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Humor and Health in the Media Raising the Question, Should Illness be Funny?

Humor and Health in the Media: Raising the Question, Should Illness be Funny?

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Malynnda A. Johnson
August 05, 2024

Examining popular media portrayals of various health topics, this book offers a critical analysis of how those mediated messages can impact, for good or ill, people’s physical and mental health. Looking specifically at how various depictions of health topics have both aided in the normalization of ...

Global Health Communication for Immigrants and Refugees Cases, Theories, and Strategies

Global Health Communication for Immigrants and Refugees: Cases, Theories, and Strategies

1st Edition

Edited By Do Kyun David Kim, Gary L. Kreps
January 29, 2024

This book analyzes important international cases of immigrant and refugee health from diverse communication perspectives, providing theoretical frames and effective recommendations for designing future health communication campaigns and interventions for global health promotion. ...

Post-AIDS Discourse in Health Communication Sociocultural Interpretations

Post-AIDS Discourse in Health Communication: Sociocultural Interpretations

1st Edition

Edited By Ambar Basu, Andrew R. Spieldenner, Patrick J. Dillon
January 29, 2024

This book examines the discourse of a "post-AIDS" culture, and the medical-discursive shift from crisis and death to survival and living. Contributions from a diverse group of international scholars interrogate and engage with the cultural, social, political, scientific, historical, global, and ...

Immigration and Strategic Public Health Communication Lessons from the Transnational Seguro Popular Project

Immigration and Strategic Public Health Communication: Lessons from the Transnational Seguro Popular Project

1st Edition

By Robert Smith, Don Waisanen, Guillermo Yrizar Barbosa
July 15, 2019

This book engages a key question facing governments and similar institutions in countries of immigration or emigration: how should these governments and institutions communicate with immigrants so that they will listen to and act on their messages? Drawing on original research with Mexican ...

Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

1st Edition

Edited By Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed
September 21, 2017

Both international and internal migration brings new challenges to public health systems. This book aims to critically review theoretical frameworks and literature, as well as discuss new practices and lessons related to culture, migration, and health communication in different countries. It ...

Communicating Women's Health Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

Communicating Women's Health: Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

1st Edition

Edited By Annette Madlock Gatison
December 10, 2015

This volume explores the conditions under which women are empowered, and feel entitled, to make the health decisions that are best for them. At its core, it illuminates how the most basic element of communication, voice, has been summarily suppressed for entire groups of women when it comes to ...

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