Reifying Women's Experiences with Invisible Illness: Illusions, Delusions, Reality - Lexington Studies in Health Communication (Hardback)Kesha Morant, Williams (editor), Frances Selena Morant (editor), Nicole Defenbaugh (author of contributions), Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas (author of contributions), Laura Ellingson (author of contributions), Eletra Gilchrist-Petty (author of contributions), Cerise L. Glenn (author of contributions), Annette Madlock Gatison (author of contributions), Emily Pfender (author of contributions), Launick Saint-Fort (author of contributions)
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Publisher: Lexington Books
Number of pages: 166
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 238 x 159 x 15 mm
As a Black woman, school psychologist, and adult education scholar, I think very deeply about how the learning and identity development of historically marginalized groups are inextricably tied to their physical bodies and their communities. Upon reading Reifying Women's Experiences with Invisible Illness, I was encouraged to see the editors' shared value of giving voice to those who are often silenced. Ultimately, this book is a counternarrative to traditional ways of thinking about invisible illnesses, as it skillfully merges the personal and the collective by problematizing how illness intersects with various other identities. -- Amber M. Sessoms, Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Reifying Women's Experiences with Invisible Illness highlights heroic women, representing a multicultural perspective on being a professional woman and living with an invisible chronic disease, while simultaneously providing the tools to overcome, and offering hope for a bright future... -- Latinia Shell, Diversity Works-Counseling, Supervision, Consultation, Training
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