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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 70 new and published books in the subject of Health Communication — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Research Methods in Health Communication

    Principles and Application

    Edited by Bryan B. Whaley

    This volume provides an essential roster of primary research methods as they apply to health communication inquiry. Editor Bryan B. Whaley brings together key health communication researchers to write about their primary methodological areas. Their chapters offer guidance and insights for a variety...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Nancy M.P. King, Michael J Hyde

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility explores the role of democratically oriented argument in promoting public understanding and discussion of the benefits and burdens of biotechnological progress. The contributors examine moral and policy controversies surrounding biomedical...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication

    Edited by Heidi Hamilton, Wen-ying Sylvia Chou

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication consists of forty chapters that provide a broad, comprehensive, and systematic overview of the role that linguistics plays within health communication research and its applications. The Handbook is divided into three sections:...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Rhetoric of Food

    Discourse, Materiality, and Power

    Edited by Joshua Frye, Michael Bruner

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book focuses on the rhetoric of food and the power dimensions that intersect this most fundamental but increasingly popular area of ideology and practice, including politics, culture, lifestyle, identity, advertising, environment, and economy. The essays visit a rich variety of dominant...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Health and Medical Public Relations

    By Myc Riggulsford

    Health and Medical Public Relations takes a fresh look at media relations and news values. It examines how information about medical research from the academic, pharmaceutical and charitable sectors is disseminated to target audiences through a variety of PR techniques. Scrutinising a wide range of...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Health and Risk Communication

    An Applied Linguistic Perspective

    By Rodney Jones

    Health and Risk Communication provides a critical and comprehensive overview of the core issues surrounding health and risk communication from the perspective of applied linguistics. It outlines the ways applied linguistics differs from other methods of understanding health and risk communication,...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  7. HIV/AIDS, Health and the Media in China

    Imagined Immunity Through Racialized Disease

    By Johanna Hood

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Approximately 90% of urban HIV/AIDS education in China occurs indirectly through non-specialist media reports. Many of these reports use images of extreme suffering and poverty to communicate an understanding of who gets HIV, why and how. This book explores an important aspect of how HIV/AIDS is...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Exploring Health Communication

    Language in Action

    By Kevin Harvey, Nelya Koteyko

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies, or taking an introductory MA course as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...

    Published August 21st 2012 by Routledge

  9. eHealth Applications

    Promising Strategies for Behavior Change

    Edited by Seth M. Noar, Nancy Grant Harrington

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    eHealth Applications: Promising Strategies for Behavior Change provides an overview of technological applications in contemporary health communication research, exploring the history and current uses of eHealth applications in disease prevention and management. This volume focuses on the use of...

    Published March 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Aids

    A Communication Perspective

    Edited by Timothy Edgar, Mary Anne Fitzpatrick, Vicki S. Freimuth

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Prevention through appropriate behavior is the best weapon available to fight further spread of HIV infection. However, individuals take necessary actions to prevent diseases such as AIDS only when they are properly informed and they feel motivated to respond to the information they possess. In...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge