Internet Discourse and Health Debates

Internet Discourse and Health Debates

by K. Richardson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403914835
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/16/2005
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Kay Richardson is Senior Lecturer in the School of Politics and Communication Studies at the University of Liverpool,UK. Her other books include Nuclear Reactions: A Study in Public Issue Television (co-authored with Natalie Fenton), Researching Language: Issues of Power and Method (co-authored with Deborah Cameron, Elizabeth Frazer, Penelope Harvey and Ben Rampton), Text, Discourse and Context: Representations of Poverty in Britain (co-edited with Ulrike H. Meinhof) and Worlds in Common: Television Discourses in a Changing Europe (coauthored with Ulrike H. Meinhof).

Table of Contents

• Computer-mediated Communication and Language
• Public Discourses of Risk, Health and Science
• Mobile Phones and Brain Cancer
• MMR and Autism
• Constructions of Risk: Change, Conflict and Trust
• The Internet and the Public Interest
• Notes
• References
• Appendix: List of Sampled Newsgroups
• Index

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