African American Communication: Ethnic Identity and Cultural Interpretation

African American Communication: Ethnic Identity and Cultural Interpretation

by Michael L Hecht, Sidney A. Ribeault, Mary Jane Collier, Mary Jane Collier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803945167

ISBN-13: 9780803945166

Pub. Date: 12/15/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Based on a cultural studies approach, this book synthesizes research on African American culture, ethnic identity, and effective and ineffective communication patterns. African American relationships are explored, both with members of their own culture and with white Americans. The authors highlight the need for cultural sensitivity by linking the framework of

Overview

Based on a cultural studies approach, this book synthesizes research on African American culture, ethnic identity, and effective and ineffective communication patterns. African American relationships are explored, both with members of their own culture and with white Americans. The authors highlight the need for cultural sensitivity by linking the framework of ethnic identity with communication competence research. This book will be a valuable interdisciplinary resource, particularly for intercultural researchers and students of communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803945166
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/15/1992
Series:
Language and Language Behavior Series, #2
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Self, Identity, Ethnic Identity, and African American Ethnic Identity
African American Communication Style
Communication Competence
Conclusions

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