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Do You Get Me? Exploring Cross-Cultural Communication Between Refugees and Health Practitioners

Description: Paper discusses recurring themes in cross-cultural communication between medical practitioners and refugees, specifically Vietnamese refugees who have lived in the United States for more than 20 years, at the Dallas County Health Services Refugee Clinic, including substitution, omission, editorialization with the use of an interpreter, and nonverbal communication expressed by both populations.
Date: 2010
Creator: Haynes, Kayla Marie
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Production of Cultural Boundaries: The Influence of Participatory Journalism on the Immigration Debate in Texas

Description: Paper uses a content analysis of the editorial section in a major Dallas-area newspaper to demonstrate a shift within American public discourse toward moral and cultural arguments against illegal immigration, and argues that this is due to the inclusion of participatory journalism in newspaper editorial pages.
Date: 2008
Creator: Williams, Alexander T.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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