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Author Hillier, Dawn, 1950-

Title Communicating health risks to the public : a global perspective / Dawn Hillier
Published Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Gower, [2006]


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Description xiv, 145 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents View from the global village -- Cultural meaning of risk -- How do we perceive risks? -- The art and science of health risk communication -- The amplification of risk : styles and approaches to contemporary health risk communication -- Fast cars and cool cigarettes : resilience of risky behaviour in young people -- Risk communication and the media -- Social life of risk communication -- Communication shapes the world
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-137) and index
Subject Health risk communication.
Public health -- Citizen participation.
Risk communication.
Global Health.
Health Education -- methods.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
Public Health Administration.
Risk Reduction Behavior.
Author Hillier, Dawn, 1950-
LC no. 2006018467
ISBN 0566086727