Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture / Edition 3

Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture / Edition 3

by Julia T. Wood
     
 

This text introduces undergraduates to the ways in which gender images of masculinity and femininity affect communication and the way we live. It reviews theories and research on relationships among gender, culture, and communication, overviews the history of women's and men's movements in the US, and examines gendered verbal and nonverbal communication. Gendered… See more details below

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This text introduces undergraduates to the ways in which gender images of masculinity and femininity affect communication and the way we live. It reviews theories and research on relationships among gender, culture, and communication, overviews the history of women's and men's movements in the US, and examines gendered verbal and nonverbal communication. Gendered communication is examined in the family, schools, close relationships, organizations, and the media. This fifth edition contains expanded material on gender in non- Western culture and technology in communication. Wood teaches humanities and communication studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534562595
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Series:
Speech and Theater Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1The Study of Communication, Gender, and Culture13
2Theoretical Approaches to Gender Development35
3The Origins and Implications of Gendered Identities59
4The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Women's, Men's, and Gender Movements in America91
5Gendered Verbal Communication123
6Gendered Nonverbal Communication151
7Gendered Close Relationships179
8Gendered Education: Communication in School Settings206
9Gendered Media: The Influence of Media on Views of Gender231
10Gendered Organizational Communication260
11Looking Backward, Looking Forward289
Glossary312
References317
Index353

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