Women & Men Communicating: Challenges and Changes

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Laurie P. Arliss
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1993 - Social Science - 240 pages
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The theme, challenges and changes, ties together diverse viewpoints on why men and women communicate differently and how these differences are manifested in personal relationships and in the world of education and work. Contemporary, balanced and written in a readable style, this collection offers fascinating material for courses dealing with human and interpersonal communication, gender, sociology of women, psychology and all women's and men's studies. Sixteen experts in interpersonal and organizational communication contribute essays to this volume exploring gender issueas in communication. A context approach leads to insights on gender issues in many settings - such as the classroom, the corporation, the courtroom, the broadcast news room and the doctor's office and gender differences are explored not just in our own culture, but cross-culturally as well.

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UNDERSTANDING WHY MEN AND WOMEN
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The Effect of Gender on Deborah Borisoff
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A Crosscultural David A Victor
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