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Gender Communication Theories and Analyses surveys the field of gender and communication with a particular focus on gender and communication theories and methods. How have theories about gender and communication evolved and been influenced by first-, second-, and third-wave feminisms? And similarly, how have feminist communication scholars been inspired by existing methods and aspired to generate their own? The goal of the text is to help readers develop analytic focus and knowledge about their underlying assumptions that gender communication scholars use in their work. Features and Benefits: Applies theoretical and methodological lenses to contemporary cases, allowing readers to see gender and communcation theory work in action; Presents a comprehensive introduction to particular feminist theories and methodologies; Provides effective end-of-chapter cases and sample analyses that help readers see the kinds of questions and analyses that a particular theory and method bring into play; Discusses contemporary research in gender and communication and expands on future directions for research.

Three Waves of Feminism: From Suffragettes to Grrls
Three waves of feminism: From suffragettes to grrls

We now ask our readers to join us in an exploration of the history of feminism or, rather, feminisms: How have they evolved in time and space? How have they framed feminist communication scholarship in terms of what we see as a ...

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