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Representing Health free pdf Representing Health addresses the importance of the media in shaping and reflecting public perceptions and attitudes to health and illness. Bringing together contributions from a variety of academic disciplines, this lively text examines contemporary theoretical debates and analyzes media as diverse as television, cinema, literature, print media and the Internet. Centring around themes of 'virtual' bodies, audiences, representations and public health, it examines discourses of sexuality, gender, race, disability, childhood, medico-moral panics, regulation and governmentality.

About Martin King

MARTIN KING is Senior Lecturer and KATHERINE WATSON is Lecturer, both in the Department of Health Care Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

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Author : Martin King
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 23 November 2004
ISBN : 0333997875
EAN : 9780333997871
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 296 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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