A critical response to John Gray's Mars and Venus portrayals of men and women

@article{Wood2002ACR,
  title={A critical response to John Gray's Mars and Venus portrayals of men and women},
  author={Julia T. Wood},
  journal={Southern Communication Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={67},
  pages={201 - 210}
}
  • Julia T. Wood
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Sociology
  • Southern Communication Journal
John Gray's Mars and Venus portrayals of women and men are flawed both in terms of what they say and what they do not say. This article demonstrates that some of Gray's key claims about women's and men's communication are inconsistent with the findings of credible, data‐based research. Gray also fails to address the socially constructed nature of differences between women and men and the consequential, material implications that result in inequitable opportunities and circumstances for the… 
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