Digital Storytelling in Health and Social Policy: Listening by Nicole Matthews,Naomi Sunderland

By Nicole Matthews,Naomi Sunderland

As electronic existence tales proceed to imagine an increasing number of value throughout a variety of associations, so too does their capability to carry into concentration as soon as marginalised and overlooked voices. Breaking new floor by means of reframing multimedia existence tales as a source for schooling, public health and wellbeing, and coverage, this publication demanding situations policymakers, execs, and researchers to reimagine how they know about and reply to people’s day-by-day lives and reviews of healthiness, incapacity, and health.


The publication develops theoretical, methodological, and useful assets for hearing electronic tales via a chain of conscientiously chosen foreign case experiences, from dementia care schooling to campaigns within the UN to prohibit cluster munitions. The case reports discover and remove darkness from other ways that electronic tales have – and feature no longer – been listened to long ago. The authors reveal the good strength in addition to the complexity of utilizing robust own tales in perform. jointly, the case experiences spotlight that strategies of hearing, studying from, and using electronic tales contain unavoidable methods of reinterpretation, recontextualisation, and translation that have major moral and political implications for storytellers, listeners, and society. In mapping and theorising the stream of news into new contexts of coverage and perform, the publication bargains a serious lens at the largely celebrated democratising capability of electronic storytelling and its capability to enlarge marginalised voices.


Digital Storytelling in future health and Social Policy develops an authoritative and unique re-conceptualisation of electronic lifestyles tales and their use for social justice ends, and should be very important interpreting for researchers and practitioners from various backgrounds, together with social coverage, electronic media, conversation, schooling, incapacity, and public health.

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