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  1. Media Messages and Public Health

    A Decisions Approach to Content Analysis

    Edited by Amy Jordan, Dale Kunkel, Jennifer Manganello, Martin Fishbein

    Media Messages and Public Health addresses the full range of methodological and conceptual issues involved in content analysis research, specifically focused on public health-related messages and behaviors. Uniquely tailored to the challenges faced by content researchers interested in the study of...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Communication as Comfort

    Multiple Voices in Palliative Care

    By Sandra L. Ragan, Elaine M. Wittenberg-Lyles, Joy Goldsmith, Sandra Sanchez Reilly

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This exceptional work explores the complexities of communication at one of the most critical stages of the life experience--during advanced, serious illness and at the end of life. Challenging the predominantly biomedical model that informs much communication between seriously ill and/or dying...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Communication Perspectives on HIV/AIDS for the 21st Century

    Edited by Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, Vicki S. Freimuth

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Reflecting the current state of research into the communication aspects of HIV/AIDS, this volume explores AIDS-related communication scholarship, moving forward from the 1992 publication AIDS: A Communication Perspective. Editors Timothy Edgar, Seth M. Noar, and Vicki S. Freimuth have developed...

    Published August 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Communicating at the End of Life

    Finding Magic in the Mundane

    By Elissa Foster

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This enlightening volume provides first-hand perspectives and ethnographic research on communication at the end of life, a topic that has gone largely understudied in communication literature. Author Elissa Foster’s own experiences as a volunteer hospice caregiver form the basis of the book....

    Published October 19th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The Internet and Health Care

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Monica Murero, Ronald E. Rice

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Internet and Health Care: Theory, Research, and Practice presents an in-depth introduction to the field of health care and the Internet, from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It combines expertise in the areas of the social sciences, medicine, policy, and systems analysis. With...

    Published May 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  6. Mental Health Issues and the Media

    An Introduction for Health Professionals

    By Gary Morris

    Mental Health Issues and the Media provides students and professionals in nursing and allied professions, in psychiatry, psychology and related disciplines, with a theoretically grounded introduction to the ways in which our attitudes are shaped by the media. A wide range of contemporary media...

    Published April 28th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Sports and Media

    Edited by Arthur A. Raney, Jennings Bryant

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This distinctive Handbook covers the breadth of sports and media scholarship, one of the up-and-coming topics bridging media entertainment, sports management, and popular culture. Organized into historical, institutional, spectator, and critical studies perspectives, this volume brings together the...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Life-Span Communication

    By Loretta L. Pecchioni, Kevin B. Wright, Jon F. Nussbaum

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This innovative text emphasizes how communicative processes develop, are maintained, and change throughout the life span. Topics covered include language skills, interpersonal conflict management, socialization, care-giving, and relationship development. Core chapters examine specific communication...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Narratives, Health, and Healing

    Communication Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Lynn M. Harter, Phyllis M. Japp, Christina S. Beck

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This distinctive collection explores the use of narratives in the social construction of wellness and illness. Narratives, Health, and Healing emphasizes what the process of narrating accomplishes--how it serves in the health communication process where people define themselves and present their...

    Published May 18th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Processes of Community Change and Social Action

    Edited by Allen M. Omoto

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    This volume--an outgrowth of the annual meeting of the Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology--focuses on examples of social change and community action, and the processes at work in creating change. The presenters engaged each other and the audience in thinking about how best to create...

    Published March 15th 2005 by Psychology Press