Public Communication Campaigns

ISBN-10: 0761922067
ISBN-13: 9780761922063
Edition: 3rd 2000 (Revised)
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Description: This edition provides readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the field of public communication campaigns. It includes a variety of recent campaign dimensions, such as community-orientated and entertainment-education campaigns.

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List price: $76.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

This edition provides readers with a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the field of public communication campaigns. It includes a variety of recent campaign dimensions, such as community-orientated and entertainment-education campaigns.

Ronald E. Rice (Ph.D. & M.A., Stanford University; B.A., Columbia University) is both the Arthur N. Rupe Chair in the Social Effects of Mass Communication in the Department of Communication and Co-Director of the Carsey-Wolf Center at UC, Santa Barbara. He has been elected divisional officer in the International Communication Association and the Academy of Management, elected President and Fellow of the ICA, awarded a Fulbright Award to Finland, appointed as Wee Kim Wee Professor and then University Professor of the School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Montreal. He has co-authored or co-edited ten books, including The New Media: Communication, Research and Technology (1984), and The Internet and Health Communication (2001), both also with SAGE. He is widely published in communication science, public communication campaigns, computer-mediated communication systems, methodology, organizational and management theory, information systems, information science and bibliometrics, and social networks.

Charles K. Atkin (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; B.A., Michigan State University) is University Distinguished Professor in the Department of Communication at Michigan State, where he has served as Chair for 15 years. He teaches and conducts research on mass communication campaigns, particularly in the health domain. Based on sustained accomplishments in applied research on health campaigns, he received the 2006 Decade of Behavior Award from the American Psychological Association and a consortium of 54 social science organizations as well as the 2008 career award as "Outstanding Health Communication Scholar" from National Communication Association and the International Communication Association Health Communication Divisions. In 2010, he was selected for the Phillips Award for Distinguished Applied Communication Research by the National Communication Association. He has been a Fellow of the International Communication Association since 1999. He has published almost 100 journal articles and ten books, including Mass Communication and Public Health (1990, SAGE) and Public Communication Campaigns (1989, 2001, SAGE). His federal grant research has been extensive, with recent major projects on breast cancer and binge drinking.

Historical And Theoretical Foundations
Public Communication Campaigns: The American Experience
Input and Output Variables Currently Promising for Constructing Persuasive Communications
Theory and Principles of Media Health Campaigns
Sense-Making Methodology: Communicating Communicatively With Campaign Audiences
Creating Fear in a Risky World: Generating Effective Health Risk Messages
Campaign Design And Evaluation
Evaluating Communication Campaigns
Formative Evaluation Research in Campaign Design
A Systems-Based Evaluation Planning Model for Health Communication Campaigns in Developing Countries
Communication Campaign Effectiveness: Critical Distinctions
How Effective Are Mediated Health Campaigns?
Lessons From The Field
The Stanford Community Studies: Campaigns to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease
Using Theory to Select Messages in Antidrug Media Campaigns: Reasoned Action and Media Priming
Public Relations as Communication Campaign
Strategic Communication for International Health Programs
Singing the (VD) Blues
The McGruff Crime Prevention Campaign
Smokey Bear
Littering: When Every Litter Bit Hurts
The Strategic Extension Campaigns on Rat Control in Bangladesh
Mass Campaigns in the People's Republic of China during the Mao Era
The Designated Driver Campaign
RU Sure? Using Communication Theory to Reduce Dangerous Drinking on a College Campus
Sensation Seeking in Antidrug Campaign and Message Design
The Cumulative Community Response to AIDS in San Francisco
America's Sacred Cow
The Nazi Antitobacco Campaign
New Approaches And Current Challenges
Community Partnership Strategies in Health Campaigns
The Entertainment-Education Strategy in Commuication Campaigns
A Web-Based Smoking Cessation and Prevention Program for Children Aged 12 to 15
Using Interactive Media in Communication Campaigns for Children and Adolescents
Putting Policy into Health Communication: The Role of Media Advocacy
Related References
About the Authors

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