Gender Role in Communication Style

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  • Author :Vijai N. Giri
  • Year of Publication :2004
  • ISBN: :9788180691331
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 127
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Child Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Women Studies

About the Book :

This study analyses the impact of certain personality characteristics like gender role self perception, self disclosure, and self esteem on communication styles. Sex role, self disclosure, and self esteem have been examined in relation with their communication behaviours. The study has documented in detail the earlier researches done in the area of gender and communication. Using Bem Sex Role Inventory, Masculine and Feminine Self Disclosure Scale, Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale, and Communication Style Profile Test, data were collected. Sample characteristics and test administration have been described. Besides discussing the results and findings, it also pin points limitations and makes suggestions for future research.

About Author :

Vijai N. Giri, Ph. D. in Interpersonal Communication, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He is recipient of many awards and distinctions including National Merit Scholarships and the prestigious German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Long-Term-Fellowship. Dr. Giri has participated and presented papers in a number of national and international conferences and has published two book chapters. He has published a dozen of research articles in national and international journals of repute. He has also worked as the guest editor of International Journal of Communication. Dr. Giri organizes short term training programmes for college teachers and middle level managers. His current research interests include interpersonal communication, communication styles, intercultural communication, gender studies, and conflict management.