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Laura A. Wackwitz

Laura A. Wackwitz
Cable Creek Publishing

Doctor of Philosophy

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August 2001 - June 2005
Oregon State University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
August 1997 - June 2001
Wayne State University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)

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Publications (10)
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The authors argue that to promote national security and sound decision making among strategic leaders, institutions of Joint Professional Military Education must embrace students as "warrior-scholars in the making." Failure to do so not only fails Senior Service College graduates, it fails the nation.
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This article re-visions writing and writing integrity as essential, teachable components of a "rededicated intellectual era in which empowered senior leaders aggressively pursue original thought as the only viable and enduring foundation for national security" (p. 62).
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Feminist Communication Theory is a book "of" and "for" feminist communication theorists, providing the potential to help individuals understand the human condition, name personal experiences and engage these experiences through storytelling, and give useful strategies for achieving justice. Lana F. Rakow and Laura A. Wackwitz examine the work of fe...
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This paper interrogates the myth of a binary sex–gender system and its application to women through the practice of sex testing in international athletics. Sex testing—in which women athletes are evaluated to determine their suitability for competition as women—is premised upon the assumption that there are, and should be, two and only two forms of...
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This article examines U.S. Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger's majority opinions in the Miller obscenity cases from a critical media studies perspective. Three primary assumptions common to a direct effects, transmission model of communication are identified as guiding Burger's opinions in these cases: (a) Mediated communication exerts a powerful...
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This essay chronicles the practice of sex testing in international women’s athletics as it has been portrayed in the print new media from 1966 through 1995. As a medical test officially sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee, sex testing involves examination of a woman’s physical and/or genetic characteristics in order to determine her e...

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