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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Opening the Conversation: Studying Intercultural Communication

Definitions of Culture

Studying Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Praxis in the Context of Globalization

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 2: Understanding the Context of Globalization

The Role of History in Intercultural Communication

The Role of Power in Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication in the Context of Globalization

Intercultural Dimensions of Economic Globalization

Intercultural Dimensions of Political Globalization

Intercultural Dimensions of Cultural Globalization

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 3: Globalizing Body Politics: Embodied Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

Hip Hop Culture

Constructing Social Worlds Through Communication

Marking Difference Through Communication


The Social Construction of Race: From Colonization to Globalization

Resignifying Race in the Context of Globalization

Hip Hop Culture: Alternative Performances of Difference

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 4: (Dis)Placing Culture and Cultural Space: Locations of Nonverbal and Verbal

Communication

Placing Culture and Cultural Space

Displacing Culture and Cultural Space

Case Study: Hip Hop Culture

Cultural Space, Power, and Communication

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 5: Privileging Relationships: Intercultural Communication in Interpersonal Contexts

Topography of Intercultural Relationships

Intercultural Relationships in the Workplace

Forming and Sustaining Intercultural Relationships

Cyberspace and Intercultural Relationships

Intercultural Alliances for Social Justice in the Global Context

Summary

Key Terms
Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 6: Crossing Borders: Migration and Intercultural Adaptation

Migrants

Historical Overview of World Migration

Migration Trends in the Context of Globalization

Theories of Migration and Intercultural Adaptation

Case Studies: Migration and Intercultural Adaptation

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 7: Jamming Media and Popular Culture: Analyzing Messages About Diverse Cultures

Media, Popular Culture, and Globalization

Popular Culture, Intercultural Communication, and Globalization

Global and Regional Media Circuits

Producing and Consuming Popular Culture

Popular Culture, Representation, and Resistance

Resisting and Re-Creating Media and Popular Culture

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 8: The Culture of Capitalism and the Business of Intercultural Communication

Historical Context: Capitalism and Globalization


The Culture of Capitalism

The Intercultural Marketplace

Case Study 1: Consuming and Romanticizing the Other

Case Study 2: Consuming and Desiring the Other

Case Study 3: Consuming Cultural Spectacles

Economic Responsibility and Intercultural Communication

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 9: Negotiating Intercultural Conflict and Social Justice: Strategies for Intercultural

Relations

Intercultural Conflict: A Multidimensional Framework of Analysis

Case Study 1: Interpersonal Context

Case Study 2: Intergroup Context

Case Study 3: International and Global Context

Strategies for Addressing Intercultural Conflict

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 10: Engaging Intercultural Communication for Social Justice: Challenges and

Possibilities for Global Citizenship

Becoming Global Citizens in the 21st Century

Hope in the Dark: From Apathy to Empowerment


Intercultural Alliances for Social Justice

Case Study: Community Coalition of South Los Angeles

Summary

Key Terms

Discussion Questions and Activities

References

Chapter 1 Opening the Conversation Studying Intercultural Communication


Chapter 2 Understanding the Context of Globalization
Chapter 3 Globalizing Body Politics Embodied Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Chapter 4 (Dis)Placing Culture and Cultural Space Locations of Nonverbal and Verbal
Communication
Chapter 5 Privileging Relationships Intercultural Communication in Interpersonal Contexts
Chapter 6 Crossing Borders Migration and Intercultural Adaptation
Chapter 7 Jamming Media and Popular Culture Analyzing Messages About Diverse
Cultures
Chapter 8 The Culture of Capitalism and the Business of Intercultural Communication
Chapter 9 Negotiating Intercultural Conflict and Social Justice Strategies for Intercultural
Relations

Chapter 10 Engaging Intercultural Communication for Social Justice Challenges and

Possibilities for G