Evaluating Women''s Health Messages : A Resource Book
By: Parrott, Roxanne.
Contributor(s): Condit, Celeste M.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1996Description: 1 online resource (461 p.).ISBN: 9781452247953.Subject(s): Generative organs, Female -- Diseases -- Research | Health education of women | Mass media in health education | Sexism in medicine | Women -- Health and hygiene -- Research | Women -- Health and hygiene -- Sociological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Evaluating Women''s Health Messages : A Resource BookDDC classification: 618 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 - Introduction: Priorities and Agendas in Communicating about Women''s Reproductive Health; Part I - Political Agendas and Women''s Reproductive Health Messages; Chapter 2 - Medical and Psychological Consequences of Legal Abortion in the United States; Chapter 3 - A Matter of Consequence: Abortion Rhetoric and Media Messages; Chapter 4 - Illicit Drug Use and the Pregnant Woman: Prevalence, Social Impact, Effects, and Legislative Action; Chapter 5 - The Drama of in Utero Drug Exposure: Fetus Takes First Billing
Part II - Historical Issues in Communicating about Women''s Reproductive HealthChapter 6 - Contraception and Clinical Science: The Place of Women in Reproductive Technology; Chapter 7 - Our Bodies, Our Risk: Dilemmas in Contraceptive Information; Chapter 8 - The American Experience of Childbirth: Toward a Range of Safe Choices; Chapter 9 - Contemporary Birthing Practices: Technology over Humanity?; Part III - A Fetal and Maternal Health Approach to Communicating about Women''s Reproductive Health; Chapter 10 - Women and Smoking: Consequences and Solutions
Chapter 11 - Tugging at Pregnant Consumers: Competing "Smoke!" "Don''t Smoke!" Media Messages and Their MessengersChapter 12 - Prenatal Alcohol Consumption and Outcomes for Children: A Review of the Literature; Chapter 13 - Knowing When to Say When and Why: Media Messages Aimed at Preventing Women''s Alcohol Consumption; Part IV - A Campaign Perspective for Communicating about Women''s Reproductive Health; Chapter 14 - Promoting Prenatal and Pregnancy Care to Women: Promises, Pitfalls, and Pratfalls
Chapter 15 - Prenatal Care from the Woman''s Perspective: A Thematic Analysis of the Newspaper MediaChapter 16 - Cervical, Ovarian, and Uterine Cancer: Advancing Awareness, Choices, and Survival; Chapter 17 - Magic, Moralism, and Marginalization: Media Coverage of Cervical, Ovarian, and Uterine Cancer; Part V - A Social Support Framework for Communicating about Women''s Reproductive Health; Chapter 18 - Menarche, Menstruation, and Menopause: The Communication of Information and Social Support; Chapter 19 - Media Portrayals of Women''s Menstrual Health Issues
Chapter 20 - Social Support and Breast Cancer: Why do We Talk and to Whom do We Talk?Chapter 21 - An Analysis of Discourse Promoting Mammography: Pain, Promise, and Prevention; Part VI - Contemporary Priorities in Communicating about Women''s Reproductive Health; Chapter 22 - Options and Risks with Reproductive Technologies; Chapter 23 - Media Bias for Reproductive Technologies; Chapter 24 - Hysterectomies: Don''t Ask "Why Not?" . . . Ask "Why?"; Chapter 25 - Hysterectomy: What the Popular Press Said (1986-1992); Chapter 26 - Women and AIDS: The Lost Population
Chapter 27 - The Reconstruction of AIDS as a Women''s Health Issue
The increased attention currently being paid to women''s reproductive health issues has produced a corresponding interest in the role that communication plays in promoting better health care. Groundbreaking and comprehensive, this book is the first systematic examination of the major types and forms of messages about women''s reproductive health - medical, social scientific and public - and the degree to which these messages compare with and contradict each other. Within the broad framework of communication, a range of women''s health issues are examined in this book from political, historical, technological and feminist perspectives. The issues examined include: abortion; infertility; drug and alcohol use in pregnancy; childbirth; AIDS; menst
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