Intercultural Discourse and Communication: The Essential Readings
September 2004, Wiley-Blackwell
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PART I: Approaches to Intercultural Discourse.
1. Models of the Interaction of Language and Social Life: Toward a Descriptive Theory (Dell Hymes).
2. Ethnography of Speaking: Toward a Linguistics of the Praxis (Alessandro Duranti).
3. Interethnic Communication (John J. Gumperz)'.
4. communicating in a Multilingual Society: Some Missed Opportunities (Rajendra Singh, Jayant Lele, and Gita Martohardjono).
5. Linguistic Etiquette (Gabriele Kasper).
6. Constructing Social Identity: A Language Socialization Perspective (Elinor Ochs).
7. Norms of Sociocultural Meaning in Language: Indexicality, Stance, and Cultural Models (Scott F. Kiesling).
PART II: Intercultural Communication: Case Studies.
8. Why Tell Stories? Contrasting Themes and Identities in the Narratives of Maori and Pakeha Women and Men (Janet Holmes).
9. New York Jewish Conversational Style (Deborah Tannen).
10. Swedishness as an Obstacle in Cross-Cultural Interaction (Ake Daun).
11. The Presence and Absence of Speech in the Communication of Gender (Penelope Harvey).
12. Hearing What's Not Said and Missing What Is: Black Language in White Public Space (H. Samy Alim).
13. Pronouns of Address in Swedish: Social Class Semantics and a Changing System (Christina Bratt Paulston).
14. Off-Record Indirectness and the Notion of Imposition (Maria Sifianou).
15. Cultural Differences in Framing: American and Japanese Group Discussions (Suwako Watanabe).
PART III: Cultural Contact: Issues of Identity.
16. Learning Language/ Learning Self (Karen Ogulnick).
17. The Language of Multiple Identities among Dominican Americans (Benjamin Bailey).
18. Biculturalism: Some Reflections and Speculations (Christina Bratt Paulston).
Discussion Questions. .
PART IV: Implications.
19. A Comparison of Indian and Anglo Communicative Behavior in Classroom Interaction (Susan U. Philips).
20. Beyond Difference and Domination? Intercultural Communication in Legal Contexts (Diana Eades).