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Author Dubriwny, Tasha N., 1976- author.

Title The vulnerable empowered woman : feminism, postfeminism, and women's health / Tasha N. Dubriwny.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (248 pages).
Series Critical issues in health and medicine
Critical issues in health and medicine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction : public discourse and the representation of the vulnerable empowered woman -- Theorizing postfeminist health -- Genetic risk : prophylactic mastectomies and the pursuit of cancer-free life -- Postfeminist risky mothers and postpartum depression -- The postfeminist concession : young women, sex, and paternalism -- Feminist women's health activism in the twenty-first century -- Afterword : from margin to center.
Summary The Vulnerable Empowered Woman assesses the state of women's healthcare today by analyzing popular media representations-television, print newspapers, websites, advertisements, blogs, and memoirs-in order to understand the ways in which breast cancer, postpartum depression, and cervical cancer are discussed in American public life. Tasha N. Dubriwny's analysis concludes with a call to re-politicize women's health through narratives that can help us imagine women, and their relationship to medi.
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Breast -- Cancer.
Postpartum depression.
Cervix uteri -- Cancer -- Vaccination.
Women's Health.
Depression, Postpartum.
Papillomavirus Vaccines.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Women's Health.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies.
Added Title Feminism, postfeminism, and women's health
Other Form: Print version: Dubriwny, Tasha N., 1976- Vulnerable/empowered woman. New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2012 9780813554013 (DLC) 2011053240 (OCoLC)779527294
ISBN 9780813554020 (electronic bk.)
0813554020 (electronic bk.)
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