Ferment in the Intercultural Field: Axiology/Value/Praxis / Edition 1

Ferment in the Intercultural Field: Axiology/Value/Praxis / Edition 1

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Ferment in the Intercultural Field: Axiology/Value/Praxis / Edition 1

Ferment in the Intercultural Field: Axiology/Value/Praxis, Volume 26 of The International and Intercultural Communication Annual examines how the field of intercultural communication has encouraged new techniques in the area of research. Editors William J. Starosta and Guo-Ming Chen, along with a diverse group of distinguished contributors, recall the 1983 topical issue of The Journal of Communication that reported a critical turn and a shift of paradigms in communication research.

Recommended for scholars and researchers in the area of intercultural communication, Ferment in the Intercultural Field is also a vital resource for upper-level undergraduate and graduate communication students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761929031
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/16/2003
Series: International and Intercultural Communication Annual Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

William J. Starosta (Ph.D., Intercultural Communication, Indiana University,) teaches coursework in intercultural communication, qualitative research, and rhetoric. He has held elective office in two professional societies. He is founding editor of the Howard Journal of Communications and presently researches inter-ethnic conflict, intercultural rhetoric, and intercultural communication theory.

Guo-Ming Chen (Ph.D., Kent State University; M.A., University of New Mexico; B.A., Chinese Culture University) was the recipient of the 1987 Outstanding Dissertation Award presented by the SCA International and Intercultural Communication Division. His primary research interests are in intercultural/organizational communication, including the areas of global communication, communication competence, conflict management, and cultural values and language. In addition to serving as an editorial board member of different professional journals, Dr. Chen has published numerous articles and edited and co-authored several books and special issues, including Foundations of Intercultural Communication, Communication and Global Society, Chinese Conflict Management and Resolution, and three special issues of Intercultural Communication Studies on Chinese and East Asian conflict management and communication.

Table of Contents

Section I: Toward a Fifth Moment in Intercultural Communication Research
1. "Ferment," an Ethic of Caring, and the Corrective Power of Dialogue - William J. Starosta and Guo-Ming Chen
2. A Postmodern Critique of Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Communication Research: Contesting Essentialism, Postivist Dualism, and Eurocentricity - Rueyling Chuang
Section II: Ethics and Axiology in Intercultural Communication
3. Intercultural Communication as a Social Problem in a Globalized Context: Ethics of Praxis Research Techniques - W. F. Santiago-Valles
4. Discord in Intercultural Negotiation: Toward an Ethic of Communicability - Andrew R. Smith
Section III: Cultural Communication in Historical Context
5. Communication Markers of At-Risk Southeast Asian Refugee Youth - Steven C. Combs and Kerry A. Causey
6. Academic Witnessing, French Cultures, and the Echoes of Holocaust Memories - Marouf Hasian, Jr.
Section IV: Identity Negotiation in Dealings with the Other
7. White Positionalities and Cultural Contracts: Critiquing Entitlement, Theorizing, and Exploring the Negotiation of White Identities - Ronald L. Jackson, II and Katherine Simpson
8. A Review of Identity Reserach in Communication Theory: Re-conceptualizing Cultural Identity - Chang In Shin and Ronald L. Jackson, II
Section V: On Alternative Centrisms
9. Beyond Eurocentrism in the Intercultural Field: Searching for an Asiacentric Paradigm - Yoshitaka Miike
10. On Theorizing Difference: Culture as Centrism - William J. Starosta and Guo-Ming Chen
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