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Sick English: Medicalization in the English Language
     

Sick English: Medicalization in the English Language

by Dr. Janet Byron Anderson
 
This is an analysis of the use of clinical language (the language of sickness), which Dr. Anderson calls "Sick English", to describe events and situations that have nothing to do with illness. She studied this medicalized English as it is used in newspapers published in the U.S., the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Overview

This is an analysis of the use of clinical language (the language of sickness), which Dr. Anderson calls "Sick English", to describe events and situations that have nothing to do with illness. She studied this medicalized English as it is used in newspapers published in the U.S., the UK, the Republic of Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481046268
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/05/2012
Pages:
76
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.16(d)

Meet the Author

Janet Byron Anderson, PhD is a professionally trained linguist, medical editor, writer, and language consultant. She is the founder of Medical Linguistics Consulting, www.medlinguistics.com

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