Communicating Health and Illness by Richard Gwyn

By Richard Gwyn

During this ebook Richard Gwyn demonstrates the centrality of discourse research to an knowing of healthiness and verbal exchange. targeting language and communique concerns he demonstrates that it really is attainable to watch and research styles within the ways that wellbeing and fitness and ailment are represented and articulated via either healthiness execs and lay humans. speaking future health and affliction: · Explores culturally verified notions of healthiness and disease and the medicalization of ailment · Surveys media representations of healthiness and disease · Considers the metaphoric nature of discuss disorder · Contributes to the continued debate with regards to narrative established drugs

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Communication Consultants in Political Campaigns: Ballot Box by Robert V. Friedenberg

By Robert V. Friedenberg

We won't ever recognize definitely the right identification of America's first political advisor. it truly is most probably that applicants have been looking favorable insurance in colonial newspapers as early as 1704; it's also most likely that by means of 1745 applicants have been utilizing handbills and pamphlets to enhance press assurance of campaigns; and we all know that one winning candidate, George Washington in 1758, bought refreshments for power citizens. those conventional techniques to profitable votes have in recent times been amplified by way of specialists who've proven how cable networks, videocassettes, modems, faxes, concentration teams, and different technique of verbal exchange should be positioned to partisan use. during this publication, Robert V. Friedenberg examines all the conversation ideas utilized in modern political campaigning.

After delivering a heritage of political consulting, Friedenberg examines the relevant verbal exchange specialities utilized in modern campaigns. all through, political specialists speak about their techniques and overview the advantages and shortcomings of those tools. a useful textual content for what's arguably the main swiftly altering box of utilized communique, this paintings is needs to interpreting for college kids and researchers of yankee politics, utilized verbal exchange, and modern political theory.

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Theories of the sign in classical antiquity by Giovanni Manetti

By Giovanni Manetti

"It’s the 1st publication which revisits Greek and Latin theories of symptoms from the viewpoint of a profound classical scholarship and a paramount wisdom of latest semiotics debates." —Umberto Eco

Available in English for the 1st time is Professor Manetti’s exceptional learn of the beginning of semiotics and signal thought. He seeks to find the typical thread that runs during the classical international from the very starting of human notion to the fourth century A.D. within the "classical" culture he sees an idea of the signal that is considerably diverse from that at present in use.

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Analog and Digital Communications (Schaum's Outlines) by Hwei P. Hsu

By Hwei P. Hsu

Complicated Textbooks? overlooked Lectures? no longer adequate Time? thankfully for you, there is Schaum's Outlines. greater than forty million scholars have depended on Schaum's to aid them achieve the school room and on checks. Schaum's is the foremost to swifter studying and better grades in each topic. every one define offers the entire crucial direction info in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic structure. you furthermore mght get hundreds and hundreds of examples, solved difficulties, and perform routines to check your abilities. This Schaum's define can provide perform issues of complete factors that make stronger wisdom insurance of the main up to date advancements on your path box In-depth assessment of practices and purposes totally suitable together with your school room textual content, Schaum's highlights the entire vital proof you must recognize. Use Schaum's to shorten your research time-and get your top attempt ratings! Schaum's Outlines-Problem Solved.

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Talking about Health: Why Communication Matters by Roxanne Parrott

By Roxanne Parrott

Written via an award-winning researcher and professor whose paintings straddles the fields of verbal exchange and healthcare, conversing approximately wellbeing and fitness explores the significance of health and wellbeing verbal exchange within the twenty first century, and the way it impacts us all. equipped round six key questions on well-being and communication:  How ‘Normal’ am I? What are My ‘Risk’ components? Why Don’t We Get ‘Care’? Is the general public reliable ‘Good’ for Me? Who gains from My well-being? and What’s Politics acquired to Do with It?Provides readers with particular instruments which which to raised navigate the healthcare systemTranslates what we all know approximately communique and healthiness into worthy directions for daily practiceIncludes discussions of politics and healthcare, genetic checking out, and replacement careThe author's weblog http://whyhealthcommunication.com/whc_blog/ focuses on why speaking approximately health and wellbeing could make a distinction in our health and wellbeing and our caliber of lifestyles

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Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an by Julie Ross, Judy Corcoran

By Julie Ross, Judy Corcoran

From parenting specialist Julie A. Ross and author Judy Corcoran comes the absolutely revised Joint Custody with a Jerk, the hugely praised advisor to co-parenting with an uncooperative ex-spouse, now up to date to supply genuine options to tricky kinfolk matters.

It’s a proven fact that parenting is tough sufficient in a relatives the place mom and dad love and appreciate every one other… After divorce, whilst the dignity has decreased and the affection has usually grew to become to excessive dislike, co-parenting should be approximately most unlikely, using one or either mom and dad to the threshold of madness. Joint Custody with a Jerk offers many confirmed conversation concepts that assist you take care of your tough ex-husband or ex-wife. via outlining universal difficulties and educating instruments to check your individual function in those sticky occasions, this e-book conveys concepts for powerful mediation which are effortless to use, good, well timed and leading edge.

This revised version of a bestselling vintage sheds gentle on how today’s electronic sorts of communique can either damage and assist in custody conflicts, and provides up-to-date info all through that brings age-old matters into the current day.

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