African American Communication: Identity and Cultural Interpretation / Edition 2

African American Communication: Identity and Cultural Interpretation / Edition 2

by Michael L. Hecht, Ronald L. Jackson, Sidney A. Ribeau
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080583995X

ISBN-13: 9780805839951

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From a communication theory of identity and cultural contracts approach, culturally diverse scholars study the interface of African American identity and communication. Based on this interpretive approach and empirical data, Hecht (communication arts and sciences, Pennsylvania State U.) and his colleagues review the roots of this culture, its status in contemporary

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From a communication theory of identity and cultural contracts approach, culturally diverse scholars study the interface of African American identity and communication. Based on this interpretive approach and empirical data, Hecht (communication arts and sciences, Pennsylvania State U.) and his colleagues review the roots of this culture, its status in contemporary America, intra- and inter- cultural communication competence and styles, relationships and the negotiation of cultural identity (a new chapter), and future research directions. The date of the first edition is not given. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805839951
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Series:
Routledge Communication Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents:

Introduction.

Self, Identity, Cultural Identity, and African American Cultural Identity.

Communication Competence.

African American Language and Communication Styles.

African American Relationships and Cultural Identity Negotiation.

Conclusions.

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