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Black Pioneers in Communication Research



July 2012 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This ground-breaking work explores the conceptual contributions of Black scholars to communication studies. It is the only book in the field of communication that, through personal interviews with many of these living pioneers, systematically exploring their lives, careers, and pioneering contributions, which have shaped various contours of humanistic and social scientific inquiry within communication studies and beyond.
 
Introduction
 
1. Molefi Kete Asante
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
2. Donald E. Bogle
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
3. Hallie Quinn Brown
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
4. Melbourne S. Cummings
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
5. Jack L. Daniel
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
6. Oscar H. Gandy, Jr.
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
7. Stuart Hall
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
8. Marsha Houston
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
9. Joni Jones/Iya Omi Osun Olomo
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
10. Dorthy L. Pennington
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
11. Orlando L. Taylor
Introduction

 
Biographical Information

 
Academic Background and Experience

 
Contributions to Communication Research

 
Conclusion

 
References

 
 
Index
 
About the Authors

Students use this text for looking at diverse communications.

Ms Sharon Yearwood
Academy, Havering College of Further and Higher Education
March 12, 2013

Ronald L. Jackson II

Ronald L. Jackson II (Ph. D., Howard University) is Associate Professor of Culture and Communication Theory in the Department of Communication Arts & Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University. He is author of The Negotiation of Cultural Identity  (Praeger Press), Think About It! (Iuniverse.com), African American Communication: Identity and Culture (with Michael Hecht and Sidney Ribeau; Erlbaum Publishers).  Forthcoming are five books entitled: African American Rhetorics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (with Elaine Richardson; Southern Illinois University Press); Scripting the Black Masculine Body in Popular Media:... More About Author

Sonja M. Brown Givens

Sonja M. Brown Givens is Assistant Professor of Interpersonal Communication in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Her research interests include the influence of mass mediated portrayals of socially marginalized groups on social decision making processes. Her collaborative work appears in Quarterly Journal of Speech with Dr. Celeste Condit from the University of Georgia. Her latest manuscript entitled “Mammies, Jezebels, and other controlling imagery: An examination of the influence of televised stereotypes of perceptions of an African American woman” is currently under review for Media... More About Author

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