Case Studies in Communication and Disenfranchisement

Applications To Social Health Issues

Edited by Eileen Berlin Ray

© 1996 – Routledge

302 pages

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Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Part I: Issues Related to Politics and Socioeconomic Status. L.S. Eastland, Defending Identity: Courage and Compromise in Radical Right Contexts. K. Miller, Conflicting Voices: Homelessness in America. J. Kahler, B.F. Sharf, From Pedagogy to Praxis: Affecting Communication in an Inner-City AIDS Clinic. A.A. Marshall, J.K. McKeon, "I Just Can't Afford It": Overcoming Barriers Facing Women Living in Poverty. Part II: Issues Related to Family. F. Avalos-C'deBaca, P. Geist, J.L. Gray, G. Hill, The Baby Shower: Rituals of Public and Private Joy and Sorrow. D.S. Ballard-Reisch, J. Price, Coping With Adolescent Cancer: One Family's Experience. J.E. Rudd, D.P. Joyce, Divorce Mediation: Balancing the Scales of Justice? J.F. Nussbaum, L. Sparks, M. Bergstrom, Elder Care: Different Paths Within an Extended American Family. Part III: Issues Related to Abuse. S. Alemán, M. Lavitt, Responses to Rape: The Contextualization of Violence Against Women. E.B. Ray, When the Protector Is the Abuser: Effects of Incest on Adult Survivors. L. Kanae, J.T. West, To Love, Honor, and Obey: One Woman's Narrative of Intimate Violence. T.J. Hack, R.P. Clair, Sexual Harassment: Raising Consciousness and Sharing Solutions. Part IV: Issues Related to Health Concerns. F.C. Corey, Without AIDS: A Gay Man Dies. S. Metts, H. Manns, Living with HIV and AIDS: Personal Accounts of Coping. R.J.W. Cline, N.J. McKenzie, "Stripping You of Everything You Ever Held Dear to Your Heart": The Many Losses of Women With HIV/AIDS. T.L. Thompson, "But I Don't Know What to Say to Her": Communication With the Terminally Ill. R.W. Thomas, D.R. Seibold, Trouble at Laster Enterprises: Managing Alcohol Problems in a Work Environment. G.M. Johnson, T.L. Albrecht, Working With Disabilities: The Case of the Job Finders Club. D.O. Braithwaite, "I Am a Person First": Different Perspectives on the Communication of Persons With Disabilities.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN004000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies