Verbal comm2 - VERBAL VERBAL COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER 6 • Sexist words phrases and expressions that unnecessarily

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Unformatted text preview: VERBAL VERBAL COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION CHAPTER. 6 CHAPTER. 6 • Sexist: words, phrases, and expressions that unnecessarily differentiate between females and males or exclude, trivialize, or diminish either sex. – Mothered – Fathered – Working mother Sexist language, cont. Sexist language, cont. • Eliminating sex-specific terms or substituting neutral terms. – E.g.1: using the plural they eliminates the necessity for he, she, – E.g.2: mankind (humanity, human beings, human race) – Firemen (firefighters) – Policemen (police officers) Sexist language, cont. Sexist language, cont. – Racist language: reflects a worldview that classifies members of a racial group as superior and others inferior (Asante, 2002) • Message Design Logics (O’Keefe) People have one of 3 distinct notions about how communication “works” to serve as a means to an end. Imagine that your friend has just been dumped by his or her significant other. You never liked the significant other....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course SPCM 1500 taught by Professor Emmelhainz during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Verbal comm2 - VERBAL VERBAL COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER 6 • Sexist words phrases and expressions that unnecessarily

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