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  1. Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century

    By Russell Willerton

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    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...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Relational Communication

    An Interactional Perspective To the Study of Process and Form

    Edited by L. Edna Rogers, Valent¡n Escudero

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    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...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Power in the Blood

    A Handbook on Aids, Politics, and Communication

    Edited by William N. Elwood

    In this single volume, William N. Elwood has gathered potent evidence of the impact that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has had on the world, its communities, and its inhabitants, and he addresses the role of communication in affecting the way in which people respond to AIDS. With a multidisciplinary group...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    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...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Health Communication

    Theory, Method, and Application

    Edited by Nancy Grant Harrington

    Health Communication provides coverage of the major areas of interest in the field of health communication, including interpersonal, organizational, and health media. It takes an in-depth approach to health communication research by analyzing and critically evaluating research conducted across...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns

    Persuading People to Be Safer

    By Nurit Guttman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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