Women's health advocacy : rhetorical ingenuity for the 21st century (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Women's health advocacy : rhetorical ingenuity for the 21st century

Author: Jamie White-Farnham; Bryna Siegel Finer; Cathryn Molloy
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women's Health Activism brings together academic studies and personal narratives to demonstrate how women use a variety of arguments, forms of writing, and communication strategies to affect change in a health system that is not only often difficult to participate in, but which can be actively harmful. It explicates the concept of rhetorical ingenuity--the creation of rhetorical means for specific and technical,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie White-Farnham; Bryna Siegel Finer; Cathryn Molloy
ISBN: 9780367192242 0367192241 9780367192259 036719225X
OCLC Number: 1089886978
Description: xiii, 225 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Jamie White-Farnham and Cathryn Molloy --
Advocate / Donna Laux --
Writing my body, writing my health : a rhetorical autoethnography / Kim Hensley Owens --
Temporal disruptions : illness narratives before and after Web 2.0 / Ann Wallace --
Analyzing PCOs discourses : strategies for unpacking chronic illness and taking action / Marissa McKinley --
Rhetorics of empowerment for managing lupus pain : patient-to-patient knowledge sharing in online health forums / Cynthia Pengilly --
Rhetorics of self-disclosure : a feminist framework for infertility activism / Maria Novotny, Lori Beth De Hertogh --
Bridging the gap in care for women / Janeen Qadri --
Making bodies matter : norms and excesses in the well-woman visit / Kelly Whitney --
Doula advocacy : strategies for consent in labor and delivery / Sheri Rysdam --
Gendered responsibility : a critique of HPV vaccine ads, 2006-2016 / Erin Fitzgerald --
"Pregnant? You need a flu shot!" : safety and danger in medical discourses of maternal immunization / Lisa M. DeTora, Jennifer A. Malkowski --
"Most doctors will just say 'stop running'" : women runners' narratives, agency, and identity / Billie Tadros --
Reframing efficiency through usability : the code and baby-friendly USA / Oriana Gilson --
Fighting cancer from every angle / April Cabral --
"You have to be your own advocate" : patient self-advocacy as a coping mechanism for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk / Marleah Dean --
Activism by accuracy : women's health and hormonal birth control / Kristin Marie Bivens, Kirsti Cole, Amy Koerber --
Altering imaginaries and demanding treatment : women's AIDS activism in Toronto, 1980s-1990s / Janna Klostermann --
Costly expedience : reproductive rights and responses to slut-shaming / Laurie McMillan --
Afterword : The rhetorician [of health and medicine] as agent of social change : activism for the whole woman's body / Bryna Siegel Finer.
Responsibility: edited by Jamie White-Farnham, Bryna Siegel Finer, and Cathryn Molloy.

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Women's Health Advocacy tackles how women use various communication strategies to effect change in a health system that can be difficult to participate in and harmful by explicating rhetorical  Read more...

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