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  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 01 January 2018
  • ISBN : 9781337671040
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Gendered Lives Book Summary/Review:

Well-written and well-researched by leading gender communication scholars Julia T. Wood and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 13th Edition, provides the latest theories, research and pragmatic information to help readers think critically about gender and society. The book demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways a person's views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. It offers balanced coverage of different sexes, genders and sexual orientations. Reflecting emerging trends and issues, the new edition includes expansive coverage of men's issues, an integrated emphasis on social media and a stronger focus on gender in the public sphere. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Gendered Lives

Gendered Lives
  • Author : Julia T. Wood,Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781337671040
GET THIS BOOKGendered Lives

Well-written and well-researched by leading gender communication scholars Julia T. Wood and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 13th Edition, provides the latest theories, research and pragmatic information to help readers think critically about gender and society. The book demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways a person's views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. It offers balanced coverage of different sexes, genders and sexual orientations. Reflecting emerging trends and issues, the new edition includes expansive

Gendered Lives

Gendered Lives
  • Author : Shirley Dex,Jacqueline L. Scott,Anke Plagnol
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781849806275
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'This state-of-the art collection brings together the latest research of eminent experts in the field. It combines a wide sweep with focused analysis of gender dynamics at home and at work, and the interaction between them. A longitudinal and life course perspective underpins the authors' assessment of the current state of gender inequality, and helps explain why some domains are more resistant to change than others. This timely and innovative volume will be an excellent resource for academics and policy-makers

Historical Archaeology of Gendered Lives

Historical Archaeology of Gendered Lives
  • Author : Deborah Rotman
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-07-25
  • ISBN : 0387896686
GET THIS BOOKHistorical Archaeology of Gendered Lives

During the last half of the nineteenth century, a number of social and economic factors converged that resulted in the rural village of Deerfield, Massachusetts becoming almost entirely female. This drastic shift in population presents a unique lens through which to study gender roles and social relations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The lessons gleaned from this case study will provide new insight to the study of gender relations throughout other historical periods as well. Through an

Gendered Lives in the Western Indian Ocean

Gendered Lives in the Western Indian Ocean
  • Author : Erin E. Stiles,Katrina Daly Thompson
  • Publisher : Ohio University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-21
  • ISBN : 9780821445433
GET THIS BOOKGendered Lives in the Western Indian Ocean

Muslim communities throughout the Indian Ocean have long questioned what it means to be a “good Muslim.” Much recent scholarship on Islam in the Indian Ocean considers debates among Muslims about authenticity, authority, and propriety. Despite the centrality of this topic within studies of Indian Ocean, African, and other Muslim communities, little of the existing scholarship has addressed such debates in relation to women, gender, or sexuality. Yet women are deeply involved with ideas about what it means to be

Gendered Lives

Gendered Lives
  • Author : Julia T. Wood,Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 1337555886
GET THIS BOOKGendered Lives

Well-written and well-researched by leading gender communication scholars Julia T. Wood and Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 13th Edition, provides the latest theories, research and pragmatic information to help readers think critically about gender and society. The book demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways a person's views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture. It offers balanced coverage of different sexes, genders and sexual orientations. Reflecting emerging trends and issues, the new edition includes expansive

Negotiating Gendered Identities at Work

Negotiating Gendered Identities at Work
  • Author : S. Halford
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2006-05-10
  • ISBN : 9780230502710
GET THIS BOOKNegotiating Gendered Identities at Work

How does gendered organizational life impact on individuals' identities in their everyday working lives? This question is explored with theoretical insights from disciplines including Sociology, Geography, History and Gender Studies interwoven with a major new empirical study of doctors and nurses working in the British National Health Service.

The Handbook of Crime and Punishment

The Handbook of Crime and Punishment
  • Author : Michael Tonry
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-11-09
  • ISBN : 9780190286323
GET THIS BOOKThe Handbook of Crime and Punishment

Crime is one of the most significant political issues in contemporary American society. Crime control statistics and punishment policies are subjects of constant partisan debate, while the media presents sensationalized stories of criminal activity and over-crowded prisons. In the highly politicized arena of crime and justice, empirical data and reasoned analysis are often overlook or ignored. The Handbook of Crime and Punishment, however, provides a comprehensive overview of criminal justice, criminology, and crime control policy, thus enabling a fundamental understanding

Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce

Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce
  • Author : Susan Bisom-Rapp,Malcolm Sargeant
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-20
  • ISBN : 9781316810712
GET THIS BOOKLifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce

Lifetime Disadvantage, Discrimination and the Gendered Workforce fills a gap in the literature on discrimination and disadvantage suffered by women at work by focusing on the inadequacies of the current law and the need for a new holistic approach. Each stage of the working life cycle for women is examined with a critical consideration of how the law attempts to address the problems that inhibit women's labour force participation. By using their model of lifetime disadvantage, the authors show how

Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods

Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods
  • Author : Jayne Osgood,Kerry H. Robinson
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-02-21
  • ISBN : 9781474285797
GET THIS BOOKFeminists Researching Gendered Childhoods

Feminists Researching Gendered Childhoods charts the evolving nature of feminist theory and research methods in childhood studies and the generative potential this holds for researchers, academics and educators to continue to push ideas and practices. The book traces the threads of affect and effect that feminist theories and methodologies have made over time to thinking more, and differently, about gender in childhood. In the wake of the 'new materialist turn' in feminist research, the book sought to address two pressing

The Gendered Cyborg

The Gendered Cyborg
  • Author : Gill Kirkup,Fiona Hovenden,Linda Janes,Kathryn Woodward
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 0415220912
GET THIS BOOKThe Gendered Cyborg

Considers how the cyborg has been used in cultural representation from reproductive technology to sci-fi, and questions the power of the cyborg as a symbol which disrupts categories (man / machine and male / female).

Gendered Lives

Gendered Lives
  • Author : Julia T. Wood
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0534581633
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Written by the leading gender communication scholar, this text introduces students to theories, research, and pragmatic information that demonstrates the multiple, often interactive, ways in which our views of masculinity and femininity are shaped within contemporary culture.

Older Men's Lives

Older Men's Lives
  • Author : Edward H. Thompson
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 1994-06-07
  • ISBN : 9780803950818
GET THIS BOOKOlder Men's Lives

The first comprehensive exploration on the subject of older men, Older Men's Lives offers a multidisciplinary portrait of men and their concerns in later life. Using both a life-course and gendered perspective, the contributors to this collection of original articles point out that the image and self-image of men are continuously reconstructed over the life cycle. They examine older men's position in society and the changes wrought in their status and roles over time. Their relationship with their spouses, children,

Ambiguous Pleasures

Ambiguous Pleasures
  • Author : Rachel Spronk
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2012-05-30
  • ISBN : 9780857454799
GET THIS BOOKAmbiguous Pleasures

Among both male and female young urban professionals in Nairobi, sexuality is a key to achieving a 'modern' identity. These young men and women see themselves as the avant garde of a new Africa, while they also express the recurring worry of how to combine an 'African' identity with the new lifestyles with which they are experimenting. By focusing on public debates and their preoccupations with issues of African heritage, gerontocratic power relations and conventional morality on the one hand,

Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling

Women Education Scholars and their Children's Schooling
  • Author : Kimberly Scott,Allison Henward
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-12
  • ISBN : 9781317566151
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This volume offers both theoretical and research-based accounts from mothers in academia who must balance their own intricate knowledge of school systems, curriculum and pedagogy with their children’s education and school lives. It explores the contextual advantages and disadvantages of "knowing too much" and how this impacts children’s actions, scholastics and developing consciousness along various lines. Additionally, it allows teachers, administrators and researchers to critically examine their own discourses and those of their students to better navigate their

The Gender Communication Connection

The Gender Communication Connection
  • Author : Teri Kwal Gamble,Michael W. Gamble
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release Date : 2014-03-01
  • ISBN : 9780765642233
GET THIS BOOKThe Gender Communication Connection

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.