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Author Ding, Huiling.

Title Rhetoric of a global epidemic : transcultural communication about SARS / Huiling Ding
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2014]
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Summary In the past ten years, we have seen great changes in the ways government organizations and media respond to and report on emerging global epidemics. The first outbreak to garner such attention was SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome). In Rhetoric of a Global Epidemic, Huiling Ding uses SARS to explore how various cultures and communities made sense of the epidemic and communicated about it. She also investigates the way knowledge production and legitimation operate in global epidemics, the roles that professionals and professional communicators, as well as individual citizens, play in the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Communication in public health.
Epidemics -- Prevention.
SARS (Disease)
World health -- Forecasting.
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0809333198
0809333201 (electronic bk.)
9780809333202 (electronic bk.)