Health and the Media

Health and the Media

by Clive Seale, Seale
     
 

This book is a collection of the best contemporary studies on health and the media.

  • A collection of the best contemporary studies on health and the media.
  • Brings together perspectives from media studies and medical sociology.
  • Illuminates the influence that the mass media have on health beliefs and behaviour, and on health care

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Overview

This book is a collection of the best contemporary studies on health and the media.

  • A collection of the best contemporary studies on health and the media.
  • Brings together perspectives from media studies and medical sociology.
  • Illuminates the influence that the mass media have on health beliefs and behaviour, and on health care practices and policy-making.
  • Covers previously neglected areas, such as the role of the Internet, studies of production and reception, and the reporting of health care policies.
  • Points the way forward for future developments in this exciting new field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405112444
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/31/2004
Series:
Sociology of Health and Illness Monographs Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Meet the Author

Clive Seale is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Researching Society and Culture (1998), Constructing Death: the Sociology of Dying and Bereavement (1998), The Quality of Qualitative Research (1999), Health and Disease: A Reader (Third Edition, 2002), and Media and Health (2002).

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