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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.

Gender and Performance
Gender and performance

Considering gender in terms of performance has radically changed the agenda of gender and communication. The “performance turn” not only denotes a new intellectual framework, it alters communication policies by attending to situated performances. Since this book is intended to sharpen analytic skills, ...

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