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  • Safer Sex in Personal Relationships

    The Role of Sexual Scripts in HIV Infection and Prevention

    By Tara M. Emmers-Sommer, Mike Allen

    This book focuses on safer sex discussion and practice in close, personal relationships, emphasizing research on individuals in personal relationship types that are experiencing a rise in HIV infection and AIDS. Moving beyond studies of gay adult males and IV drug-users, this work paints a clear…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

  • Social Media in Medicine

    Edited by Margaret S. Chisolm

    The use of social media around the world has exploded in recent years, with the number of monthly active users of Facebook and Twitter estimated to be one billion and one quarter billion, respectively. Physicians and medical trainees are among the users of social media, raising questions of how…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Tailoring Health Messages

    Customizing Communication With Computer Technology

    By Matthew W. Kreuter, David W. Farrell

    Through the use of new technologies, researchers, and practitioners in health education and health communication can now provide health information and behavior change strategies that are customized based on the unique needs, interests, and concerns of different individuals. These tailored health…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Communication and People With Disabilities

    Research and Application

    Edited by Dawn O. Braithwaite, Teresa L. Thompson

    This Handbook represents the first comprehensive collection of research on communication and people with disabilities. The editors have brought together original contributions focusing on the identity, social, and relationship adjustments faced by people with disabilities and those with whom they…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Bilingual Health Communication

    Working with Interpreters in Cross-Cultural Care

    By Elaine Hsieh

    This book examines interpreter-mediated medical encounters and focuses primarily on the phenomenon of bilingual health care. It highlights the interactive and coordinated nature of interpreter-mediated interactions. Elaine Hsieh has put together over 15 hours of interpreter-mediated medical…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Health Communication

  • Organizations, Communication, and Health

    Edited by Tyler R. Harrison, Elizabeth A. Williams

    Organizations, Communication, and Health focuses on theories and constructs of organizational communication and their relationship to health. The goal of the volume is to offer a current picture of organizational and organizing processes and practices related to health. Research in the area of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-18
    Routledge

  • Understanding Communication Theory

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Stephen M. Croucher

    This book offers students a comprehensive, theoretical, and practical guide to communication theory. Croucher defines the various perspectives on communication theory—the social scientific, interpretive, and critical approaches—and then takes on the theories themselves, with topics including…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Routledge

  • Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century

    By Russell Willerton

    Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge
    ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

  • Aging, Communication, and Health

    Linking Research and Practice for Successful Aging

    Edited by Mary Lee Hummert, Jon F. Nussbaum

    This collection highlights the current efforts by scholars and researchers to understand the aging process as it relates to the health of older adults. With contributions from international scholars in communication, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, and other areas, this volume…

    Paperback – 2015-05-07
    Routledge

  • Relational Communication

    An Interactional Perspective To the Study of Process and Form

    Edited by L. Edna Rogers, Valent¡n Escudero

    Relational Communication: An Interactional Perspective to the Study of Process and Form brings together in one volume a full treatment of the relational communication perspective on the study of relationships. This perspective takes to heart the formative nature of communication by focusing on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge
    LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

  • Journalism and Human Rights

    How Demographics Drive Media Coverage

    Edited by John C. Pollock

    This book is the first collection of original research to explore links between demographics and media coverage of emerging human rights issues. It covers cross-national reporting on human trafficking, HIV/AIDS, water contamination, and child labour; and same-sex marriage, Guantanamo detainee…

    Hardback – 2015-03-26
    Routledge

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