Gendered Lives(Series in Communication Studies): Communication, Gender, and Culture / Edition 6

Gendered Lives(Series in Communication Studies): Communication, Gender, and Culture / Edition 6

by Julia T. Wood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534636152

ISBN-13: 9780534636159

Pub. Date: 02/28/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Written by the leading gender communication scholar, Julia Wood's text introduces students to theories, research, and pragmatic information that demonstrate the multiple and often interactive ways in which our views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. With the most up-to-date research, balanced perspectives of masculinity and

Overview

Written by the leading gender communication scholar, Julia Wood's text introduces students to theories, research, and pragmatic information that demonstrate the multiple and often interactive ways in which 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 provides students with an engaging text that encourages them to think critically about gender and our society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534636159
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Series:
Wadsworth Series in Communication Studies
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS. Introduction: Opening the Conversation. 1. The Study of Communication, Gender, and Culture. 2. Theoretical Approaches to Gender Development. 3. The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Women's Movements in America. 4. The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Men's Movements in America. 5. Gendered Nonverbal Communication. 6. Gendered Nonverbal Communication . PART TWO: GENDERED COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE. 7. Gendered Family Dynamics. 8. Gendered Close Relationships. 9. Gendered Education: Communication in School Settings. 10. Gendered Organizational Communication. 11. Gendered Media: The Influence of Media in Views of Gender. 12. Gendered Power and Violence. Epilogue: Looking Backward, Looking Forward. Glossary. References. Index.

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