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  • Early Motherhood in Digital Societies

    Ideals, anxieties and ties of the perinatal, 1st Edition

    By Ranjana Das

    Early Motherhood in Digital Societies offers a nuanced understanding of what the digital turn has meant for new mothers in an intense and critical period before and after they have a baby, often called the ‘perinatal’ period. The book looks at an array of digital communication and content by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-26 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Schools, Corporations, and the War on Childhood Obesity

    How Corporate Philanthropy Shapes Public Health and Education, 1st Edition

    By Darren Powell

    Challenging the idea that the corporate ‘war’ against childhood obesity is normal, necessary, or harmless, this book exposes healthy lifestyles education as a form of mis-education that shapes how students learn about health, corporations and consumption. Drawing on ethnographic research and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Health and Education

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Gruber, Lynda Walsh

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Science provides a state-of-the-art volume on the language of scientific processes and communications. This book offers comprehensive coverage of socio-cultural approaches to science as well as analysing new theoretical developments and incorporating…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Globalism and Gendering Cancer

    Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya, 1st Edition

    By Miriam O'Kane Mara

    This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to uncover the link between gendered representations of health and cancer. The author argues that in western biomedical contexts cancer is considered a women’…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Communication Studies

  • Design for Wellbeing

    An Applied Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Petermans, Rebecca Cain

    Design for Wellbeing charts the development and application of design research to improve the personal and societal wellbeing and happiness of people. It draws together contributions from internationally leading academics and designers to demonstrate the latest thinking and research on the design…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Ethics and Error in Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Sandra L. Borden

    This book is a collection of original, interdisciplinary essays on the topic of medical error. Given the complexities of understanding, preventing, and responding to medical error in ethically responsible ways, the scope of the book is fairly broad. The contributors include top scholars and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Rhetorical Ethos in Health and Medicine

    Patient Credibility, Stigma, and Misdiagnosis, 1st Edition

    By Cathryn Molloy

    This book explores rhetorical ethos and its ongoing role in patients’ credibility and in misdiagnoses stemming from gender, race and class-based biases. Drawing on the concept of ethos as a theoretical framework, it explores health and mental illness across different conditions and across different…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Schools, Food and Social Learning

    1st Edition

    By Gurpinder Singh Lalli

    This book explores the potential of school dining halls as spaces of social learning through interactions between students and teachers. Schools, Food and Social Learning highlights the neglect of school dining halls in sociological research and the fact that so much can be gained from fostering…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Aspects of Confused Speech

    A Study of Verbal Interaction Between Confused and Normal Speakers, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Communication Research Measures III

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth E. Graham, Joseph P. Mazer

    Building on the measures included in the original 1994 volume and subsequent 2009 volume, Communication Research Measures III: A Sourcebook extends its coverage of measurement issues and trends across the entire communication discipline. Volume III features entirely new content and offers an…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Communication Series

  • Digital Storytelling in Health and Social Policy

    Listening to Marginalised Voices, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Matthews, Naomi Sunderland

    As digital life stories continue to assume more and more significance across a range of institutions, so too does their potential to bring into focus once marginalised and neglected voices. Breaking new ground by reframing multimedia life stories as a resource for education, public health, and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • End of Life Communication

    Stories from the Dead Zone, 1st Edition

    By Christine S. Davis, Jonathan L. Crane

    This book examines the dialectic between fictional death as depicted in the media and real death as it is experienced in a hospital setting. Using a Terror Management theoretical lens, Davis and Crane explore the intersections of life and death, experience and fiction, to understand the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

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