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.
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(227mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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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).