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Building Diverse Communities Applications of Communication Research

ISBN-10: 1572733187

ISBN-13: 9781572733183

Edition: 2002

Authors: Trevy A. McDonald, Mark R. Orbe, T. Ford Ahmed

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An examination of how various methodological approaches can promote a sense of community within and outside the academy. It focuses on the strategies used, then demonstrates how researchers can put the theory into practice. It also highlights how community can be guided via public channels.
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Pedagogy and Intergroup Relationsp. 1
Connected or Separated? Toward a Dialectical View of Interethnic Relationshipsp. 3
Working Together to Build a Multicultural Curriculump. 27
Interracial Communication as a Community Builder Within the Universityp. 35
Negotiating Academic Freedom and a Commitment to Diversity: A Multidisciplinary Engagement of Hate Speechp. 55
Theory, Practice, and Group Strategiesp. 73
Phenomenology as a Co-Cultural Methodology: Spaces Where Once-Muted Voices Can Be Heardp. 75
Multicultural Community Mobilization and Participatory Researchp. 93
Free Agency Practice Meets Postmodern Multiculturalism: Lessons From Campus and Community Research/Practice Projects in Philadelphiap. 111
Study Circles and the Creation of Ideal Social Realities While Addressing Key Social and Political Issues: A Case Studyp. 135
Use of Task Group Principles to Facilitate Communityp. 149
Public Discourse and Communityp. 169
Good News! Using Civic Journalism to Teach Community Participationp. 171
"Yes, My Child, What You Have to Say Is Important": Utilizing Ethnography as a Tool in Children's Audience Studiesp. 187
Community Building With Community Television: A Report on Singapore's Top-Down Modelp. 205
Exploring a Human-Science Approach With Appalachian Students and Parents for the Development of Electronic Instructional Materialsp. 219
Building Community Through Stories About Real Events: The Habitus of Broadcast Journalismp. 241
Community Narratives and Civic Discoursep. 257
The Role of Narrative in the Process of Inclusionp. 259
Community and Grassroots Narrativesp. 277
Collaboration and the Construction of Puerto Rican Communityp. 289
The Divisive Discourse of the Beartooth Alliance: A Community of Strangersp. 307
About the Contributorsp. 321
Author Indexp. 325
Subject Indexp. 333
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