Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender, and Culture

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Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1997 - Communication - 471 pages
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This book introduces theories, research, and pragmatic information that demonstrates the multiple, often interactive, ways in which gender images of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture.

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Contents

The Social Construction of Inequality
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CHAPTER 1
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Relationships Among Gender Culture
23
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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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