The Gender Communication Connection 2014
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The authors explore the many ways that gender and communication intersect and affect each other. Every chapter encourages a consideration of how gender attitudes and practices, past and current, influence personal notions of what it means not only to be female and male, but feminine and masculine. The second edition of this student friendly and accessible text is filled with contemporary examples, activities, and exercises to help students put theoretical concepts into practice.show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 22.86mm | 657.71g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0765642220
  • 9780765642226

About Teri Kwal Gamble

Teri Kwal Gamble is professor of communication at the College of New Rochelle. Michael W. Gamble is professor of communication at New York Institute of Technology in Manhattan.show more

Table of contents

Part I: Foundations of Gender Communication 1. Why We Study Gender Communication The Gendered World: Where Would You Like to Go From Here? This is His- and Her-Story Exploring Gender Today Conceptual and Perceptual Foundations Distinguishing Sex and Gender Communication Cultures Communication and Gender: Which is the Catalyst? The Merging of Communication and Gender Communicating Our Confusion Changing Communication Paradigms More Principles of Gendered Communication Gendered Communication is Dynamic Gendered Communication is Systemic Gendered Communication is Pervasive Gendered Communication is Learned Reassessing Gender and Communication: Goals and Assumptions, Questions and Quandaries Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 2. Developing Gender Roles and Identities Gender Identity and the "I" of the Beholder Theories of Identity: Theoretical Approaches Biology Matters: Biological Influences on Gender Psychology Matters: Psychological Influences on Gender Social Roles Matter: Social Influences on Gender Culture Matters: Cultural Influences on Gender The Development of Self-Concept Self-Image and Self-Esteem Reflected Appraisal Theory and Self-Concept Social Learning Theory and Self-Concept Education and Self-Concept Media and Self-Concept Culture and Self-Concept Comparing the Self-Concepts of Males and Females Reassessing Gender and Identity: Exploring Alternative Self-Orientations Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 3. Verbal Styles of Gendered Expression Language in Our Lives Language and Its Uses The Language-Thought-Behavior Relationship The Power of Language Words and Gender Perceptions: Can We Move Beyond Stereotypes? The Effects of Language Socialization Sexist Language and The Shaping of Reality The Language of Conversation: How We Speak We Speak Different Genderlects Gender-Based Misinterpretations: What Really Happens When Men and Women Talk to Each Other? Fact or Myth: Women Talk More than Men Fact or Myth: Women Interrupt Others More than Men Fact or Myth: Men are Dismissive of Women's Feelings Fact or Myth: Women and Men Agree on the Purpose of Talk in Relationship Development Reassessing Gender and Language Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 4. Nonverbal Styles of Gendered Expression Dimensions of Nonverbal Communication The Functions of Nonverbal Messages Message Reinforcement or Complementation Message Negation Message Substitution Message Accentuation or Intensification Message Regulation Nonverbal Cues: Key Parts of the Communication Package Conveying and Interpreting Nonverbal Expressiveness Exploring Nonverbal Cues from a Gender Perspective Kinesics: The Body's Language Haptics: Touch Proxemics Paralinguistics Artifacts Reassessing Gendered Nonverbal Communication Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 5. Gendered Perception and Listening Styles The Perception Process and Gender: Selection, Organization, Interpretation and Response Selection: What Do You Notice? Organization: How Do You Categorize? Interpretation: What Does It Mean? Responding: How Do You React? The Listening Styles of Men and Women Who Gets Heard? Listening Behaviors of Men and Women Reassessing Gender, Perception, and Listening Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online Revisiting Part I: Discovering and Building Connections Part II: Gender's Role in Creating and Maintaining Personal Relationships 6. Gender Communication and Friendships The Nature of Friendship Friendship vs. Other Kinds of Relationships How Friendships Develop: Two Models The Gendering of Friendship Friendship in Your Life A Closer Look at Same-Sex Friendships Women Friending Women Men Friending Men A Closer Look at Mixed-Sex Friendships Men and Women Friending Each Other The Effects of Roles and Social Opportunities on Friendship Reassessing Gender and Friendship Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 7. Gender Communication and Romance Gender and Romance The Intimacy Factor Romantic Relationship Stages Stage 1: Initiating Stage 2: Experimenting Stage 3: Intensifying Stage 4: Integrating Stage 5: Bonding Stage 6: Differentiating Stage 7: Circumscribing Stage 8: Stagnating Stage 9: Avoiding Stage 10: Terminating Gender Influences on Decisions and Tensions in Romantic Relationships Gender and Romantic Relationships Facilitators Reassessing Gender in Romantic Relationships Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 8. Gender Communication and Family The Family: A Gendered-Person Factory The Family System: Gender in Action The Family as Theme Factory The Family as Gender-Maker Sex-Role Development Parent-Child Attitudes and Interaction Preferences Power in the Family Intimacy and Family Relations Family Member Autonomy and Dependence Empathy and Family Relations Diversity and the Family Couplehoods Single-Parent Families Dual-Worker/Dual-Career Families Families and Gender, Race, and Class Reassessing Gender and Family Matters Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online Revisiting Part II: Discovering and Building Connections: Part III: Gender Communication in Context 9. Gender Communication in Education The Education/Gender Communication Challenge Gender Communication in Elementary and Secondary Schools Gendered Messages Sent Girls Gendered Messages Sent Boys The Higher Education Scene Title IX: Its Impact in Class and on the Field Administratively Speaking: Who's in Charge? Reassessing Gender in Education: Proposed Remedies Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 10. Gender Communication in the Workplace The Socialization of Gendered Workers Gender Bias and the Job Interview Organization Diversification Diversity's Effects Sex and Race Segregation in the Workplace Gender Role Bias Role Stereotypes for Men Role Stereotypes for Women Handling Relationships in the Workplace Hurdling Advancement Barriers Workplace Bullies Workplace Stressors The Glass Ceiling and the Sticky Floor Sexual Harassment-Gender Based Discrimination Leading the Way: The Leadership Styles of Men and Women Reassessing Gender and Work Matters Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 11. Gender Communication and Health Health and Gender: Is it a Matter of Difference? Gendered Perceptions of Health Manhood and Womanhood: Health Norms, Markers, and Hormones Mind Over Matter: The Psychological Health of Men and Women The Gendering of Patients and Their Doctors Gender Ideals Affect Health The Dark Side of Intimacy Health Implications of Divorce and Social Isolation Health Implications of Gendered Violence and Gendered Fear Violence Against Partners The Impact on Health of Gendered Violence in Sports Caregiving and Expressing Feelings: Gendered Differences Reassessing Gender and Health Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 12. Gender Communication and the Law The Law and Gender Equity Equal Protection and Opportunity Laws Sexual Harassment, Rape, Violence, and the Law Sexual Harassment and U.S. Law Sexual Assault, Rape, Violence, and the Law The Law, Divorce, and Parental Rights The Recommended Child Custody Policy Reassessing Gender and the Law Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online Revisiting Part III: Discovering and Building Connections Part IV: Issues and Challenges in Gender Communication 13. Gender in Media and Technology The Gendering of Media and Technology Gendertizing Advertising and the Sex Roles of Women Advertising and the Sex Roles of Men Advertising and Gendering in Children Advertising and Diversity Gendered Films and Television Shows, Audiences, and Awards Viewing Effects Music Videos Awards Gender and Sports Media "Women's Sports" vs. "Sports" Behind the Mike Sports, the Military, and Coming Out Gendering and Technology Reassessing Gender, Media, and Technology Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 14. Conflict, Power, and Gender Violence Exploring Violence in Relationships The Alarming Statistics Profiling the Abuser Gender and Conflict Differences in Conflict-Handling Behavior: Traditional Expectations Contradicting the Expected: Nontraditional Conflict-Handling Behaviors Gender and Power Power, Gender Intimidation, and Violence The Dynamics of Physical Violence and Abuse of Power The Dynamics of Sexual Assault and Rape Dispelling Rape and Sexual Violence Myths Reassessing Conflict, Power, and Gender Violence: The Need to Denormalize Violence Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online 15. Gender and Social Movements: Reconsidering the Past and Preparing For the Future The Past is Prologue Women's Movements Liberal Feminism Social Feminism Radical Feminism Feminism: The First Wave Feminism: The Second Wave Feminism: The Third Wave A Note on Backlash Movements Men's Movements The Profeminist Men's Movement Promasculinist Men's Movements The Mythopoetic Men's Movement The National Coalition of Free Men The Promise Keepers The Million-Man March Reassessing Women and Men's Movements Chapter Recap Think It Out Write It Out Check It Out Online Revisiting Part IV: Discovering and Building Connectionsshow more

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