Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture (with InfoTrac)

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Cengage Learning, 2005 - Drama - 364 pages
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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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User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

Easy read for a college class I'm taking. It should provide interesting class discussions. Read full review

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User Review  - Christina - Goodreads

great read, but I really hoped Julia would have included more information about bisexuality, it was mentioned a total of 3 times (on the same page) :( overall an amazing book that everyone should read. Read full review

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Julia T. Wood (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University) is Professor of Communication Studies and Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She teaches and conducts research on personal relationships, intimate partner violence, feminist theory, and the intersections of gender, communication, and culture. She has authored or edited 23 books, including Who Cares?: Women, Care and Culture, and Gendered Lives, now in its 7th edition. In addition, she has published more than 70 articles and book chapters. During her career she has received 12 awards for scholarship and 11 for teaching.

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