Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture, 8th

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Cengage Learning, Mar 7, 2008 - Performing Arts - 416 pages
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Written by leading gender communication scholar Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, Eighth Edition, introduces you to theories, research, and pragmatic information demonstrating the multiple and often interactive ways that 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, Eighth Edition, is an engaging text that encourages you to think critically about gender and our society.
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Contents

OPENING THE CONVERSATION
1
THE STUDY OF COMMUNICATION GENDER AND CULTURE
15
THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO GENDER DEVELOPMENT
38
THE RHETORICAL SHAPING OF GENDER WOMENS MOVEMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES
65
THE RHETORICAL SHAPING OF GENDER MENS MOVEMENTS IN THE UNITED STATES
94
GENDERED VERBAL COMMUNICATION
117
GENDERED NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION
139
BECOMING GENDERED THE EARLY YEARS
160
GENDERED CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS
209
GENDERED ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
231
GENDERED MEDIA
256
GENDERED POWER AND VIOLENCE
284
LOOKING BACKWARD LOOKING FORWARD
312
GLOSSARY
318
REFERENCES
326
INDEX
375

GENDERED EDUCATION COMMUNICATION IN SCHOOLS
188

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About the author (2008)

Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Professor of Humanities, the Caroline H. and Thomas Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education, and a professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she teaches courses and conducts research on gender, communication, culture, and communication in personal relationships. Dr. Wood has authored 17 books and edited 9 others. In addition, she has published more than 80 articles and book chapters, and she has won 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 13 awards for her scholarship. She received her BA from North Carolina State University, her MA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her PhD from Pennsylvania State University.

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