Cover of: African American communication & identities | Ronald L. Jackson, II, editor.

African American communication & identities

essential readings

Published by Sage in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Part I. Theoretic approaches to African American communication and identity ; 1.1. How I got over: communication dynamics in the Black community / Jack L. Daniel and Geneva Smitherman ; 1.2. The afrocentric idea / Molefi Kete Asante ; 1.3. Complicity: the theory of negative difference / Mark Lawrence Mcphail ; 1.4. Black kinesics: some nonverbal communication patterns in Black culture / Kenneth R. Johnson ; 1.5. Improvisation as a performance strategy for African-based theatre / Joni L. Jones
Part II. African American rhetoric and language ; 2.1. A dilemma of Black communication scholars: the challenge of finding new rhetorical tools / Deborah F. Atwater ; 2.2. African American ethos and hermeneutical rhetoric: an exploration of Alain Locke's the new Negro / Eric King Watts ; 2.3. Playing the dozens: folklore as strategies for living / Thurmon Garner ; 2.4. Black street speech: its history, structure and survival / John Baugh
Part III. African American communication in relational contexts ; 3.1. An Afro-American perspective on interethnic communication / Michael L. Hecht, Sidney Ribeau, and J.K. Alberts
3.2. Interracial dating: the implications of race for initiating a romantic relationship / Tina M. Harris and Pamela J. Kalbfleisch ; 3.3. The changing influence of interpersonal perceptions on marital well-being among Black and White couples / Linda K. Acitelli, Elizabeth Douvan, and Joseph Veroff ; 3.4. "Let us go into the house of the Lord": participation in African American churches among young African American men who have sex with men / Jeffrey Lynn Woodyard, John L. Peterson, and Joseph P. Stokes
Part IV. Communicating African American gendered identities ; 4.1. Multiple perspectives: African American women conceive their talk / Marsha Houston ; 4.2. Crossing cultural borders: "girl" and "look" as markers of identity in Black women's language use / Karla D. Scott ; 4.3. "That was my occupation": oral narrative, performance, and Black feminist thought / D. Soyini Madison ; 4.4. Interrogating the representation of African American female identity in the films Waiting to exhale and Set it off / Tina M. Harris ; 4.5. Defining Black masculinity as cultural property: an identity negotiation paradigm / Ronald L. Jackson, II and Celnisha L. Dangerfield
Part V. African American communication and identities in organizational and instructional contexts ; 5.1. "Diversity" and organizational communication / Brenda J. Allen ; 5.2. African American women executives' leadership communication within dominant-culture organizations / Patricia S. Parker ; 5.3. Student perceptions of the influence of race on professor credibility / Katherine Grace Hendrix ; 5.4. Exploring African American identity negotiation in the Academy: toward a transformative vision of African American communication scholarship / Ronald L. Jackson, II
Part VI. African American identities in mass mediated contexts ; 6.1. The changing image of the African American family on television / Melbourne S. Cummings ; 6.2. Jammin' on the one! Some reflections on the politics of Black popular culture / Herman Gray ; 6.3. Black beginnings: from Uncle Tom's cabin to The birth of a nation / Donald Bogle ; 6.4. Black talk radio: defining community needs and identity / Catherine R. Squires.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other Titles African American communication and identities


Dewey Decimal Class 302.2/089/96073
Library of Congress P94.5.A37 A367 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination 351 p. ;
Number of pages 351

ID Numbers

Open Library OL3676354M
ISBN 10 0761928456, 0761928464
LC Control Number 2003013998
Goodreads 4535348 5595726

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