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Shame and Recovery

Mapping Identity in an Asian Women's Shelter

Shame and Recovery( )
Author: Supriya, Karudapuram
Series title:Critical Intercultural Communication Studies
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:Peter Lang AG International Academic Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $44.00
Book Description:

The fields of communication and cultural studies have turned to investigating the relations among power, culture, and identity. Shame and Recovery is a critical ethnography, using postcolonial and poststructural perspectives in particular, of communication and cultural identity construction in a shelter for Asian women in Chicago. The cultural codes, values, and symbols of honor and shame illuminate the ways in which Asian women experiencing marital abuse and violence construct...
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