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Our Voices : Essays in Culture, Ethnicity, and Communication (Fourth Edition),9781931719216

Our Voices : Essays in Culture, Ethnicity, and Communication (Fourth Edition)

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4th
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9781931719216

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1931719217
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Pub. Date:
10/1/2003
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Roxbury Pub Co
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xii
Foreword xiii
Orlando L. Taylor
Introduction 1(15)
Alberto Gonzalez
Marsha Houston
Victoria Chen
Part I: Naming Ourselves
(De)hyphenated Identity: The Double Voice in The Woman Warrior
16(10)
Victoria Chen
Dis/orienting Identities: Asian Americans, History, and Intercultural Communication
26(6)
Thomas Nakayama
How I Came to Know
32(6)
Sidney A. Ribeau
Names, Narratives, and the Evolution of Ethnic Identity
38(6)
Dolores V. Tanno
Part II: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender
Jewish and/or Woman: Identity and Communicative Style
44(6)
Sheryl Perlmutter Bowen
Constructing U.S. American Jewish Male Identity
50(6)
David E. Weber
Remembering Selena
56(5)
Alberto Gonzalez
Jennifer L. Willis-Rivera
When Miss America Was Always White
61(5)
Navita Cummings James
Illusive Reflections: African American Women on Primetime Television
66(8)
Bishetta D. Merritt
Black Queer Identity, Imaginative Rationality, and the Language of Home
74(8)
Charles I. Nero
Part III: Representing Cultural Knowledge in Interpersonal and Mass Media Contexts
Negotiating Cyberspace/Negotiating RL
82(10)
Radhika Gajjala
The Rhetoric of La Familia Among Mexican Americans
92(12)
Margarita Gangotena
When Mississippi Chinese Talk
104(9)
Gwendolyn Gong
The Reason Why We Sing: Understanding Traditional African American Worship
113(6)
Janice D. Hamlet
When Black Women Talk With White Women: Why the Dialogues Are Difficult
119(7)
Marsha Houston
Latina/o Experiences With Mediated Communication
126(8)
Diana I. Rios
Native American Culture and Communication Through Humor
134(6)
Charmaine Shutiva
Part IV: Celebrating Cultures
Capturing the Spirit of Kwanzaa
140(4)
Detine L. Bowers
A House as Symbol, a House as Family: Mamaw and Her Oklahoma Cherokee Family
144(5)
Lynda Dee Dixon
Communicating Good Luck During the Chinese New Year
149(4)
Mary Fong
Hybrid Revivals: Ethnicity and South Asian Celebration
153(7)
Radha S. Hegde
Part V: Valuing and Contesting Languages
Identity and Struggle in Jamaican Talk
160(9)
Dexter B. Gordon
The Power of Wastah in Lebanese Speech
169(5)
Mahboub Hashem
Wa-Zha-Zhe I-E: Notions on a Dying Ancestral Language
174(9)
Steven B. Pratt
Merry C. Buchanan
Broadening the View of Black Language Use: Toward a Better Understanding of Words and Worlds
183(7)
Karla D. Scott
Confessions of a Thirty-Something Hip-Hop (Old) Head
190(8)
Eric King Watts
Part VI: Living in Bicultural Relationships
Sapphire and Sappho: Allies in Authenticity
198(5)
Brenda J. Allen
`I Know It Was the Blood': Defining the Biracial Self in a Euro-American Society
203(7)
Tina M. Harris
Being Hapa: A Choice for Cultural Empowerment
210(7)
Diane M. Kimoto
Living In/Between
217(11)
Richard Morris
Struggling for Identity: Multiethnic and Biracial Individuals in America
228(12)
Mona Freeman Leonard
Creating a Family Across Race and Gender Borders
240(10)
Marlene Fine
Fern Johnson
Part VII: Economic Class and Cultural Identity
Invisible Identities: Notes on Class and Race
250(6)
David Engen
Working Through Identity: Understanding Class in the Context of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender
256(10)
Kathleen Wong(Lau)
Part VIII: Traversing Cultural Paths
How We Know What We Know About Americans: Chinese Sojourners Account for Their Experiences
266(8)
Ling Chen
The Cultural Experience of Space and Body: A Reading of Latin American and Anglo American Comportment in Public
274(7)
Elizabeth Lozano
Regionalism and Communication: Exploring Chinese Immigrant Perspectives
281(7)
Casey Man Kong Lum
Traversing Disparate Cultures in a Transnational World: A Bicultural/Hybrid Experience
288(10)
Maria Rogers Pascual
Women Writing Borders, Borders Writing Women: Immigration, Assimilation, and the Politics of Speaking
298(14)
Aimee Carrillo Rowe
Part IX: Reflections on 9/11
Statue or Statement? Racial Tensions in a 9/11 Memorial
312(5)
Teresa Nance
Anita Foeman
September 11 and `The Color Line'
317(7)
Robin R. Means Coleman
Appendices
Suggested Questions for Discussion
324(3)
Supplementary Readings
327(6)
About the Contributors
333


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