Gender in Applied Communication Contexts / Edition 1

Gender in Applied Communication Contexts / Edition 1

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Gender in Applied Communication Contexts / Edition 1

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.

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ISBN-13: 9780761928652
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/28/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (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
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