Communication: Health Communication

  • 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

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    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 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 – 2018-07-05 
    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
    Focal Press
    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

  • Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life: A Corpus-Based Study book cover

    Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life

    A Corpus-Based Study

    By Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne, Paul Rayson

    This book presents the methodology, findings and implications of a large-scale corpus-based study of the metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life (including care at the end of life) in the UK. It focuses on metaphor as a central linguistic and cognitive tool that is frequently used…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Scientific Communication: Practices, Theories, and Pedagogies book cover

    Scientific Communication

    Practices, Theories, and Pedagogies

    Edited by Han Yu, Kathryn M. Northcut

    This book addresses the roles and challenges of people who communicate science, who work with scientists, and who teach STEM majors how to write. In terms of practice and theory, chapters address themes encountered by scientists and communicators, including ethical challenges, visual displays, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context book cover

    Culture, Migration, and Health Communication in a Global Context

    Edited by Yuping Mao, Rukhsana Ahmed

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

  • Integrative Framing Analysis: Framing Health through Words and Visuals book cover

    Integrative Framing Analysis

    Framing Health through Words and Visuals

    By Viorela Dan

    Much of framing scholarship focuses either exclusively on the analysis of words or of visuals. This book aims to address this gap by proposing a six-step approach to the analysis of verbal frames, visual frames and the interplay between them—an integrative framing analysis. This approach is then…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

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