Geographies of Aging Projects Lab


Few Recent Publications from GAPLab Members and Friends:

Articles Published (in Refereed Journals)

  • Subedi, Rajendra and Mark W. Rosenberg (2016) “High-skilled immigrants-low-skilled jobs: Challenging everyday health,” The Canadian Geographer. Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 56-68, published on-line (December 2015) DOI: 10.1111/CAG12237.
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. (2016) “Health Geography II: ‘Dividing’ health geography,” Progress in Human Geography. Printed Version Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 546-554, Online Version published (April 2015), doi: 10.1177/0309132515581094.
  • Coen, Stephanie E., Rajendra P. Subedi and Mark W. Rosenberg, (2016) “Working out across Canada: Is there a gender gap?” The Canadian Geographer. Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 69-81, published on-line (February 2016) DOI: 10.1111/CAG12255.
  • Herron, Rachel V., Mark W. Rosenberg, and Mark W. Skinner (2016) “The dynamics of voluntarism in rural dementia care,” Health & Place. Vol. 41, pp. 34-41.
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. (2017) “Health Geography III: Old ideas, new ideas or new determinisms?” Progress in Human Geography. Printed Version Vol. 41, No.6 pp. 832-842. Online Version published (September 2016), doi: 10.1177/0309132516670054. Reprinted in
  • Herron, Rachel V. and Mark W. Rosenberg (2017) “’Not there yet’: Examining community support from the perspective of people with dementia and their partners in care,” Social Science & Medicine. Vol. 173, pp. 81-87.
  • Gu, Lijuan, Mark W. Rosenberg and Juxin Zeng (2017) “Changing caregiving relationships for older home-based Chinese people in a transitional stage: Trends, factors and policy implications,” Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Vol. 70, pp. 219-229.
  • Zhang, Fengying, Li Wang, Mark W. Rosenberg, Jin Xu, Thomas Krafft and Wuyi Wang (2017) “The disease burden of patients with allergic rhinitis from a hospital surveillance in Beijing,” Sustainability. Vol. 9, 427. doi:10.3390/su9030427.
  • Subedi, Rajendra P. and Mark W. Rosenberg (2017) “’I am from nowhere’: Identity and self-perceived health status of skilled immigrants employed in low-skilled service sector jobs,” International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 253-264. doi: 10.1108/IJMHSC-09-2015-0035.
  • Gu, Lijuan, Mark W. Rosenberg and Juxin Zeng (2017) “The impacts of socioeconomic and environmental indicators on the self-rated health of different income groups,” Geographical Research. Vol. 36, No. 7, pp. 1057-1070.
  • Gu, Lijuan, Mark W. Rosenberg and Juxin Zeng (2017) “Competing forces of socioeconomic development and environmental degradation on health and happiness: A multilevel analysis of China,” International Journal of Health Services. DOI: 10.1177/0020731417725470.
  • Yu, Jie and Mark W. Rosenberg (2017) “‘No place like home’: Aging in post-reform Beijing,” Health & Place. Vol. 46, pp. 192-200.
  • Herron, Rachel V. and Mark W. Rosenberg (2017) “Responding to aggression and reactive behaviours in the home,” Dementia. (First Published March 26, 2017).
  • Huang, Yi, Mark W. Rosenberg, Lingli Hou, and Mengjin Hu (2017) “Relationships among environment, climate and longevity in China,” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 14(10), 1195;
  • Coen, Stephanie, Mark W. Rosenberg and Joyce Davidson (2018) ‘“It's gym, like g-y-m not J-i-m”: Exploring the role of place in the gendering of physical activity,’ Social Science & Medicine. Vol. 196, pp. 29-36
  • Cheng, Yang, Yuxia Lv, Mark W. Rosenberg and Linke Hou, (2018) “Decision making of non-agricultural work by rural residents in Weifang, China,” Sustainability doi: 10.3390/su10051647.

Book Chapters

  • Herron, Rachel and Mark W. Rosenberg (2016) “Aging, gender and ‘triple jeopardy’ through the life course,” in Place, Health & Diversity: A Canadian Perspective. Melissa Giesbrecht and Valorie A. Crooks, eds. Farnham (UK): Ashgate, pp. 200-219.
  • Lovell, Sarah A. and Mark W. Rosenberg (2016) “Community capacity building through qualitative methodologies,” in Practicing Qualitative Methods in Health Geography. Nancy E. Fenton and Jamie Baxter, eds. London: Routledge, pp. 92-110.
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. (2017) “Health systems,” in The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Douglas Richardson, ed. London: Wiley Blackwell, pp. 3295-3301.
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. and Natalie Waldbrook (2017) “Creating new geographies of health and health care through technology,” in Handbook on Geographies of Technology. Barney Warf, ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 443-457.
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. (2017) “Preface” in Research on Age-friendly Environments in Rapidly Urbanizing China. Shangyi Zhou, ed. Beijing: Science Press, pp. iii-vi.
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. (2017) “Geography of Health Care,” in Oxford Bibliographies in Geography. Barney Warf, ed. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199874002-0174
  • Rosenberg, Mark W. and Kathi Wilson (2018) “Population geographies of older people,” in Geographical Gerontology. Mark W. Skinner, Gavin J. Andrews and Malcolm P. Cutchin, eds. London: Routledge, pp. 56-67.
  • Cheng, Yang, Jie Yu and Mark W. Rosenberg (2018) “The changing face of the older population in urban and rural China,” in Ageing in the Asia Pacific. Thomas R. Klassen, Masa Higo, Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti and Theresa Devasahayam, eds. London: Routledge, pp. 46-63.

Commentaries and Editorials Published (in Refereed Journals)

  • Qiu, Jane with Lu Dadao, Mark-Stafford Smith, Jean-Robert, Mark Rosenberg and Bojie Fu (2017) The role of geography in sustainable development. National Science Review. Vol. 4, pp. 140-143. Doi:10.1093/nsr/nww082.