Dialectical Perspectives on Media, Health, and Culture in Modern Africa

Dialectical Perspectives on Media, Health, and Culture in Modern Africa

Alfred O. Akwala (Technical University of Kenya, Kenya), Joel K. Ngetich (Kabianga University, Kenya) and Agnes Wanjiku Muchura Theuri (National Youth Service School of Business Studies, Kenya)
Release Date: October, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 275|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8091-1
ISBN13: 9781522580911|ISBN10: 1522580913|EISBN13: 9781522580928|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522592075
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Description

Communication plays a critical role in enhancing social, cultural, and business relations. Research on media, language, and cultural studies is fundamental in a globalized world because it illuminates the experiences of various populations. There is a need to develop effective communication strategies that will be able to address both health and cultural issues globally.

Dialectical Perspectives on Media, Health, and Culture in Modern Africa is a collection of innovative research on the impact of media and especially new media on health and culture. While highlighting topics including civic engagement, gender stereotypes, and interpersonal communication, this book is ideally designed for university students, multinational organizations, diplomats, expatriates, and academicians seeking current research on how media, health, and culture can be appropriated to overcome the challenges that plague the world today.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Culture Shock
  • E-Learning Technologies
  • Gender Stereotypes
  • Health Communication
  • Health Promotions
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Mobile Phone Application
  • Reproductive Health Services
  • Social Media

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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