Health & Health Risks
AS/A2 Geography
Contemporary Case Studies Series

By Michael Witherick
July 2010
Hodder Education
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9780340991817
116 pages, Illustrated
$33.50 Paper Original

Written by highly experienced authors, examiners and teachers, each title opens with an introductory framework that identifies the relevant key concepts and then follows with a series of short cases that include succinct analysis of the issues raised. In the Using case studies boxes, specific questions are posed and examiner guidance is provided on how the material can be used to tackle them; exercises based on one or more of the case studies are also included.

The concluding section provides more detailed advice on making the most of the case studies in the examination.

Will help students master more complex geographical topics

Shows students how to make best use of up-to-date analysis and data

Will improve coursework and exam preparation through specially-tailored exercises

Table of Contents:
Part 1: Global patterns of health and health risks
Part 2: Infectious diseases
Part 3: Non-infectious diseases
Part 4: The impacts of disease
Part 5: The global economy and health
Part 6: UK health check
Part 7: Healthcare provision
Part 8: Examination advice

About the Author(s):
Michael Witherick has written a wide range of A-level geography resources and has over 20 years' chief examining experience.


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