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Liberalizing, Feminizing and Popularizing Health Communications in Asia.

By: Khiun, Liew Kai, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2012Description: 1 online resource (238 p.).ISBN: 9780754696605.Subject(s): Health education -- Asia | Women -- Health and hygiene -- AsiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Liberalizing, Feminizing and Popularizing Health Communications in AsiaDDC classification: 362.1'014 | 362.1082095 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables ; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Liberalizing Health; 1 Mediations of Health and the Development of a Nation: Late Suharto, Late Modernity; 2 Reporting HIV and its Broader Impact in Asia: The Case of Papua New Guinea (PNG); 3 Reading HIV/AIDS in the Indian Media: Social, Cultural and Economic Constructions; 4 Press Coverage of Bird Flu Epidemic in Vietnam; Part II Feminizing Health; 5 Caesarean Birth, Media, Motherhood and Nation in Taiwan; 6 Information and Decision Making among Women with Breast Cancer: Constraints
7 Making the Oral Contraceptive "for Me" in Japan: Managing the Semiotics of ReproductivePart III Popularizing Health; 8 The Radio Communication Project in Nepal: Culture, Power, and Meaning in Constructions of Health; 9 Of Plastic Beauties and Flower Boys:Representations of Cosmetic Surgery in South Korean Films; 10 When Distortion is Normal: The Media and Body Image Disturbance among Young People in Hong Kong; 11 How to Live: Reading China's Popular Health Media; Index
Summary: With specific examples drawn from popular media, this volume examines the extent to which these developments have given the broader public both greater access to information and choices. Multidisciplinary in scope and truly international in focus, it relates the everyday of health communications to more macro social trends on the Asian continent and will be of interest to scholars within science and technology studies, media and cultural studies and sociology alike
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures and Tables ; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Liberalizing Health; 1 Mediations of Health and the Development of a Nation: Late Suharto, Late Modernity; 2 Reporting HIV and its Broader Impact in Asia: The Case of Papua New Guinea (PNG); 3 Reading HIV/AIDS in the Indian Media: Social, Cultural and Economic Constructions; 4 Press Coverage of Bird Flu Epidemic in Vietnam; Part II Feminizing Health; 5 Caesarean Birth, Media, Motherhood and Nation in Taiwan; 6 Information and Decision Making among Women with Breast Cancer: Constraints

7 Making the Oral Contraceptive "for Me" in Japan: Managing the Semiotics of ReproductivePart III Popularizing Health; 8 The Radio Communication Project in Nepal: Culture, Power, and Meaning in Constructions of Health; 9 Of Plastic Beauties and Flower Boys:Representations of Cosmetic Surgery in South Korean Films; 10 When Distortion is Normal: The Media and Body Image Disturbance among Young People in Hong Kong; 11 How to Live: Reading China's Popular Health Media; Index

With specific examples drawn from popular media, this volume examines the extent to which these developments have given the broader public both greater access to information and choices. Multidisciplinary in scope and truly international in focus, it relates the everyday of health communications to more macro social trends on the Asian continent and will be of interest to scholars within science and technology studies, media and cultural studies and sociology alike

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