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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Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships and on gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. She has published 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the United States. She has received 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.

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