Medicalization of Birth in the United States Through The Lens of The Handmaid's Tale

@article{Zhu2020MedicalizationOB,
  title={Medicalization of Birth in the United States Through The Lens of The Handmaid's Tale},
  author={Vicky Zhu and C. Thomsen},
  journal={Journal of Student Research},
  year={2020},
  volume={9}
}
The TV series The Handmaid’s Tale, based on the bestselling book by Margaret Atwood, provides the audience with a visual experience which leaves them with indelible impressions of social stratification. Inspired by the representation of social hierarchy shown by differences between clothes, protestors in real life have found the costume of the handmaids to be a useful symbol to protest themes related to the TV series in reality, including sexual assault and reproductive rights. However, barely… Expand

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