Portland State University. Department of Sociology
Robert W. Shotola
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Sociology
1 online resource (110 p.)
Interpersonal communication -- Sex differences, Communication -- Sex differences, Sexism in communication
Communication problems and conflict may occur between partners in intimate dyads when systematic gender differences in language contribute to misinterpretations.
This research investigated effects of gender on interpretations of hypothetical conversations between dyads, and also on judgments of likelihood of conflict.
Cooper, Constance M., "Gender differences in conversational style : an experiment in interpersonal communication" (1992). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4212.