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Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication (Reprint) (Paperback)

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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Health Communication consists of forty chapters that provide a broad, comprehensive, and systematic overview of the role that linguistics plays within health communication research and its applications.

The Handbook is divided into three sections:

  • Individuals’ everyday health communication
  • Health professionals’ communicative practices
  • Patient-provider communication in interaction

Special attention is given to cross-cutting themes, including the role of technology in health communication, narrative, and observations of authentic, naturally-occurring contexts. The chapters are written by international authorities representing a wide range of perspectives and approaches.

Building on established work with cutting-edge studies on the changing health communication landscape, this volume will be an essential reference for all those involved in health communication and applied linguistics research and practice.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 675
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Social Science
Series Title: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: October 21, 2016
TCIN: 51632069
UPC: 9781138284487
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-8065
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