Intercultural Communication for Global Engagement

Author(s): Regina M Williams Davis, Andrea Patterson

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2017


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Intercultural Communication for Global Engagement explores issues and concerns of communication, culture and globalization through incorporating different perspectives including critical, interpretative, psychological, and social. The dialectical approach incorporated in the text is used as a framework to examine the dynamic nature of intercultural communication. Released on the heels of riots between African American communities and their city police, this text highlights how deficiencies in intercultural understanding contribute to civil unrest.

The Second Edition is about understanding communication frameworks for making connections to different cultures and subcultures. Global engagement is used as a way of expressing culture beyond one's own experiences. New to this edition is Chapter 9, Concerning Global Health. Readers of this edition will learn about the transformations of both scholars and students through the expressions of their global communication experiences, reflections, and actions.

Regina Williams Davis and Andrea Patterson-Masuka's​ Intercultural Communication for Global Engagement unique features include:

• Diverse student voices integrated throughout the text

• Incorporates a view of intercultural communication through the lens of culture and the media

• Examines popular culture with an emphasis on black popular culture

• Discussion of the impact of the intercultural communication

• Integrates a global engagement approach with thought provoking questions and activities

designed to help instructors facilitate intercultural activities immediately with their students.


by Omar Swartz

by Regina Williams Davis and Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Chapter 1 Laying the Foundation

Engaging Intercultural Communication
by Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Intercultural Communication
by Stephanie S. Carrino

Dialogic Communication: A Foundation for Authentic Intercultural Communication
by Joe DeCrosta and Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Globalization and Intercultural Communication: Interwoven Themes
by Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Chapter 2 Identifying the Self

Peeling Back the Layers: Understanding and Negotiating Identity
by Soncerey L. Montgomery Speas

Maybe the World Is Flat
by J. Maria Merrills

Peeling Back My Layers
by Ronell Miller

There’s a Redneck in My Backyard, HELP! A Case Study Perspective
by Sheila M. Whitley

Family, Faith, and a Fish Fry
by Daniel Richardson

Minorities Scorned
by Sydney M. Silverthorne

My Historically Black University Experience
by Matt Parmesano

Identity, Conflict, and Intercultural Communication
by Anna K. Lee

Chapter 3 Communicating Verbally and Nonverbally

You Don’t Have to Say a Word!
by Regina Williams Davis

Experiencing Nonverbal Communication Between Cultures
by Dongjing Kang, Nathaniel Simmons, and Yea-Wen Chen

Understanding the Relationship Between Culture and Language
by Leonard Muaka

Chapter 4 Living the Pop Culture

Popular Culture as a Contested Zone
by Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Routes for Transformation: The Repertoires of Black Popular Culture
by Keon M. Pettiway

Hip Hop Communitas: Transcendence Through the Beat of the Cypher
by Keon M. Pettiway

Post-Digital Dimensions: Theorizing Science Fiction Prototypes to Foster Intercultural Communication
by Debashis ‘Deb’ Aikat

Chapter 5 Reviewing the Media

Race Matters: Verbal and Visual News Narratives of the Exploited and the Oppressed
by Debashis ‘Deb’ Aikat

Dark Beginnings of Servants and Whores: Controlling Images of American Women of Color in Film and Television
by Tanya E. Walker-Bethea

Support the Rights and Privileges of Black Radio
by Brian C. Blount

India’s Digital Media Engage, Empower, and Entertain: Theorizing the Networked Public Sphere in the World’s Largest Democracy
by Debashis ‘Deb’ Aikat

Chapter 6 Surviving the Culture Shock

Transitions Across Cultural Boundaries: Culture Shock
by Joe DeCrosta

Enacting Agency: From Culture Shock to Cultural Broker
by Krishauna Hines-Gaither

Cultural Experiences in Thailand
by Sandra L. Crosier

Chapter 7 Experiencing Global Engagement

The Nexus of Global Engagement, Cultural Boundaries, and the Literal-Visual Cross-Cultural Continuum
by James A. Schnell

Global Engagement for the Greater Good?
by Christine L. North

Understanding Cultures: Bridging the Communication Gap
by Abhijit Sen

Understanding Communication for Education Abroad From Chinese International Students in the United States
by Qinghua Yang, Lan Jin

A Student’s Voice—The Day My Bubble Burst
by Eric Magruder Price II

A Student’s Voice—Life of Racism
by Jennifer Evens

A Student’s Voice—Meeting the Challenges and Barriers
by Tiffany Taylor

Ni Latino, Ni Hispano: A Journal of Resiliency and Social Justice
by Juan A. Rios Vega

The Rhetoric of Rhymes: Music as Protest and Intercultural Communication
by Bryon Craig

Chapter 8 Making the Intercultural Connection in the Workplace

Interpersonal Interactions Across Cultural Boundaries: Communication, Diversity, and Cultural Awareness in the Age of Globalization
by Chrys Egan

Cultural Influences on Communication: An International Business Perspective
by Suresh Gopalan

Across the Divide: Intercultural Communication in the Global Workplace
by Elizabeth H. Jeter

Chapter 9 Concerning Global Health

The Nexus of Health and Intercultural Communication
by Althea B. Bradford

Religious Sensitivity in the Context of Health Care Provider and Consumer Interactions
by Gladys E. Huggins and Sasha J. Smith

Is That How They Sing in Your Church?
by Gladys E. Huggins

Culture of Distrust: African Americans and the Health Care System
by Shawn Arango Ricks and Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Black, Female Health Care Providers’ Communication Strategiesand Identity in a Clinical Setting
by DaKysha Moore and Elijah O. Onsomu

I’m Not Your Superwoman: The Impact of Mental Health on the Physical Health of African American Women
by Shawn Arango Ricks

It’s What Separates the Men From the Boys
by Regina Williams Davis

“Only My Spouse Can Call Me Sweetie”: Recognizing and Reducing Ageism in Intergenerational Communication With Older Adults
by Antonius D. Skipper

Can You Help Me? Communication Related to Persons With Disabilities With a Focus on Health Care Contexts
by Jo Ann Coco-Ripp

Practicing Medicine With CLAS
by Christine L. North

The Merging of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine as the Foundation for U.S. Intelligence Outreach Illustrating Intercultural Communication in Relation to Global Engagement
by Jim Schnell

Amazing Grace . . . The Ability of Humanity to Transform by Making Better Lifestyle Choices
by Regina Williams Davis

Chapter 10 Engaging Intercultural Communication

Cultural Perspectives of Political Understandings
by Regina Williams Davis

Cultural Conversations
by Soncerey M. Speas

The Japanese Business Card Exercise
by Daniel Richardson

In Black and White: Race and Communication
by Myra Shird

Rebas and Cronis: An Intercultural Communication–General Simulation Model
by Andrea Patterson-Masuka

Organizational Assimilation/Socialization Reflection Activity
by Elizabeth Jeter

Dinglehopper or Snarflak? A Simulation About Cultural Constructions and Cultural Adaptation
by Joe DeCrosta

Engaging Intercultural Communication and Interpersonal and Intercultural Leadership Activities
by Chrys Egan

Reader’s Theater: Collective Reading for Cultural Understanding
by Krishauna Hines-Gaither

Word and Image Associations for Increased Cultural Understanding
by Krishauna Hines-Gaither

Black Popular Culture in Film and Television
by Keon M. Pettiway

Popular Culture Activity
by Christine L. North



Regina M Williams Davis

Andrea Patterson

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