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Author Owens, Kim Hensley, 1974-
Title Writing childbirth : women's rhetorical agency in labor and online / Kim Hensley Owens.
Imprint Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015]

Author Owens, Kim Hensley, 1974-
Series Studies in rhetoric and feminisms.
Subject Communication in obstetrics -- United States.
Communication in medicine -- United States.
Internet in medicine -- United States.
Rhetoric -- United States.
Birth plans -- United States.
Patients' writings -- History and criticism.
Childbirth -- United States -- Computer network resources.
Childbirth -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- INTRODUCTION: Writing Birth-Asserting Rhetorical Agency -- 1. UNDERSTANDiNG BiRTH: Commonplaces of Modern American Childbirth Advice -- 2. INVENTiNG BiRTH: Rhetorics of Control and Resistance -- 3. CONFRONTiNG BiRTH: Rhetorical Disability and Five Women's Birth Plans -- 4. HOSTiNG BiRTH: Birth and Birth Stories over Time and Online -- 5. SHARiNG BiRTH: Catharsis, Commentary, and Testimonial in Online Birth Stories -- EPiLOGUE: Experiencing Birth -- APPENDIX A: SURVEY RECRUITMENT EMAIL
APPENDIX B: CHILDBIRTH WRITING SURVEYNOTES -- WORKS CITED -- INDEX -- Author Biography -- Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms -- Other Books in the Studies in Rhetorics and Feminisms Series -- Back Cover
ISBN 9780809334063 (electronic bk.)
0809334062 (electronic bk.)
9780809334056 (paperback)
0809334054 (paperback)
OCLC # 919012885
Additional Format Print version: Owens, Kim Hensley, 1974- Writing childbirth. Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2015] (DLC) 2014043790.

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