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  1. Humor and the Healing Arts

    A Multimethod Analysis of Humor Use in Health Care

    By Athena du Pr‚, Athena du Pre

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Offering a social scientific look at humor's role in medical transactions, this volume is based on extensive field study in seven medical settings. It includes excerpts from dozens of actual conversations between patients and caregivers. Analysis of these episodes reveals that humor is a practical...

    Published November 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. Partnership for Health

    Building Relationships Between Women and Health Caregivers

    By Christina S. Beck, Sandra L. Ragan, Athena du Pr‚, Athena du Pre

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In the 1960s, feminists voiced their outrage about the health care system in the United States which routinely discriminated against women and, in so doing, literally jeopardized their health and well-being. Over a decade later, women's health advocates still stressed the need for reform of this...

    Published July 1st 1997 by Routledge

  3. Health Promotion and Interactive Technology

    Theoretical Applications and Future Directions

    Edited by Richard L. Street, William R. Gold, Timothy R. Manning

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book's purpose is to offer various perspectives relating to the development, effectiveness, and implementation of interactive computing technology for health promotion--programs and interventions aimed at improving various health-related outcomes such as involvement in care, quality of life,...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  4. The Fragile Community

    Living Together With Aids

    By Mara B. Adelman, Larry R. Frey

    Series: Everyday Communication Series

    This book examines the concept of "community," focusing on how communication practices help manage the tensions of creating and sustaining everyday communal life amidst the crisis of human loss. While acknowledging how the contradictory and inconsistent nature of human relationships inevitably...

    Published November 1st 1996 by Routledge

  5. Communication and Disenfranchisement

    Social Health Issues and Implications

    Edited by Eileen Berlin Ray

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume and its companion case studies book deal with some of the people, groups, and classes who are living a disenfranchised existence in the United States. Whether through birth, life events, or unfortunate circumstances, they are denied full privileges, rights, and power within the existing...

    Published August 1st 1996 by Routledge

  6. Case Studies in Communication and Disenfranchisement

    Applications To Social Health Issues

    Edited by Eileen Berlin Ray

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    See blurb for Communication and Disenfranchisement. Books will be promoted together....

    Published August 1st 1996 by Routledge

  7. The Silicone Breast Implant Story

    Communication and Uncertainty

    By Marsha L. Vanderford, David H. Smith

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume examines one health issue -- breast implants -- across a series of contexts often thought to be separate -- media coverage, doctor-patient interaction, doctor-doctor professional communication, support group dialogues, public relations campaigns, and more. In so doing, it provides a...

    Published August 1st 1996 by Routledge

  8. The Media, the President, and Public Opinion

    A Longitudinal Analysis of the Drug Issue, 1984-1991

    By William J. Gonzenbach

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Using a broadened conceptualization of agenda setting, this volume's objective is to examine the drug issue from mid-1984 to mid-1991 to determine how drug-related issues and events -- both real and fabricated -- and the primary agendas drove the issue over time. Based on this objective, four...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Routledge

  9. Health and the New Media

    Technologies Transforming Personal and Public Health

    Edited by Linda M. Harris

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book presents an evaluation framework for assessing the impact of the new media on the health care system by juxtaposing characteristics of emerging information and communication technologies (interactive, seamlessly connected, and user-driven) and health care objectives (to increase access,...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Routledge

  10. Applied Communication in the 21st Century

    Edited by Kenneth N. Cissna

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The future of the field of communication lies in the ability to produce a socially relevant scholarship, without which the field is unlikely to attract the best students, command significant societal resources, or make its greatest contributions to the world's store of knowledge. This volume...

    Published June 1st 1995 by Routledge