Gender in Applied Communication Contexts

Gender in Applied Communication Contexts

by Patrice Buzzanell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761928642

ISBN-13: 9780761928645

Pub. Date: 11/01/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Gender in Applied Communication Contexts explores the intersection and integration of feminist theory as applied to four important areas: organizational communication, health communication, family communication, and instructional communication. This collection of readings links theoretical insights and contributions to pragmatic ways of improving the

Overview

Gender in Applied Communication Contexts explores the intersection and integration of feminist theory as applied to four important areas: organizational communication, health communication, family communication, and instructional communication. This collection of readings links theoretical insights and contributions to pragmatic ways of improving the lives of women and men in a variety of professional and personal situations.

Gender in Applied Communication Contexts is recommended for upper-division and graduate-level courses in gender and communication, feminist theory, organizational communication, health communication, instructional communication, and applied communication. This anthology is also recommended as a research resource for scholars in Women's Studies, Family Studies, and Business and Management.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761928645
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - William F. Eadie
Introduction: Challenging Commonsense - Patrice M. Buzzanell, Helen Sterk, and Lynn H. Turner
Part I: Organizing Gender
Ch 1. When They Know Who We Are: The National Women's Music Festival Comes to Ball State University! - Marcy Meyer and Laura Shue O'Hara
Ch 2. Revisiting Sexual Harassment in Academe: Using Feminist Ethical and Sensemaking Approaches for Analyzing Macrodiscourses and Micropractices of Sexual Harassment. - Patrice M. Buzzanell
Ch 3. Women, Men, and Changing Organizations: An Organizational Culture Examination of Gendered Experiences of Telecommuting. - Annika Hylmö
Ch 4. Commentary: Feminist Scholarship - Connie Bullis
Part II: Gendering Health
Ch 5. Women Cancer Survivors: Making Meaning of Chronic Illness, Disability, and Alternative Medical Practices. - Laura L. Ellingson
Ch 6. The Defining of Menopause - Kelly Quintanilla, Nada Frazier Cano, and Diana K. Ivy
Ch 7. Consuming Breasts: Our Breasts, Our Selves - Patty Sotirin
Ch. 8. Reframing Communication During Gynecological Exams: A Feminist Virtue Ethic of Care Perspective. - Maria Brann and Marifran Mattson
Ch 9. Commentary: Communication and Women's Health - Gary L. Kreps
Part III: Constructing Pedagogy
Ch. 10 Metaphor in the Classroom: Reframing Traditional and Alternative Uses of Language for Feminist Transformation. - Patrice M. Buzzanell
Ch 11. From Transgression to Transformation: Negotiating the Opportunities and Tensions of Engaged Pedagogy in the Feminist Organizational Communication Classroom - Marcy Meyer
Ch 12. Body Shape(ing) Discourse: Bakhtinian Intertextuality as a Tool for Studying Discourse And Relationships. - Terri L. Russ
Ch 13. Aggression in Intercultural Encounters: Reports by Male and Female Youth in an Ethnically Diverse School District. - Marjorie A. Jaasma
Ch 14. Commentary: Feminist Classrooms - Rich West
Part IV: Empowering Family
Ch 15. Entrepreneurial Mothers' Balance of Work and Family: Discursive Constructions of Time, Mothering, and Identity. - Paige Edley
Ch 16 Playground or Training Ground?: The Function of Talk in African American and European American Mother-Adolescent Daughter Dyads. - Barbara A. Penington and Lynn H. Turner
Ch 17 Masculinities and Violence Among Intimates: Stories About Male Abusers and Intervention Strategies. - Jenn Fink and Charles Tucker
Ch 18 Commentary: The Pastiche of Gender and Family Communication - Kathleen Galvin
Index
About the Editors
About the Contributors

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