Health and the Media
Edited by Clive Seale
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Health and the Media by Clive Seale
Book DescriptionThis 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405112444
(227mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Clive Seale
Researching Society and Culture, Paperback (December 2011)
Clear, pragmatic and trusted, the text continues to successfully guide students through the complexities of social research providing 'how-to' advice, real world examples and historical background to every part of teaching.
Gender and the Language of Illness, Hardback (July 2010)
An investigation of the influence of gender, social class, age and illness type in the language of people talking about their experiences of illness. It shows evidence of both conformity with and resistance to gender stereotypes.
Qualitative Research Practice, Paperback (October 2006)
Qualitative research (like other forms of scientific endeavour) is also a biographical engagement, rendering its scholarly and practical contributions in its own terms. This title reveals the features of this engagement, teaching us that qualitative research is as much a craft and practice as it is a way of knowing.
Social Research Methods, Paperback (November 2003)» View all books by Clive Seale
"Social Research Methods: A Reader" brings together many of the core classic and contemporary works in social and cultural research methods, giving students direct access to methodological debates and examples of practical research across the qualitative/quantitative divide.
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Author Biography - Clive Seale
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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