Global Health, Geographical Contingency, and Contingent Geographies

  title={Global Health, Geographical Contingency, and Contingent Geographies},
  author={Clare Herrick},
  booktitle={Annals of the American Association of Geographers},
  • Clare Herrick
  • Published 2016 in Annals of the American Association of Geographers
Health geography has emerged from under the "shadow of the medical" to become one of the most vibrant of all the subdisciplines. Yet, this success has also meant that health research has become increasingly siloed within this subdisciplinary domain. As this article explores, this represents a potential lost opportunity with regard to the study of global health, which has instead come to be dominated by anthropology and political science. Chief among the former's concerns are exploring the gap… CONTINUE READING
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