African American Communication: Identity and Cultural Interpretation / Edition 2by Michael L. Hecht, Ronald L. Jackson, Sidney A. Ribeau
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 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
Table of Contents
Self, Identity, Cultural Identity, and African American Cultural Identity.
African American Language and Communication Styles.
African American Relationships and Cultural Identity Negotiation.
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