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Readings in Gender Communication (04 Edition)


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READINGS IN GENDER COMMUNICATION is a compilation of studies, stories, analyses, and personal testimonies contributed by communication, gender, psychology, and sociology scholars and students. The reader is designed as a supplemental text for a gender communication course with primary emphasis given to demonstrating how gender theory is applicable to students' lives.

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS. You've come a long way baby, or have you? A Self-Test. Johnston, Brendel, and Ivy, Diana K., Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi. There's a Rainbow in my Closet: On the Importance of Developing a Common Language for Sex and Gender, Perry, Linda, University of San Diego and Deborah Ballard-Reisch, University of Nevada, Reno. What I learned as a student in gender communication. Four brief papers by former students in our courses. Poem: Why I'm not a Lady, Kleinman, Sherryl . Part II: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES. Development of Fluid Gender Identity: Addressing a Controversial Issue, Basu, Jayanti, University of Calcutta. Gender, Culture, and Power: Three Theoretical Views, Malin, Brent, St. Olaf College. Take the helm, man the ship...and I forgot my bikini! Unraveling Why Woman Is Not Considered a Verb. Palczewski, Catherine, University of Northern Iowa. Old Maid of Honor, McQueeney, Krista (student submission). Part III: SOCIAL CHANGE. Sending Signals: Visions of Women in World War II Propaganda Posters, Hoyt, Marguerite, Johns Hopkins University. Biker Chicks: Are they becoming women motorcyclists? Ranney, Arthur L., University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Gender and Communication in Cyberspace, Hansen, Susan, Murdoch University. Will things ever get better? Deeb-Sossa, Natalia (student submission). Part IV: VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION. Urban Music: Gendered Language in Rapping, Natalle, Elizabeth J., University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Reading Tattoos: Women, Men, and Body Sign, Cummings, William, University of South Florida. Playing the Part of a Woman. Duke, Josie (student submission). Part V: PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS. Constructing Myths to Manage Romantic Challenge in Cross Sex Friendships, Harvey, Vickie, California State University, Stanislaus. Pride and Prejudice: A Feminist Cinderella Story, Nunn, Darcy. Relationship Stagnation: Does Calling it Quits Have to Be So Painful? Amason, Patricia, and Jenkins, Charon, University of Arkansas. Perceived Parental Communication, Gender, and Young Adults' self-esteem: Male, Female, and Universal Path Models, Webb, Lynne, et. Al., University of Arkansas. Emergency Dress, Kleinman, Sherryl. Part VI: EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL CONTEXTS. Excluding Gender: A Case Study in Organizational Conflict, Caven, Margaret, California State University, Long Beach. Gendered Authors, Gendered Learning, MacCormack, Patricia, Anglia Polytechnic University. Nonverbal Communication, Your Appearance, Traditional Stereotypes: A Fashion Alert, Quintanilla, Kelly, Texas A and M University, Corpus Christi. Assigning Responsibility for Workplace Behavior: Sexual Harassment as a Form of Organizational Communication, Ranney, Frances J. Wayne State University. Bullies on the Adult Playground, Duke, Josie (student submission). Part VII: MEDIA INFLUENCES ON GENDER COMMUNICATION. On the Internet, Everyone Worries you're a Dog: The Gender Expectations and Beauty Ideals of Online Personals and Text-Based Chat, White, Michele, Wellesley College. Creating Support and Solving Problems in Online Support Groups: Toward a Context-Based Perspective of Gender Differences in Communication Styles, Walstrom, Mary, University of Illinois. Lions, Tigers and Little Girls: Representations of Gender Roles in Power Rangers: Wild Force, Borchert, Mark, Carson-Newman College.

Product Details

Backlund, Philip M.
Cengage Learning
Backlund, Phil
Backlund, Phillip M.(Philip M. Backlund)
Williams, Mary Rose
Backlund, Phillip M.
Interpersonal communication
Gender Studies
Sex role
Gender identity
Communication Studies
Theater - General
Publication Date:
November 2003
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
8.66x7.02x.52 in. .99 lbs.

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Reference » Speech and Debate

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