"I really enjoy the way the book is structured. It is easy for the students to follow and understand and is updated on a regular enough basis so that the examples are relevant."
"The book provides a balanced review of the basic perspectives on gender and communication. The practical explanation of the research is excellent. The book provides a nice way to look at the practical application of how communication influences various aspects of students' lives."
About the Author
Julia Wood joined the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she was 24. During her 37 years on the faculty, she taught classes and conducted research on personal relationships and on gender, communication, and culture. She was named the Lineberger Distinguished Professor of Humanities and the Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Distinguished Professor of Graduate Education. She has published 25 books and 100 articles and book chapters. In addition, she has presented more than 100 papers at professional conferences and campuses around the United States. She has received 14 awards honoring her teaching and 16 awards recognizing her scholarship. She received her B.A. from North Carolina State University, her M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.