LINGUIST List 24.5268

Tue Dec 17 2013

Books: Investigating Adolescent Health Communication: Harvey

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>



Date: 16-Dec-2013
From: Charlotte Rose <charlotte.rosebloomsbury.com>
Subject: Investigating Adolescent Health Communication: Harvey
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Title: Investigating Adolescent Health Communication Subtitle: A Corpus Linguistics Approach Series Title: Corpus and Discourse Published: 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
                http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/

Book URL: http://bloomsbury.com/uk/investigating-adolescent-health-communication-9781441130709/

Author: Kevin Harvey Electronic: ISBN: 9781441136886 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: EPUB eBook
Electronic: ISBN: 9781441146717 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 74.99 Comment: PDF eBook
Hardback: ISBN: 9781441130709 Pages: 264 Price: U.K. £ 75.00
Abstract:

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.


Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics                             Discourse Analysis                             Text/Corpus Linguistics
Written In: English (eng)

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