realm of individual choice
  • Geographies of public health: public health is traditionally known as what we as a society do collectively to ensure the conditions in which people can be healthy
  • Space for new health geography? Foucalt’s writings do offer health geographers the space to explore in more detail the ways in which public health discourses are understood in particular contexts
  • Critical health geography: a rapidly changing set of ideas and practices within human geography linked by a shared commitment to emancipatory politics within and beyond the discipline
  • Replacement of a biochemical model of disease with a social model of health.

4. What is the main message Lorimer states in Telling small stories: spaces of knowledge and the practice of geography?

  • Students at Glenmore Lodge Scotland, offered children from urban areas the opportunity to learn field studies and learning experiences were collected from field journals- capture the smells, sounds, sights and feelings or embodied experience
  • Narratives of the lifepath in western culture have been plotted in an explicitly geographical way, through the metaphor and technique of mapping
  • Violence is pervasive that we take it for granted, from domestic, sexual, mass shootings, terrorism and welfare.

5. What is Crang's Its Showtime article about?

  • Financial services and the more blue blooded areas of investment banking, had long denied access to all but an exceptional minority of professional women and a legion of female clerical workers.
  • 1) influence the nature of that labour's purpose, its product, its content; they help to establish the uses it makes of various human resources (emotional, manual, and mental) 2) they are crucial in framing the manner in self & labour links
  • Corporate logic in the airline industry creates a series of links between competition, market expansion, advertising, heightened passenger expectations about rights to display and company demands for acting. Cabin were your own living room

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