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LINGUIST List 23.3734

Thu Sep 06 2012

Books: Exploring Health Communication: Harvey, Koteyko

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 05-Sep-2012
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Exploring Health Communication: Harvey, Koteyko
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Title: Exploring Health Communication
Subtitle: Language in Action
Series Title: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics
Published: 2012
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415597227/

Author: Kevin Harvey
Author: Nelya Koteyko
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415597210 Pages: 256 Price: U.S. $ 150.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415597210 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415597227 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415597227 Pages: 256 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

The latest release in the Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics series, Exploring Health Communication brings together many of the various linguistic strands in health communication, while maintaining an interdisciplinary focus on method and theory.

It critically explores and discusses a number of underlying themes that constitute the broad field of health communication including spoken, written and electronic health communication. The rise of the internet has led to an explosion of interactive online health resources which have profoundly affected the way in which healthcare is delivered, and with this, have brought about changes in the relationship between provider and patient. This textbook uses examples of real life health language data throughout, in order to fully explore the topics covered.

Exploring Health Communication is essential reading for graduate and upper undergraduate students of applied linguistics and health communication.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis

Written In: English (eng)

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