Readings In Cultural Contexts

Readings In Cultural Contexts

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Drawing from a wide selection of cutting-edge scholarship, this anthology provides readings that introduce important topics in intercultural communication and reflect different research perspectives in the field. 33 of the 50 articles included were written specifically for this text.
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  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 182.9 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 793.8g
  • Mayfield Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0767400615
  • 9780767400619

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PART I. THINKING ABOUT INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Judith N. Martin, Thomas K. Nakayama, and Lisa A. Flores, A Dialectical Approach to Intercultural Communication / Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Notes on the History of Intercultural Communication: The Foreign Service Institute and the Mandate for Intercultural Training / Deborah A. Cai, Issues in Conducting Cross-Cultural Survey Research / Robert M. Shuter, Revisiting the Centrality of Culture PART II. IDENTITY AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Teresa A. Nance and Anita K. Foeman, On Being Biracial in the United States / Douglas R. Golden, T. A. Niles, and Michael L. Hecht, Jewish American Identity / Regina E. Spellers, Happy to Be Nappy: Embracing an Afrocentric Aesthetic for Beauty / Gust A. Yep, My Three Cultures: Navigating the Multicultural Identity Landscape / Dorothy Leland and Jacqueline M. Martinez, Chicana y Chicana: Dialogue on Race, Class, and Chicana Identity PART III. HISTORY AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Marouf A. Hasian, Jr., Intercultural Histories and Mass- Mediated Identities: The Re-Imaging of the Arab-Israeli Con ict / Melissa Steyn, Who Are You and What Have You Done With the Real Hottentots? The Legacy of Contested Colonial Narratives of Settlement in the New South Africa / James Baldwin, Stranger in the Village / Frederick C. Corey, Crossing an Irish Border / Kathleen Wong (Lau), Migration Across Generations: Whose Identity Is Authentic? PART IV. LANGUAGE, DISCOURSE, AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Howard Giles and Kimberly A. Noels, Communication Accommodation in Intercultural Encounters / Donald L. Rubin, Help! My Professor (or Doctor or Boss) Doesn't Speak English! / Donal Carbaugh, "I can't do that!" but I "can actually see around corners": American Indian Students and the Study of Public "Communication" / Bradford "J" Hall, Ritual as Part of Everyday Life / Kristine L. Fitch, A Ritual for Attempting Leavetaking in Colombia / Detine L. Bowers, When Outsiders Encounter Insiders in Speaking: Oppressed Collectives on the Defensive PART V. CULTURAL SPACES AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION Edward T. Hall and Mildred Reed Hall, Key Concepts: Underlying Structures of Culture / Min-Sun Kim, A Comparative Analysis of Nonverbal Expressions as Portrayed by Korean and American Print- Media Advertising / Gerry Philipsen, Places for Speaking in Teamsterville / Leda M. Cooks, Warriors, Wampum, Gaming, and Glitter: Foxwoods Casino and the Re-Presentation of (Post)Modern Native Identity PART VI. POPULAR CULTURE AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Angharad N. Valdivia, Big Hair and Bigger Hoops: Rosie Perez Goes to Hollywood / Janis L. King, Cultural Differences in the Perceptions of Sports Mascots: A Rhetorical Study of Tim Giago's Newspaper Columns / Ellen Seiter, Different Children, Different Dreams: Racial Representation in Advertising / Rona T. Haualani, Seeing Through the Screen: A Struggle of "Culture" / Dwight E. Brooks, Space Traders, Media/Cultural Criticism, and the Interpositional Strategy / Michel Dion, Madonna in the French Press (Madonna Dans La Presse Francaise, Trans. by T. Nakayama) PART VII. INTERCULTURAL TRANSITIONS Young Yun Kim, Cross-Cultural Adaptation: An Integrative Theory / Shelley L. Smith, Identity and Intercultural Communication Competence in Reentry / Radha S. Hegde, Translated Enactments: The Relational Con gurations of the Asian Indian Immigrant Experience / Dreama G. Moon, Performed Identities: "Passing" as an Inter/cultural Discourse PART VIII. COMMUNICATION AND INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIPS Carley H. Dodd and John R. Baldwin, The Role of Family and Macrocultures in Intercultural Relationships / Geert Hofstede, I, We, and They / Ling Chen, Chinese and North Americans: An Epistemological Exploration of Intercultural Communication / Mary Jane Collier, Intercultural Friendships as Interpersonal Alliances / Melanie Payne, "Waiting for Lightning to Strike": Social Support for Interracial Couples / Jacqueline S. Taylor, Performing Commitment PART IX. CONFLICT, COMMUNICATION, AND CULTURE Stella Ting-Toomey, Intercultural Con ict Competence / Peter Ogom Nwosu, Negotiating with the Swazis / Benjamin J. Broome, Views from the Other Side: Perspectives on the Cyprus Con ict / Karen Lynette Dace and Mark Lawrence McPhail, Crossing the Color Line: From Empathy to Implicature in Intercultural Communication / Fernando Delgado, Mass-Mediated Communication and Intercultural Con ict PART X. ETHICS AND INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION Judith N. Martin, Lisa A. Flores, and Thomas K. Nakayama, Ethical Issues in Intercultural Communication / Mary Catherine Bateson, Joint Performance Across Cultures: Improvisation in a Persian Garden / Mike Allen, Comparing Views of Science: Implications for Intercultural Communication Research / Dolores V. Tanno and Fred E. Jandt, Rede ning the "Other" in Multicultural Research / Maria Cristina Gonzalez, Painting the White Face Red: Intercultural Contact as Presented in Poetic Ethnography
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About Lisa A. Flores

Judith N. Martin is professor of communication at Arizona State University. Her research and publications focus on intercultural communication and transitions, ethnic and racial identity, and communication competence. Lisa A. Flores (Ph.D., University of Georgia) is an associate professor of communication and ethnic studies at the University of Utah. Currently, she is serving as director of Chicana/o Studies and Coordinator of the Ethnic Studies Program. She writes and teaches in the areas of culture, Chicana/o studies, race, feminism, and rhetoric. Thomas K. Nakayma is a professor in The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and the director of the Asian Pacific American Studies Program at Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. He writes in the areas of cultural studies, intercultural communication, and rhetorical studies, focusing particularly on issues of race, gender, and sexuality.
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