Interracial Comm EXAM 3 - Interracial Comm Test three...

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Interracial Comm Test three CHAPTER 9 Static: Labeling yourself with one identity fluid identity Being able to identify with multiple aspects of one's identity Intentionality looking at the intention of the message being sent Degree to which a certain behavior is perceived as being harmful. Ex—lights out joke about not being able to see black people; were the intentions to hurt or to be funny Emotionality Negative emotions that stem from offending behavior the emotion that you feel as a result of certain behavior and of intentionality Ex—how the person feels emotionally directly due to the intentionality and the level of sincerity of the apology Colorblindness: The idea of ignoring peoples races; seeing everyone as the same, disregarding their race; it’s counterproductive to race relations. Colorblind mentality is counterproductive- dismissing part of their identity – racism needs to be discussed for change to occur Organizational culture To exist, organizations must invent, discover, and develop a pattern of basic assumptions as a means of dealing with the difficult process of external adaption and internal integration External adaption- the influence of the environment on goals of the organization Internal adaption- changes made within the organization Employees are often pressured to conform to shared codes and their behaviors are shaped by the culture PRCT: Definition- dialogue that recognizes the importance of political situatedness, affirms “radical encounters with otherness” are critical to the dialogic project , and suggests that meaningful engagements are cross difference hold greater transformative potential. Central argument- dialogue between people who are racially different must be meaningful or substantive (Contact Hypothesis) Dialogue Message exchange through which people who have different beliefs and perspectives develop mutual understanding that transforms how they see themselves and others. Vital means to improving interracial communication Historically situated, productive, engaging, empowering, transformative, about exploring different perspectives, politically responsive Multiracial living unity experience (MRULE)
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address the issue of self-segregation through purposeful integration among students through a multiracial community comprised of students from diverse background Two primary goals (1) create genuine relationships (2) promote social justice Racializing dialogue (categorizing the categorizer) Generalizing race – failure to recognize racial privilege as a situational characteristic and ignoring the significance of white privilege Formulating race in general so as to show that no specific racial category has a situational characteristic of whichever ingroup constitutes the majority in any given neighborhood and ignoring the significance of White privilege Localizing race - this is when race is used to account for action or behavior and you’re not taking
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  • Spring '11
  • TinaHarris
  • interracial communication, homogeneous white communities, white leader prototype

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