The Global Intercultural Communication Reader by Molefi Kete AsanteThe Global Intercultural Communication Reader by Molefi Kete Asante

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

EditorMolefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, Jing Yin

Paperback | June 19, 2013

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The Global Intercultural Communication Readeris the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for students of cross-cultural, intercultural, and international communication. This stand-out collection aims to broaden and deepen the scope of the field by placing an emphasis on diversity, including work from authors across the globe examining the processes and politics of intercultural communication from critical, historical, and indigenous perspectives.

The collection covers a wide range of topics: the emergence and evolution of the field; issues and challenges in cross-cultural and intercultural inquiry; cultural wisdom and communication practices in context; identity and intercultural competence in a multicultural society; the effects of globalization; and ethical considerations. Many readings first appeared outside the mainstream Western academy and offer diverse theoretical lenses on culture and communication practices in the world community. Organized into five themed sections for easy classroom use,The Global Intercultural Communication Readerincludes a detailed bibliography that will be a crucial resource for today's students of intercultural communication.

Molefi Kete Asanteis Professor of African American Studies at Temple University. He is the author of over 75 books includingThe History of Africa: The Quest for Eternal HarmonyandThe African American People: A Global History.Yoshitaka Miikeis Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication at the University of Hawai'i, Hilo. He is V...
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Title:The Global Intercultural Communication ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 9.8 × 7 × 1.2 inPublished:June 19, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: New Directions for Intercultural Communication ResearchMolefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, & Jing Yin Part I:The Emergence and Evolution of Intercultural Communication Chapter 1. Notes in the History of Intercultural Communication: The Foreign Service Institute and the Mandate for Intercultural TrainingWendy Leeds-HurwitzChapter 2. The Evolution of International Communication as a Field of Study: A Personal ReflectionGary R. WeaverChapter 3. The Centrality of Culture in the 20th and 21st CenturiesRobert ShuterChapter 4. Theories of Culture and CommunicationBradford 'J' HallChapter 5. Mapping Cultural Communication Research: 1960s to the PresentRonald L. Jackson IIChapter 6. Sojourning through Intercultural Communication: A RetrospectiveWilliam J. StarostaPart II: Issues and Challenges in Cross-Cultural and Intercultural InquiryChapter 7. Afrocentricity: Toward a New Understanding of African Thought in the WorldMolefi Kete AsanteChapter 8. The Asiacentric Turn in Asian Communication Studies: Shifting Paradigms and Changing PerspectivesYoshitaka MiikeChapter 9. Indigenous and Authentic: Hawaiian Epistemology and the Triangulation of MeaningManulani Aluli-MeyerChapter 10. The Four Seasons of Ethnography: A Creation-Centered Ontology for EthnographySarah Amira de la GarzaChapter 11. Encounters in the Third Space: Links between Intercultural Communication Theories and Postcolonial ApproachesBritta KalscheuerChapter 12. Thinking Dialectically about Culture and CommunicationJudith N. Martin & Thomas K. NakayamaPart III: Cultural Wisdom and Communication Practices in ContextChapter 13.Nommo,Kawaida, and Communicative Practice: Bringing Good into the WorldMaulana KarengaChapter 14.Ubuntuin South Africa: A Sociolinguistic Perspective to a Pan-African ConceptNkonko M. Kamwangamalu Chapter 15. Communication and Cultural Settings: An Islamic PerspectiveHamid MowlanaChapter 16. The Functions of Silence in India: Implications for Intercultural Communication ResearchNemi C. Jain & Anuradha MatukumalliChapter 17. Language and Words: Communication in theAnalectsof ConfuciusHui-Ching ChangChapter 18. The Two Faces of Chinese CommunicationGuo-Ming ChenPart IV: Identity, Multiculturalism, and Intercultural CompetenceChapter 19. Popular Culture and Public Imaginary: Disney vs. Chinese Stories ofMulanJing YinChapter 20. The Mexican Diaspora: A Critical Examination of SignifiersSusana RinderleChapter 21. The Masculine-Feminine Construct in Cross-Cultural Research: The Emergence of a Transcendent Global CultureJames W. Chesebro, David T. McMahan, Preston Russett, Eric J. Schumacher, & Junliang WuChapter 22. Encounters with the "Other": Personal Notes for a Reconceptualization of Intercultural Communication CompetenceGust A. YepChapter 23. Applying a Critical Metatheoretical Approach to Intercultural Relations: The Case of U.S.-Japanese Communication.William KellyChapter 24. Superheroes in Shanghai: Constructing Transnational Western Men's IdentitiesPhiona StanleyChapter 25. Beyond Multicultural Man: Complexities of IdentityLise M. SparrowChapter 26. Moving the Discourse on Identities in Intercultural Communication: Structure, Culture, and ResignificationsS. Lily Mendoza, Rona T. Halualani, & Jolanta A. DrzewieckaPart V: Globalization and Ethical Issues in Intercultural Relations Chapter 27. Ethnic Discourse and the New World Dysorder: A Communitarian PerspectiveMajid TehranianChapter 28. The Hegemony of English and Strategies for Linguistic Pluralism: Proposing the Ecology of Language ParadigmYukio TsudaChapter 29. Languages and Tribal Sovereignty: Whose Language Is It Anyway? Rebecca Blum MartinezChapter 30. Development and Communication in Sri Lanka: A Buddhist ApproachWimal DissanayakeChapter 31. Global Village vs. Gandhian Villages: A Viable VisionKuruvilla PandikattuChapter 32. The Context of Dialogue: Globalization and DiversityTu WeimingAppendix: Intercultural Communication as a Field of Study: A Selected Bibliography of Theory and ResearchYoshitaka Miike