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The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Communication

The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Communication

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September 2006 | 504 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Handbook of Gender and Communication begins from the premise that gender is, at once, an aspect of both individual identity and of social structure that dramatically and relentlessly shapes individual and collective life. Communication is central to this process, and the Handbook brings together leading scholars in the area who review and evaluate the state of research on gender and communication through discussion of existing theories and research as well as through identification of important directions for future scholarship. The Handbook includes a general introduction and five sections that focus on primary contexts in which gender and communication are shaped, reflected and expressed: interpersonal; organizational; rhetoric; media; and intercultural/global.
Bonnie J. Dow and Julia T. Wood
The Evolution of Gender and Communication Research: Intersections of Theory, Politics, and Scholarship
Part I: Gender and Communication in Interpersonal Contexts
Julia T. Wood
Elizabeth Bell and Daniel Blaeuer
1: Performing Gender and Interpersonal Communication Research
Sandra Metts
2: Gendered Communication in Dating Relationship
Kathleen M. Galvin
3: Gender and Family Interaction: Dress Rehearsal for an Improvisation?
Michael Monsour
4: Communication and Gender Among Adult Friends
Michael P. Johnson
5: Gendered Communication and Intimate Partner Violence
Part II: Gender and Communication in Organizational Contexts
Dennis K. Mumby
Karen Lee Ashcraft
6: Back to Work: Sights/Sites of Difference in Gender and Organizational Communication Studies
Angela Trethewey, Cliff Scott, and Marianne Le Greco
7: Construction Embodied Organizational Identites: Commodifying, Securing, and Servicing Professional Bodies
Nikki C. Townsley
8: Love, Sex, and Tech in the Global Workplace
Patrice Buzzanell and Kristen Lucas
9: Gendered Stories of Career: Unfolding Discourses of Time, Space, and Identity
Part III: Gender and Communication in Rhetorical Contexts
Karlyn Kohrs Campbell
Karlyn Khors Campbell and Zornitsa Keremidchieva
10: Gender and Public Address
Vanessa B. Beasley
11: Gender in Political Communication Research: The Problem With Having No Name
Jacqueline Bacon
12: The Intersections of Race and Gender in Rhetorical Theory and Praxis
Cheryl Glenn and Rosalyn Collings Eves
13: Rhetoric and Gender in Greco-Roman Theorizing
Nathan Stormer
14: A Vexing Relationship: Gender and Contemporary Rhetorical Theory
Part IV: Gender and Communication in Mediated Contexts
Bonnie J. Dow
Angharad N. Valdivia and Sarah Projansky
15: Feminism and/in Mass Media
Dwight E. Brooks and Lisa P. Hebert
16: Gender, Race, and Media Representation
John M. Sloop
17: Critical Studies in Gender/Sexuality and Media
Lisa M. Cuklanz
18: Gendered Violence and Mass Media Representation
Mia Consalvo
19: Gender and New Media
Part V: Gender and Communication in Intercultural and Global Contexts
Fern L. Johnson
Lisa A. Flores
20: Gender With/out Borders: Discursive Dynamics of Gender, Race, and Culture
Marsha Houston and Karla D. Scott
21: Negotiating Boundaries, Crossing Borders: The Language of Black Women's Intercultural Encounters
Fern L. Johnson
22: Transgressing Gender in Discourses Across Cultures
Radha S. Hegde
23: Globalizing Gender Studies in Communication


L.P. Speer
Southeast Missouri State University