White-Farnham, J., Finer, B. S., & Molloy, C. (2019). Women’s health advocacy: Rhetorical ingenuity for the 21st century. New York, NY: Routledge.

White-Farnham, J., & Molloy, C. Introduction.

Section 1: Rhetorics of Self

  • Owens, K. H. Writing my body, writing my health: A rhetorical autoethnography.
  • Wallace, A. Temporal disruptions: Illness narratives before and after web 2.0.
  • McKinley, M. Analyzing PCOS discourses: Strategies for unpacking chronic illness and taking action.
  • Pengilly, C. Rhetorics of empowerment for managing lupus pain: Patient-to-patient knowledge sharing in online health forums.
  • Novotny, M., & De Hertogh, L. B. Rhetorics of self-disclosure: A feminist framework for infertility activism.

Section 2: Rhetorics of/and the Patient

  • Qadri, J. Bridging the gap in care for women.
  • Whitney, K. Making bodies matter: Norms and excesses in the well-woman visit.
    Rysdam, S. Doula advocacy: Strategies for consent in labor and delivery.
  • Fitzgerald, E. Gendered responsibility: A critique of HPV vaccine ads, 2006-2016.
  • DeTora, L. M., & Malkowski, J. A. “Pregnant? You Need a Flu Shot!”: Safety and danger in medical discourses of maternal immunization.
  • Tadros, B. “Most Doctors Will Just Say ‘Stop running'”: Women runners’ narratives, agency, and identity.
  • Gilson, O. Reframing efficiency through usability: The code and baby-friendly USA.

Section 3: Rhetorics of Advocacy

  • Cabral, A. Fighting cancer from every angle.
  • Dean, M. “You Have to Be Your Own Advocate”: Patient self-advocacy as a coping mechanism for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer risk.
  • Bivens, K. M., Cole, K., & Koerber, A. Activism by accuracy: Women’s health and hormonal birth control.
  • Klostermann, J. Altering imaginaries and demanding treatment: Women’s AIDS activism in Toronto, 1980s-1990s.
  • McMillan, L. Costly expedience: Reproductive rights and responses to slut-shaming.
  • Finer, B. S. “The Rhetorician [of Health and Medicine] as Agent of Social Change”: Activism for the whole woman’s body.