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Coming Out Conversations and Gay/Bisexual Men's Sexual Health: A Constitutive Metamodel Study
(Lexington Books, 2014)
This chapter explores the implications of family members and health care providers introducing topics of sexual health into coming out conversations. It is embedded in a constitutive model of coming out that generatively ...
Finding Yourself in Mad Men
(Cambridge Scholars, 2012)
The author reflects on how he places his father into the character of Don Draper, especially in consideration of Don's and his father's alcoholism.
The Real Problem: Avatars, Metaphysics, and Online Social Interaction
(Sage Publications, 2010-02)
It is often assumed that the problem with ‘virtual reality’ – the concept, its various technological deployments and the apparently oxymoronic phrase itself – has been our understanding, or perhaps misunderstanding, of the ...
Activist Cartoons without Borders: The Political Cartoons of Brazilian Artist Carlos Latuff
(Common Ground Publishing LLC, 2012)
Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff has been described by Allers in Menassat as `a one-man cartoon wrecking-ball when he hits the ink.' In the last few years of penning sharp cartoons, he `has been alternatively praised and ...
The rhetorical function of laugh tracks in situation comedies: examining queer shame in Will & Grace and Roseanne
(Relevant Rhetoric, 2015)
I examine laugh track use in two highly popular television programs, Will & Grace and Roseanne, to consider how the construction of what is or is not supposed to be funny has rhetorical implications for queer identities ...
Mad Men in the Classroom: A Collection of Classroom-Tested Teaching Tools
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015)
This chapter includes classroom materials ranging from detailed lecture notes to assignments and activities to complete syllabuses that can be adopted for personal use.
What Do People Mean When They Say They “Had Sex”? Connecting Communication and Behavior
(Kendall Hunt, 2016)
What do people mean when they say they “had sex”? The most-cited study regarding what activities are communicated as having “had sex” is now over 20 years old. This chapter provides findings from a study that replicated ...
Identity, Relationships, and Culture: A Constitutive Model of Coming Out
(Kendall Hunt, 2016)
For several decades, researchers across many disciplines have developed a large body of research exploring the topic of coming out. This research has provided many insights about what it means for gay, lesbian, and ...
Doing Feminist Interpersonal Communication Research: A Call for Action, Two Methodological Approaches, and Theoretical Potentials
(Michigan Technological University Humanities Department, 2015)
What does it mean to " do " feminist interpersonal communication research? Interpersonal communication studies hold great potential for practical insights into how relationships are (en)gendered, informed (and even ...
`Emergent Structure' in the Abu Ghraib Political Cartoons of Emad Hajjaj in a News Context, or, What do the Images of Abu Ghraib `Want from Us'?
(Common Ground Publishing LLC, 2011)
The torture scandal of Abu Ghraib prison was exposed in 2004 when 60 Minutes introduced the story by placing on its web site the photo of a hooded prisoner on a box. That particular image, chosen by many cartoonists and ...