Gendered Lives, 11th Edition
- Julia T. Wood University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- ISBN-10: 1285075935 | ISBN-13: 9781285075938
- 368 Pages
- © 2015 | Published
- College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $131.50
- Newer Edition Available
Written by leading gender communication scholar Julia T. Wood, GENDERED LIVES, 11E introduces students to theories, research, and pragmatic information, demonstrating the multiple and often interactive ways that one's 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 society.
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: Competing Images of Women.
4. The Rhetorical Shaping of Gender: Competing Images of Men.
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.
“I really enjoy the way the book is structured. It is easy for the students to follow and understand and is updated on a regular enough basis so that the examples are relevant."— Kimberly Parker, Bellarmine University
“The book provides a balanced review of the basic perspectives on gender and communication. The practical explanation of the research is excellent. The book provides a nice way to look at the practical application of how communication influences various aspects of students' lives."— Nancy Tobler, Utah Valley University
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