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From medical to health geography: novelty, place and theory after a decade of change
In this paper, we reflect on the positioning of health geography within the wider academic landscapes of geography and health-related research. Drawing on examples from a number of countries, weExpand
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Place and Health: Towards a Reformed Medical Geography∗
An engagement with public health concerns and aspects of social theory such as the structure/agency debate is crucial to medical geography. The imperatives underlying this engagement center on place,Expand
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New Zealand parents' understandings of the intergenerational decline in children's independent outdoor play and active travel
Children's independent mobility and physical activity levels are declining in Western countries. In the past 20 years New Zealand children's active travel (walking and cycling) has dropped on averageExpand
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Narrative analysis as a strategy for understanding interview talk in geographic research
Narrative analysis produces strategies to inform the conduct, interpretation and presentation of interview talk, and encourages and enables researchers to take account of research participants’ ownExpand
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‘The status quo is not an option’: Community impacts of school closure in South Taranaki, New Zealand
Abstract This paper explores the impacts of proposed school closures on families in rural communities in the South Taranaki region of New Zealand. We situate this instance of educationalExpand
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Can Virtual Streetscape Audits Reliably Replace Physical Streetscape Audits?
There is increasing recognition that the neighborhood-built environment influences health outcomes, such as physical activity behaviors, and technological advancements now provide opportunities toExpand
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The Societal Costs and Benefits of Commuter Bicycling: Simulating the Effects of Specific Policies Using System Dynamics Modeling
We compared the effects of policies to increase bicycle commuting in a car-dominated city and explored the role of participatory modeling to support transport planning in the face of complexity. Expand
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Healing the masses: Cuban health politics at home and abroad
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The safe journeys of an enterprising school: negotiating landscapes of opportunity and risk.
In this paper, we discuss recent efforts to improve the safety of children travelling to and from New Zealand's largest primary school. The results of a travel survey completed by parents and pupilsExpand
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Geographies of Consumption
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