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Communicating Gender Diversity: A Critical Approach
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  • Victoria Pruin DeFrancisco, University of Northern Iowa
  • Catherine Palczewski, University of Northern Iowa

Communicating Gender Diversity: A Critical Approach examines the variety of ways in which communication of and about gender enables and constrains people's intersectional identities. Authors Victoria Pruin DeFrancisco and Catherine Helen Palczewski place an emphasis not on how gender influences communication, but on how communication constitutes gender. Operating from a gender diversity perspective, Communicating Gender Diversity explores how gender is constructed through interpersonal and public discourse about and in the institutions of family, education, work, religion, and media. The book equips readers with the necessary critical analysis tools to form their own conclusions about the ever changing processes of gender in communication. This comprehensive gender in communication book is the first to extensively address the roles of religion, the gendered body, single-sex education, an institutional analysis of gender construction, social construction theory, and more. - Provided by publisher

  • Sex role; Gender identity; Communication -- Social aspects; Communication -- Sex differences; Sexism in language;
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Publication Date
Sage Publications
Department of Communication Studies
Object Description
xvii, 325 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Citation Information
Victoria Pruin DeFrancisco and Catherine Palczewski. Communicating Gender Diversity: A Critical Approach. Los Angeles, CA(2007)
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