A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication

  title={A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication},
  author={Daniel N. Maltz and Ruth A. Borker},
  • Daniel N. Maltz, Ruth A. Borker
  • Published 1983
  • Psychology
  • Introduction This chapter presents what we believe to be a useful new framework for examining differences in the speaking patterns of American men and women. It is based not on new data, but on a reexamination of a wide variety of material already available in the scholarly literature. Our starting problem is the nature of the different roles of male and female speakers in informal cross-sex conversations in American English. Our attempts to think about this problem have taken us to preliminary… CONTINUE READING
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