The Negotiation of Cultural Identity: Perceptions of European Americans and African Americans

The Negotiation of Cultural Identity: Perceptions of European Americans and African Americans

by Ronald L. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275961842

ISBN-13: 9780275961848

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Whiteness is often looked upon and equated with being American, but this book seeks to discover how other American voices and experiences have been and are excluded from the American legacy. It directly addresses the notion of self and human division in a cultural climate that has historically fostered the marginalization of multiple racial identities. This is an

Overview

Whiteness is often looked upon and equated with being American, but this book seeks to discover how other American voices and experiences have been and are excluded from the American legacy. It directly addresses the notion of self and human division in a cultural climate that has historically fostered the marginalization of multiple racial identities. This is an interdisciplinary work on understanding and promoting intercultural communication and will be of interest to students and scholars in the fields of communication, multicultural studies, social psychology, and sociology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275961848
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.65(d)
Lexile:
1290L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Molefi Asante

Preface

Exploring the Need to Be

Overview of Identities Negotiated within Interaction

Origins: Foundations for the Discussion of Race in America

Racial, Ethnic, & Cultural Identities

Two Theories of Communicated Identity

Research Design & Methodology

When "The Other" is White

Results & Synthesis

Bibliography

Subject Index

Author Index

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