Difference Matters: Communicating Social Identity / Edition 2

Difference Matters: Communicating Social Identity / Edition 2

by Brenda J. Allen
     
 

Aimed at students of organizational communications, this text separates the concept of socially constructed identity from its theoretical underpinnings to discuss communications between different categories of identity. Allen (U. of Colorado, Denver) takes categories of difference (gender, race, class, sexuality, age and ability) in turn to remind her students that… See more details below

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Aimed at students of organizational communications, this text separates the concept of socially constructed identity from its theoretical underpinnings to discuss communications between different categories of identity. Allen (U. of Colorado, Denver) takes categories of difference (gender, race, class, sexuality, age and ability) in turn to remind her students that each "matters," despite the traditions of prejudice. Each chapter includes questions for reflection. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781577666738
Publisher:
Waveland Press, Inc.
Publication date:
08/31/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
241,302
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Difference and Other Important Matters1
2Power Matters23
3Gender Matters39
4Race Matters65
5Social Class Matters95
6Sexuality Matters117
7Ability Matters139
8Age Matters165
9Communicating Social Identity187
Endnotes205
Index235

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