Intercultural Communications Yearbook. Volume 1


Samuel Gyasi Obeng (Editor) – Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Series: Intercultural Communications Yearbook

This new yearbook deals with discourse within and across different cultures.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Talking About HIV/AIDS: Metaphors That Shape Our Perception of the Crisis in Tanzania, pp. 1-19
(Valerie Foster and Deo Ngonyani)

Chapter 2. Reading Ngugi’s Colonial and Post-Colonial Representations Through the Gikuyu-Mumbi Creation Myth, pp. 21-32
(Devi Sarinjeive)

Chapter 3. Terms of Address in Ewe: A Socio-Pragmatic Investigation, pp. 33-46
(Paul K. Agbedor)

Chapter 4. Address Forms Among Akan Families (Couples) Living in the United States: A Quantitative Study, pp. 47-61
(Cecilia Sem Obeng

Chapter 5. Language in Traditional Yoruba Social Interaction: Indirectness in Ola Rotimi’s The Gods are Not to Blame, pp. 63-75
(Ayo Opefeyitimi)

Chapter 6. Discursive Strategies at the Palace of the Yaa Naa (A Northern Ghanaian King), pp. 77-93
(Abdulai Salifu)

Chapter 7. Discursive Construction of “Combative Talk”: Local Conversational Strategies of a TV Host in a Japanese Political Debate Show, pp. 95-144
(Keiko Ikeda)

Chapter 8. Feedback as a Topic Changing Strategy in Japanese TV Discussions, pp. 145-158
(Kaoru Amino)

Chapter 9. The Negative Role of Silence in Akan Communication, pp. 159-178 (Kofi Agyekum)

Chapter 10. The Use of Setswana Traditional Songs in Teaching Foreign Languages and Cultures, pp. 179-188
(Rosaleen O.B. Nhlekisana)

Chapter 11. Interconnectivity in ‘Other Tongues’: A Sociolinguistic Study of SMS Text Messages in Yoruba, pp. 189-200
(Christine Ofulue)

Chapter 12. The Language of Mobile Messages: Is it a New Variety of English? A Linguistic Analysis of Mobile-Messages in English by Arabic Native Speakers, pp. 201-213
(Mohammad Al-Khawalda)

Index pp.201-215

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