The SAGE Handbook of Gender and Communication is a vital resource for those seeking to explore the complex interactions of gender and communication. Editors Bonnie J. Dow and Julia T. Wood, together with an illustrious group of contributors, review and evaluate the state of the gender and communication field through the discussion of existing theories and research, as well as through identification of important directions for future scholarship. The first of its kind, this Handbook examines the primary contexts in which gender and communication are shaped, reflected, and expressed: interpersonal, organizational, rhetoric, media, and intercultural/global.
Chapter 21: Negotiating Boundaries, Crossing Borders: The Language of Black Women's Intercultural Encounters
Negotiating Boundaries, Crossing Borders: The Language of Black Women's Intercultural Encounters
To be able to use the range of one's voice, to attempt to express the totality of self, is a recurring struggle.