WOMEN IN PUBLIC RELATIONS HOW GENDER INFLUENCES PRACTICE

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Women In Public Relations

Author : Larissa A. Grunig
ISBN : 9781135467814
Genre : Business & Economics
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The past 20 years have seen an influx of women into the practice of public relations, yet gender-based disparities in pay and advancement remain a troubling reality. As the field becomes feminized, moreover, female and male practitioners alike confront the prospect of dwindling salaries and prestige. This landmark book presents a comprehensive examination of the status of women in public relations and proposes concrete ways to achieve greater parity in education and practice. The authors integrate the theoretical literature of public relations and gender with results of a major longitudinal study of women in the field, along with illuminating focus group and interview data. Topics covered include factors contributing to sex discrimination; how public relations stacks up against other professions on gender-related issues; the challenges facing female managers and entrepreneurs; the experiences of ethnic minority professionals; the salary gap; the glass ceiling; and how to foster solutions on individual, organizational, and societal levels. This volume is an essential read for both educators and practitioners in public relations. It can be used as a course text in graduate research seminars, and also as a supplemental text in courses addressing gender issues in PR. It serves as a useful guide for young practitioners entering the profession, and provides critical insights for public relations managers.
Category: Business & Economics

Gender And Public Relations

Author : Christine Daymon
ISBN : 9781136758560
Genre : Business & Economics
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Although there is a small body of feminist scholarship that problematizes gender in public relations, gender is a relatively undefined area of thinking in the field and there have been few serious studies of the socially constructed roles defining women and men in public relations. This book is positioned within the critical public relations stream. Through the prism of ‘gender and public relations’, it examines not only the manipulatory, but also the emancipatory, subversive and transformatory potential of public relations for the construction of meaning. Its focus is on the dynamic interrelationships arising from public relations activities in society and the gendered, lived experiences of people working in the occupation of public relations. There are many previously unexplored areas within and through public relations which the book examines. These include: the production of social meaning and power relations advocacy and activist campaigns for social and political change the negotiation of identity, diversity and cultural practice celebrity, bodies, fashion and harassment in the workplace notions of managing reputation and communicating policy. In extending the field of inquiry, this edited collection highlights how gender is accomplished and transformed, and, thus how power is exercised and inequality (re)produced or challenged in public relations. The book will expand thinking about power relations and privilege for both women and men and how these are affected by the interplay of social, cultural and institutional practices. Winner of the Outstanding Book PRide Award, awarded by the National Communication Association (NCA).
Category: Business & Economics

Gender And Women S Leadership

Author : Karen O'Connor
ISBN : 9781412960830
Genre : Leadership in women
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This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women's leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article. Key Features Includes contributions from a variety of renowned experts Focuses on women and public leadership in the American context, women's global leadership, women as leaders in the business sector, the nonprofit and social service sector, religion, academia, public policy advocacy, the media, sports, and the arts Addresses both the history of leadership within the realm of women and gender, with examples from the lives of pivotal figures, and the institutional settings and processes that lead to both opportunities and constraints unique to that realm Offers an approachable, clear writing style directed at student researchers Features more depth than encyclopedia entries, with most chapters ranging between 6,000 and 8,000 words, while avoiding the jargon and density often found in journal articles or research handbooks Provides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience
Category: Leadership in women

The Sage Handbook Of Public Relations

Author : Robert Lawrence Heath
ISBN : 9781412977814
Genre : Business & Economics
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Reflecting advances in theory, research, and application in the discipline since the publication of the Handbook of Public Relations in 2001, this new volume is global in scope and unmatched in its coverage of both academic research and professional best practice. It presents major theories in the words of the leading advocates for each theory; positions public relations as a positive force to help make society more fully functional; and challenges academics and practitioners to identify best practices that can inform the work of those in the profession.
Category: Business & Economics

Ethics In Public Relations

Author : Kathy Fitzpatrick
ISBN : 9781452236780
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Ethics in Public Relations: Responsible Advocacy is the first book to identify universal principles of responsible advocacy in public relations. In this engaging book, editors Kathy Fitzpatrick and Carolyn Bronstein bring together prominent authorities in the field to address theoretic and practical issues that illustrate the broad scope and complexity of responsible advocacy in 21st-century public relations.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Women In The Workplace

Author : Phyllis Ann Wallace
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037362212
Genre : Political Science
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A group of distinguished authors review the economic, socio-psychological, and legal aspects of women in traditional and non-traditional jobs.
Category: Political Science

Manning Up

Author : Kay S. Hymowitz
ISBN : 9780465031405
Genre : Social Science
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In Manning Up, Manhattan Institute fellow and City Journal contributing editor Kay Hymowitz argues that the gains of the feminist revolution have had a dramatic, unanticipated effect on the current generation of young men. Traditional roles of family man and provider have been turned upside down as “pre-adult” men, stuck between adolescence and “real” adulthood, find themselves lost in a world where women make more money, are more educated, and are less likely to want to settle down and build a family. Their old scripts are gone, and young men find themselves adrift. Unlike women, they have no biological clock telling them it's time to grow up. Hymowitz argues that it's time for these young men to “man up.”
Category: Social Science

Power And Public Relations

Author : Jeffrey L. Courtright
ISBN : PSU:000059122302
Genre : Business & Economics
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Explores how public relations' power is obtained, used and misused in terms of both process and outcomes. This book contains 10 case studies that provide examples of the breadth of perspectives and definitions of power.
Category: Business & Economics

Public Relations Review

Author : Foundation for Public Relations Research and Education (U.S.)
ISBN : 03638111
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Multinational Corporations Public Relations In Host Countries

Author : Liu, Xi
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123263191
Genre : Business & Economics
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This volume examines issues of public relations as experienced by a multinational corporation subsidiary in the actual day-to-day context of China. By taking into account influential organizational members from non-public relations areas, their viewpoints about good public relations, and their interface with local public relations workers in public relations situations, this study puts into perspective the intricacy of local public relations workers' working conditions and its impact. The study also grants attention to behavioral frameworks in operation in public relations situations and reveals their informing and regulating effects on local public relations workers' decision-making and actions. In this sense, the study allows the chance for researchers to get closer to the real-world nuances and consequences of the internal processes involved in an multinational corporation subsidiary's public relations.
Category: Business & Economics