Chapter Three 2011

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COMMUNICATION & IDENTITIES Chapter Three Who am I? Who am I in relationship to others?
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IDENTITY Who are you? Who do others think you are?
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The Importance of Identity We bring our identities to each communication encounter. Communication interactions create and shape identities.
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The Importance of Identity (continued) Through intercultural communication, we encounter many people with different identities from our own—especially with new technologies
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The Importance of Identity (continued) Much of our communication experience is organized around identities.
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The Importance of Identity (continued) Individual and societal forces interact together through identities to shape our communication experiences Society: Identities are not created equal
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WHAT IS IDENTITY? Identities are: Social Categories you identify with Primary and secondary: White, High School Student Fixed and dynamic Created through interaction with others Understood in historical, social & cultural contexts 1920 women got the right to vote
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The Individual and Identity We are not reducible to one identity In the United States, we often want to be seen as unique individuals
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IDENTITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH COMMUNICATION
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Nakayama during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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