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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Space, Territory And Health: Contributions Of Milton Santos For The Theme Of The Geography Of Health In Brazil [espaço, Território E Saúde: Contribuições De Milton Santos Para O Tema Da Geografia Da Saúde No Brasil]
Author: De Faria R.M.
Bortolozzi A.
Abstract: The present article intends mostly to discuss the importance of Milton Santos's concepts of space and territory, related in Health Geography in Brazil. These concepts have been incorporated by epidemiologic science in order to search theoretical and methodological instruments, which could help to understand health-illness process as a social manifestation. The literature field that discusses spatial and territory in health, and Milton Santos can be considered one of the greatest leaders of that movement. This paper introduces this reflection and, at the same time, detaches the importance of territory concept for inquiry practicality and public health management.
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Date Issue: 2009
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