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Genderspeak : Personal Effectiveness in Gender Communication (5TH 12 Edition)

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Updated in a new 5th edition, GenderSpeak examines attitudes, gender identities, and stereotypes that characterize communication in relationships. Focused on communication about as well as between men and women, this practical and readable text connects material to the reader’s everyday life. GenderSpeak provides a balanced approach to the study of gender communication, presenting current research and a variety of perspectives and sources, while minimizing slant or bias.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface                                                                                                            

PROLOGUE

The Impact of Social Movements on Gender Communication:

You Must Know Where You’ve Been to Know Where You’re Going              

Learning “Herstory”                                                                                         

      Men, Education, and Women—in That Order                                            

      The First Wave of Feminism                                                                      

      Enter “Rosie the Riveter”                                                                           

      The Civil Rights Movement                                                                        

      The Sexual Revolution                                                                               

      The Second Wave of Feminism                                                                  

      No Such Thing as “THE” Feminists                                                            

      The Third Wave of Feminism                                                                     

What About “His Story”?                                                                                

      Early Male Supporters of Women’s Rights                                                 

      Effects of the Sexual Revolution on Men                                                     

      Men Raised Consciousness Too                                                                

      Fathers’ Movements                                                                                  

      There Are Some “Wild Men” Out There                                                    

      The Million Man March                                                                             

      Keeping Those Promises                                                                           

Gender Communication:  Looking Forward                                                      

References                                                                                                      

 

PART I:  COMMUNICATION, GENDER, AND EFFECTIVENESS           

 

CHAPTER 1

Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk:  Becoming a Better

      Gender Communicator                                                                               

Hot Topics                                                                                                      

What Is Gender Communication?                                                                     

Why Study Gender Communication?                                                                

Gender Jargon                                                                                                 

      Is It Sex or Is It Gender?                                                                           

      Gender Identity, Androgyny, and Sexual Orientation                                   

      Feminism (“The “F-Word”) and Se ism                                                      

Communication:  A Complex  Human Process                                                  

      Becoming Receiver Oriented in Your Communication                                 

The Personal Effectiveness Approach to Gender Communication                      

      Personal Effectiveness:  Your Own Perception                                           

      Personal Effectiveness:  Others’ Perceptions                                               

Values to Guide Your Choices                                                                         

      Value 1:  Equalizing Power                                                                         

      Value 2:  Talking to Make It Better                                                            

      Value 3:  Believing in Freedom of Choice                                                   

      Value 4:  Being Open-Minded and Willing to Change                                 

      Value 5:  Treating Another Person as an Individual                                     

Conclusion                                                                                                      

Discussion Starters                                                                                          

References                                                                                                      

 

PART II:  INFLUENCES ON OUR CHOICES                                             

 

CHAPTER 2

Becoming a Woman, Becoming a Man, and Becoming a Person:

      Biological, Social, and Cultural Influences on Gender Identity

      Development                                                                                             

Hot Topics                                                                                                      

Case Study:  Am I Masculine?  Am I Feminine?  What’s That

      Mean, Anyway?                                                                                        

How You Develop Your Identity                                                                     

      Fundamentals of Identity                                                                            

      Identity Development and Communication                                                  

      Masculine and Feminine Identity Revisited                                                  

The Effects of Social Interpretations of Biological Sex on Identity                      

      “Innies” and “Outies”:  Anatomical Differences and Social

            Interpretations                                                                                     

      Social Interpretations of “Raging” Hormones                                              

      Mind over Matter:  Are Men’s and Women’s Brains Really

            Different?                                                                                            

The Effects of Social Influences on Psychological Gender Identity                     

      Learning to Be Girls and Boys                                                                    

Socialization and Gender Identity Development                                                

      The Family as a Primary Socializing Agent                                                  

      Secondary Agents of Socialization                                                              

Gender and Culture                                                                                         

      Culture Considered                                                                                    

      Is One Culture Better Than Another?                                                         

      When Aspects of Identity Intersect                                                             

      Intercultural Gender Communication                                                           

Conclusion                                                                                                      

Discussion Starters                                                                                          

References                                                                                                      

 

CHAPTER 3

Pictures, Porn, and Pop:  Gender and Media                                                    

Hot Topics                                                                                                      

Case Study:  A Day in Two Lives:  Rey and His Dad                                        

The Power of Mediated Communication:  Effects on Our Lives                         

      A Bombardment of Media                                                                         

      Approaches to Studying the Effects of Media Consumption                        

Advertising:  Selling a Product or Selling Se ism?                                              

      Babes in Bras:  Female Depiction in Advertising                                         

      Studs in Suits:  Male Depiction in Advertising                                             

Lessons from the Small Screen:  Television and Gender                                    

      Television:  Mirroring Reality or Creating It?                                               

      Men in Prime-time Television                                                                     

      Women in Prime-time Television                                                                

      TV and GLBT                                                                                           

Lessons from the Big Screen:  Film and Gender                                                

      Gender in the Movies                                                                                 

The Communicative Power of Pornography                                                      

      Multiple Definitions of Pornography:  The Beginnings of

            Controversy                                                                                        

      Types of Readily Accessible Pornography                                                  

      Multiple Camps for a Complex Issue                                                          

      The Cru of the Matter:  Pornography is Personal                                        

We Could Make Beautiful Music Together...                                                    

      From Pop to Rock to Rap to Hip-Hop to Country:  The Women

            and Men of Song Lyrics                                                                       

      Sex Kittens and He-Men in Music Videos                                                  

Sex, Gender, and New Media                                                                         

      Online Identity and Gender                                                                        

      Gendered Gaming                                                                                      

Conclusion                                                                                                      

Discussion Starters                                                                                          

References                                                                                                      

 

PART III:  LET’S TALK:  INITIATING AND DEVELOPING

RELATIONSHIPS                                                                                         

 

CHAPTER 4

Choosing and Using Gendered Language                                                         

Hot Topics                                                                                                      

Case Study:  Go Team!                                                                                   

Choosing Your Language                                                                                 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205825479
Author:
Ivy, Diana K.
Publisher:
Pearson
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20111003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9 x 6.9 x 1 in 630 gr

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