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Concluding Comments

To facilitate further reflection on the material discussed in the various chapters of this volume, we invited three commentaries from recognized experts in GMH that summarize and discuss key themes covered in each of the three parts of the handbook. These were written by Duncan Pedersen (chapter 9), Crick Lund (chapter 20) and Rachel Tribe (chapter 36), respectively, and appear at the end of each part. They bring together some of the key points arising from the broad sweep of GMH topics addressed over the course of this book; at the same time, they indicate how even this only scratches the surface of the considerable issues and challenges that the GMH enterprise raises. Although this handbook may not comprehensively cover all relevant issues, we are confident that it provides stimulating and engaging food for thought for practitioners, researchers, experts by experience, students, policymakers and all others concerned with the field of GMH.


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