CMN103 2010-01-19

CMN103 2010-01-19 - C MN103 2010-01-19 Gender, Language...

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CMN103 2010-01-19 Gender, Language Use, and Conversational Behavior Differences Dominance Explanation o Status differences in society o Societal differences manifest in conversation Research on dominance explanation o Research that supports the dominance explanation Fisher, 1977: women work harder on topic maintenance West and Garcia, 1988: women interrupts the less, men interrupts women most often Gender-as-Culture Explanation o Cultural differences in society o Cultural differences manifest in difference conversational rules o Gender segregation of boys and girls Research on Gender-as-Culture explanation o Research that supports the gender-as-culture explanation o Mulac, 2001: gender-linked language Direct vs. indirect, succinct vs. elaborate, individualistic vs. collectivistic Gender-as-Culture vs. Dominance o Research contradicting dominance Postmes and Spears, 2003: depending on topic of conversation, both men and women could be dominant in a conversation
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