Written by leading gender communication scholar, Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, Ninth 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, GENDERED LIVES, Ninth Edition, is an engaging text that encourages students to think critically about gender and our society.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Opening the Conversation.
PART I: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS
1. The Study of Communication, Gender, and Culture.
2. Theoretical Approaches to Gender Development.
3. The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Women's Movements in the United States.
4. The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Men's Movements in the United States.
5. Gendered Verbal Communication.
6. Gendered Nonverbal Communication.
PART II: GENDERED COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE.
7. Becoming Gendered: The Early Years.
8. Gendered Education: Communication in Schools.
9. Gendered Close Relationships.
10. Gendered Organizational Communication.
11. Gendered Media.
12. Gendered Power and Violence.
Epilogue. Looking Backward, Looking Forward.