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Title: Investigating Adolescent Health Communication
Subtitle: A Corpus Linguistics Approach
Written By: Kevin Harvey
Series Title: Corpus and Discourse

A comprehensive corpus analysis of adolescent health communication is long overdue – and this book provides it. We know comparatively little about the language adolescents use to articulate their health concerns, and discourse analysis of their choices can shed light on their attitudes towards and beliefs about health and illness.

This book interrogates a two million word corpus of messages posted by adolescents to an online health forum. It adopts a mixed method corpus approach to health communication, combining both quantitative and qualitative techniques. Analysis in this way gives voice to an age group whose subjective experiences of illness have often been marginalized or simply overlooked in favour of the concerns of older populations.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781441146717
Pages: 240
Prices: U.K. £ 74.99
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781441136886
Pages: 256
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781441130709
Pages: 264
Prices: U.K. £ 75.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781474233408
Pages: 264
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99