Gender in Communication | 9781483309927 College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Gender in Communication

2nd Edition

A Critical Introduction

Victoria Pruin DeFrancisco; Catherine Helen Palczewski; Danielle D. McGeough
eISBN-13: 9781483309927

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Gender in Communication: A Critical Introduction, Second Edition examines the variety of ways in which communication of and about gender enables and constrains people’s identities. Authors Catherine Helen Palczewski and Victoria Pruin DeFrancisco, with Danielle Dick McGeough, demonstrate how communication constitutes gender, rather than presenting gender as an influence on communication. Operating from an intersectional gender diversity perspective, they show how a focus on gender/sex alone omits the richness of diverse gendered lives. In addition, they explore how gender is constructed through interpersonal and public discourse in, about, and by the social institutions of family, education, work, religion, and media. Throughout the book, readers are equipped with critical analysis tools they can use to form their own conclusions about the ever-changing processes of gender in communication.

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ISBNs 1483309924, 9781483309927
Language English
Number of Pages 337
Edition 2nd