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Propaganda in the helping professions / Eileen Gambrill.

Author/Creator:
Gambrill, Eileen D., 1934-
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 570 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Professional employees.
Consumer confidence.
Propaganda.
Persuasion (Psychology)
Consumer education.
Contents:
Introduction
Propaganda in the helping professions : what is it and why should you care?
Context, actors, and scripts
Introduction to the players
Interactions among the players
Propaganda analysis : different levels
Consequences of propaganda
A Rogue's gallery of harms related to propaganda in the helping professions
The medicalization of life
How they reel us in
Obscure different views of knowledge and how to get it
Appeal to popular grand narratives and metaphors
Disguise advertisements as professional literature
Propagandistic use of language and social psychological persuasion strategies
Appeal to our psychological vulnerabilities
What you can do
Enhance your argument analysis skills
Increase your skill in spotting fallacies
Increase your skill in searching for answers for yourself
Notes
References
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-540) and index.
ISBN:
0195325001
9780195325003 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
747385669
Publisher Number:
99948612676
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