Gendered Lives

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2012 - Social Science - 416 pages
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Written by leading gender communication scholar Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, 10th Edition introduces students 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, this engaging text encourages students to think critically about gender and our society.
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User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

I think this is a fantastic look at gender, sex, etc. and how it affects each aspect of our lives. Wood covers both male and female issues and does it well. This book is full of fantastic examples and it is actually an interesting read. Read full review

Contents

Opening the Conversation
1
Conceptual Foundations
13
Gendered Communication in Practice
161
Looking Backward Looking Forward
319
Glossary
325
References
331
Index
367
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Julia T. Wood is the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities Emerita at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She joined the university at the age of 24. While on the faculty, she was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. The author of 17 books, she has edited 10 other books, published more than 100 articles and book chapters and presented numerous papers at professional conferences. In addition, her honors include 12 awards for undergraduate teaching and 15 awards for her scholarship.

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