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Alison Claire Burnette Sociology 101 Chapter 10 – Critical Thinking In as unobtrusive a manner as possible—perhaps in a fast food restaurant or student lounge area, do a one page content analysis of a conversation between a female and a male. Make specific reference to the qualities of gendered communication presented in the text. I’m recalling a conversation that I witnessed the other day while I was watching a basketball game with a group of friends. One male and one female were carrying out their own conversation. The one thing that caught my attention in particular was when the male participant said (loud enough for everyone to hear), “That’s the smartest thing you’ve said all night!” The first thing I thought about when I heard this was it was a way for him to exert his dominance as a male over the female participant. I’m only assuming that their conversation had been about basketball since the game was on, but I have no clue what they were originally talking about. If it had been about basketball, then
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This note was uploaded on 06/29/2009 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Anysoc101class during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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