40% off Popular Science books & eBooks—Save on general interest titles now!

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreaks, Environment and Human Behaviour

International Case Studies

Editors: Akhtar, Rais (Ed.)

Free Preview
  • One of the first books on COVID-19 geographical spread 
  • Examines COVID-19 impact at an international dimension
  • Presents research from some of the world’s leading scientists
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook 71,68 €
price for Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-68120-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 84,99 €
price for Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-68119-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
About this book

This book covers over 24 country studies on various dimensions associated with the geographical spread of COVID-19. The chapters in the book, from geographically diversified countries, assert the need to undertake intensive regional research in order to understand the global pattern of Coronavirus focusing on infection migration, and indigenous origin that has caused tremendous global economic, social and health disaster. The book contends that understanding of peoples’ behaviour is crucial towards safety measures against infection, as COVID-19 impacted to a greater extent social wellbeing of population because of lockdowns in all corners of the world.

Some of the countries featured are USA, France, Italy, Hong Kong, South Korea, Canada, Australia, Pacific Islands, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, South Africa, Nigeria, Mexico, Peru and Brazil.

About the authors

Prof. Rais Akhtar is Adjunct Faculty and CO-P.I. on the Department of Science and Technology (Government of India) Project on climate change and health, at the International Institute of Health Management and Research, New Delhi. 

He has published more than 18 books and numerous articles on medical geography and climate change and health. Prof. Akhtar delivered lectures at a number of medical institutes including the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Johns’ Hopkins University School of Public Health and the Institute of Public Health, University of Pisa.

He has also received numerous international fellowships, including Leverhulme and Henry Chapman fellowships of the University of Liverpool and the University of London, respectively, and the Visiting Professor, University of Paris, Nanterre. Prof. Rais Akhtar was elected Fellow of Royal Geographical Society, London, and Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences, Brussels. Prof. Akhtar was the lead author of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Prof. Akhtar received Nobel Prize Memento after IPCC shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore in 2007.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 71,68 €
price for Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-68120-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 84,99 €
price for Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-68119-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreaks, Environment and Human Behaviour
Book Subtitle
International Case Studies
Editors
  • Rais Akhtar
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-68120-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-68120-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-68119-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 480
Number of Illustrations
13 b/w illustrations, 109 illustrations in colour
Topics