Writing Childbirth: Women’s Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online (Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms)

Writing Childbirth: Women’s Rhetorical Agency in Labor and Online (Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms)


Women looking to convey issues approximately childbirth or to problem institutionalized medication through writing on-line delivery plans or beginning tales workout rhetorical organisation in undeniably feminist methods. In Writing Childbirth: Women’s Rhetorical organization in hard work and on-line, author Kim Hensley Owens explores how girls create and use daily rhetorics in making plans for, experiencing, and writing approximately childbirth.

Drawing on clinical texts, well known suggestion books, and on-line start plans and start tales, in addition to the result of a childbirth writing survey, Owens considers how women’s company in childbirth is sanctioned, and the way it isn't. She examines how women’s rhetorical offerings in writing have interaction with institutionalized drugs and societal norms. Writing Childbirth unearths the contradictory messages girls obtain approximately childbirth, their conflicting expectancies approximately it, and the way writing and know-how give a contribution to and reconcile those messages and expectations.

Demonstrating the price of extending rhetorical investigations of wellbeing and fitness and medication past patient-physician interactions and the discourse of physicians, Writing Childbirth bargains clean perception into feminist rhetorical employer and expertise and expands our figuring out of the rhetorics of wellbeing and fitness and medicine. 

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