Communicating Health: Personal, Cultural, and Political Complexities (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

Communicating Health: Personal, Cultural, and Political Complexities (with InfoTrac) / Edition 1

by Patricia Geist-Martin, Barbara F. Sharf, Eileen Berlin Ray
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534531008

ISBN-13: 9780534531003

Pub. Date: 09/26/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Authored by a uniquely qualified team of educators and practitioners, this text utilizes a class-tested case study approach to illustrate the many ways and contexts in which health communication functions. Main topics in COMMUNICATING HEALTH are embedded in compelling stories or cases. Theoretical, conceptual and research findings have been seamlessly integrated

Overview

Authored by a uniquely qualified team of educators and practitioners, this text utilizes a class-tested case study approach to illustrate the many ways and contexts in which health communication functions. Main topics in COMMUNICATING HEALTH are embedded in compelling stories or cases. Theoretical, conceptual and research findings have been seamlessly integrated throughout the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534531003
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/26/2002
Series:
Series in Speech Communication
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: COMMUNICATING HEALTH COMPLEXITIES. 1. Communicating Health. 2. Personal Complexities of Communicating Health and Illness. 3. Negotiating the Politics of Medicine and Healing. 4. Understanding Health in Cultural Communities. Part Two: COMMUNICATING HEALTH ACROSS THE LIFESPAN. 5. Beginning Life Passages. 6. Formative Life Passages. 7. Sustaining and Enduring Life Passages. 8. Ending Life Passages. Part Three: COMMUNICATING HEALTH COMPETENCIES. 9. Using and Evaluating Health Information. 10. Navigating Health Care Organizations. 11. Empowering Citizens and Advocating Issues.

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