9781428229952

Gendered Lives Communication, Gender, and Culture

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  • ISBN13:

    9781428229952

  • ISBN10:

    1428229957

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/7/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Written by leading gender communication scholar Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, Eighth Edition, introduces you to theories, research, and pragmatic information demonstrating the multiple and often interactive ways that our views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. With the most up-to-date research, balanced perspectives of masculinity and femininity, a personal introduction to the field, and a conversational first-person writing style, GENDERED LIVES, Eighth Edition, is an engaging text that encourages you to think critically about gender and our society.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction Opening the Conversation
Conceptual Foundations
The Study of Communication, Gender, and Culture
Theoretical Approaches to Gender Development
The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Women's Movements in the United States
The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Men+s Movements in the United States
Gendered Verbal Communication
Gendered Nonverbal Communication
Gendered Communication In Practice
Becoming Gendered: The Early Years
Gendered Education: Communication in Schools
Gendered Close Relationships
Gendered Organizational Communication
Gendered Media
Gendered Power and Violence
Epilogue Looking Backward, Looking Forward
Glossary
References
Index
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