Communication: Health Communication

  • Aspects of Confused Speech: A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers book cover

    Aspects of Confused Speech

    A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers

    By Pamela Shakespeare

    Based on research focusing on the experience of having confused speech and being with confused speakers, this book begins with everyday, commonly understood ideas such as "talking too much" and examines how confused speech is "brought off" as a collaborative activity by the people involved. The…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication

    Edited by José Antonio Muñiz Velázquez, Cristina Pulido

    The Routledge Handbook of Positive Communication forms a comprehensive reference point for cross-disciplinary approaches to understanding the central role of communication in the construction of hedonic and eudemonic happiness,or subjective and psychological well-being. Including contributions from…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Theory, Health and Education: Childhood Obesity Inc. book cover

    Social Theory, Health and Education

    Childhood Obesity Inc.

    By Darren Powell

    This book explores how corporations fund, devise and implement various programmes in schools as ‘part of the solution’ to childhood obesity. Drawing on data from across the globe, it shows how children, teachers, school leaders and external providers (both public and private), understand and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Health and Education

  • Family Communication: Cohesion and Change book cover

    Family Communication

    Cohesion and Change, 10th Edition

    By Kathleen M. Galvin, Dawn O. Braithwaite, Paul Schrodt, Carma Bylund

    Family Communication: Cohesion and Change encourages students to think critically about family interaction patterns and to analyze them using a variety of communication theories. Using a framework of family functions, current research, and first-person narratives, this text emphasizes the diversity…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Strategic Communication and Deformative Transparency: Persuasion in Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health book cover

    Strategic Communication and Deformative Transparency

    Persuasion in Politics, Propaganda, and Public Health

    By Isaac Nahon-Serfaty

    This book examines deformative transparency and its different manifestations in political communication, propaganda and public health. The objective is to present the theoretical foundations of deformative transparency, as grotesque and esperpentic transparency, and illustrate the validity of such…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Communication and Bullying book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Communication and Bullying

    Edited by Richard West, Christina Beck

    The Routledge Handbook of Communication and Bullying provides an essential and unique analysis of bullying and anti-bullying efforts from a communication-based perspective. Drawing on communication theory and compelling empirical research, this volume offers valuable international perspectives of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace book cover

    Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services

    Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace

    By Elizabeth L. Angeli

    Rhetorical Work in Emergency Medical Services: Communicating in the Unpredictable Workplace details how communicators harness the power of rhetoric to make decisions and communicate in unpredictable contexts. Grounded in a 16-month study in the EMS workplace, this text contributes to our…

    Paperback – 2018-08-21 
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Talking Through Death: Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts book cover

    Talking Through Death

    Communicating about Death in Interpersonal, Mediated, and Cultural Contexts

    By Christine Davis, Deborah Breede

    Talking Through Death examines communication at the end-of-life from several different communication perspectives: interpersonal (patient, provider, family), mediated, and cultural. By studying interpersonal and family communication, cultural media, funeral related rituals, religious and cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24 
    Routledge

  • Risk and Health Communication in an Evolving Media Environment book cover

    Risk and Health Communication in an Evolving Media Environment

    Edited by H. Dan O'Hair

    Broadcast media has a particular fascination with stories that involve risk and health crisis events—disease outbreaks, terrorist acts, and natural disasters—contexts where risk and health communication play a critical role. An evolving media landscape introduces both challenges and opportunities…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Electronic Media Research Series

  • Neuroscience and Media: New Understandings and Representations book cover

    Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Communicating Hope: An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team book cover

    Communicating Hope

    An Ethnography of a Children's Mental Health Care Team

    By Christine Davis

    Kevin is a sometimes-violent teenager with severe emotional disturbance in a family environment of poverty and stress. In this ethnography of a children's mental health care team, communication scholar Christine S. Davis delves deeply into how members of the team create hope for themselves, for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Communicating Women’s Health: Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions book cover

    Communicating Women’s Health

    Social and Cultural Norms that Influence Health Decisions

    Edited by Annette Madlock Gatison

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

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