Intercultural Communication A Reader (with InfoTrac)

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  • Copyright: 8/5/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Enhance your skills as an effective, culturally aware communicator with INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: A READER (WITH INFOTRAC). You'll find articles -- some commissioned solely for this text --that discuss the classic ideas that laid the groundwork for this field, as well as those that investigate the field's latest research and ideas. This reader presents material in context so you can to read, understand and then apply the concepts to your own life to ensure that theyStrengthened by the InfoTrac online resource, this text will teach you what you need to know and help you to apply it to your own life!

Table of Contents

1. Approches to Understanding Intercultural Communication
Larry A
Samovar and Richard E
Porter, Understanding Intercultural Communication: An Introduction and Overview
Harry C
Triandi, Culture and Conflict
Santoshi Ishii, Donald Cooke and Donald Klopf, Our Locus in the Universe: World View and Intercultural Communication
Rod Janzen, Five Paradigms of Ethnic Relations
2. International Cultures: Understanding Diversity
Wenshan Jia, The Chinese Conceptualizations of Face: Emotions, Communication, and Personhood
James H
Robinson, Communication in Korea: Playing Things by Eye
Martin J
Gannon, India: The Dance of Shiva
Shirley van der Veur, Africa: Cultural Patterns and Communication
Polly A
Begley, Communication with Egyptians
Robert Friday, Contrasts in Discussion Behaviors of German and American Managers
3. Co-Cultures: Living in Two Cultures
Young Yun Kim, Unum and Pluribus: Ideological Underpinnings of Interethnic Communication in the United States
Ronald L
Jackson, II and Celnisha L
Dangerfield, Defining Black Masculinity as Cultural Property: Toward an Identity Negotiation Paradigm
Micheal Tinusta Garrett and Michael P
Wilbur, Does the Worm Live in the Ground: Reflections on Native American Spirituality
Michael Bronski, Gay Culture
Julia T
Wood and Nina M
Reich, Gendered Speech Communities
Valerie C
Mckay, Communication Dynamics of the Elderly
Dawn O
Braithwaite and Charles A
Braithwaite, "Which is my Good Leg?": Cultural Communication Patterns of People with Disabilities
4. Verbal Processes: Speaking Across Cultures
Fern L
Johnson, Cultural Dimensions of Discourse
Mary Fong, The Nexus of Language, Communication and Culture
Mei Zhong, Contemporary Social and Political Movements and their Imprints on the Chinese Language
Aaron Castelan Cargile, Discriminating Attitudes Toward Speech
Donald G
Ellis and Ifat Moaz, Dialogue and Cultural Communication Codes Between Isrealite-Jews and Palestinians
Carolyn Roy, Mexican Dichos: Lessons Through Language
5. Nonverbal Communication: Action, Sound and Silence
Peter Andersen, In Different Dimensions: Nonverbal Communication and Culture
Edwin R
McDaniel, Japanese Nonverbal Communication: A Reflection of Cultural Themes
Edward T
Hall, Monochronic and Polychronic Time
Deborah Borisoff and Lisa Merrill, Gender and Nonverbal Communication
6. Cultural Contexts: The Influence of the Setting
Steve Quasha and Edwin R
Reinterpreting Japanese Business Communication in the Information Age
Sheryl Lindsley and Charles A
Braithwaite, U
Americans and Mexicans Working Together: Five Core Concepts
Jeanne M
Brett, Culture and Negotiation
Nagesh Rao, "Half-truths" in Argentina, Brazil and India: An Intercultural Analysis of Physician-Patient Communication
Geneva Gay, Culture and Communication in the Classroom
7. Communicating Interculturally: Becoming Competent
Guo-Ming Chen and William J
Starosta, Intercultural Awareness
James R
Baldwin and Michael Hecht, Unpacking Group-Based Intolerance: A Holographic Look at Identity and Intolerance
Anita S
Mak, Marvin J
Westwood, F
Ishi Ishiyama, and Michelle C
Barker, Optimizing Conditions for Learning Sociocultural Competencies for Success
Stella Ting-Toomey, Managing Intercultural Conflicts Effectively
James Manseau Sauceda, Effective Strategies for Mediating Co-Cultural Conflict
Mary Jane Collier, Understanding Cultural Identities in Intercultural Communication: A Ten Step Inventory
Polly Begley, Sojourner Adaptation
8. Ethical Considerations: Prospects for the Future
Harlen Cleveland, The Limits of Cultural Diversity
Young Yun Kim, Intercultural Personhood: An Integration of Eastern and Western Perspectives
Robert Shuter, Ethics and Communication: An Intercultural Perspective
Martha Nussbuam, Citizens of the World
David W
Kale, Peace as an Ethic for Intercultural Communication

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