9780767407106

Intercultural Communication in Contexts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780767407106

  • ISBN10:

    0767407105

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/2/1999
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This text addresses the core issues and concerns of intercultural communication by integrating three different perspectives: the social psychological, the interpretive, and the critical. The dialectical framework, integrated throughout the book, is used as a lens to examine the relationship of these research traditions.

Table of Contents

PART I. FOUNDATIONS OF INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

1. Why Study Intercultural Communication?

2. The History of the Study of Intercultural Communication

3. Culture, Communication, Context, and Power

4. History

PART II. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION PROCESSES

5. Identity

6. Language and Intercultural Communication

7. Nonverbal Codes and Cultural Space

PART III. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION APPLICATIONS

8. Understanding Intercultural Transitions

9. Folk Culture, Popular Culture, and Intercultural Communication

10. Culture, Communication, and Intercultural Relationships

11. Culture, Communication, and Conflict

12. The Outlook for Intercultural Communication

At the end of each Chapter:

Summary

Discussion Questions

Activities

References

At the end of Chapters 1–11:

Key Words

Glossary

Credits

Name Index

Subject Index

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