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Interrogating gendered pathologies

dc.contributor.authorFrost, Erin A., editor
dc.contributor.authorEble, Michelle F., editor
dc.contributor.authorUtah State University Press, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractTransdisciplinary approach from technologies, rhetorics, philosophies, epistemologies, and biomedical data considering the effects of biomedicine's gendered norms on people. Using complementary and intersectional theoretical approaches, contributors ask about rhetoric's role in healthcare and how it differs depending on patient embodiment and how non-normative bodies are pathologized.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsIntroduction: Interrogating Gendered Pathologies -- Section I: Sensory Experiences -- 1. Corporeal Idioms of Distress: A Rhetorical Meditation on Psychogenic Conditions -- 2. Art-i-facts: A Methodology for Circulating Infertility Counternarratives -- Section II: Patienthood and Patient-Provider Communication -- 3. "We're All Struggling to Be a Complete Person": Listening to Rhetorical Constructions of Endometriosis -- 4. Simulating Gender: Student Learning in Clinical Nursing Simulations -- 5. "I Felt Very Discounted": Negotiation of Caucasian and Hispanic/Latina Women's Bodily Ownership and Expertise in Patient-Provider Interactions -- Section III: Social Construction of Illness/Biomedicalization of Bodies -- 6. Orgasmic Inequalities and Pathologies of Pleasure -- 7. From the Margins to the Basement: The Intersections of Biomedical Patienthood -- 8. Women and Bladder Cancer: Listening Rhetorically to Healthcare Disparities -- Section IV: Digital Medical Rhetorics -- 9. Bras, Bros, and Colons: How Even the Mayo Clinic Gets It Wrong Gendering Cancer -- 10. Interrogating Race-Based Health Disparities in the Online Community Black Women Do Breastfeed -- 11. Gendered Risk and Responsibility in the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Campaign -- Section V: Textual Examinations -- 12. Pathologizing Black Female Bodies: The Construction of Difference in Contemporary Breast Cancer Research -- 13. Overcoming Postpartum Depression: Individual and Social Gendered Pathology in Self-Help Discourse -- 14. Making Bodies: Medical Rhetoric of Gendered and Sexed Materiality.
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dc.subject.lcshWomen -- Health and hygiene
dc.subject.lcshWomen's health services
dc.subject.lcshFeminism -- Health aspects
dc.titleInterrogating gendered pathologies


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