A feminist information engagement framework for gynecological cancer patients: The case of cervical cancer

@article{Westbrook2015AFI,
  title={A feminist information engagement framework for gynecological cancer patients: The case of cervical cancer},
  author={Lynn Westbrook and Ina Fourie},
  journal={Journal of Documentation},
  year={2015},
  volume={71},
  pages={752-774}
}
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a three-part framework of information engagement for situated gynecological cancers. These particular cancers intertwine with medicalization of sexuality and gender power dynamics, situating information behaviors and interactions in women’s socio-health perceptions. Using Kavanagh and Broom’s feminist risk framework, the framework establishes functional and temporal parameters for sense-making and information engagement. Design/methodology… CONTINUE READING

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