9780495554189

Intercultural Communication A Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495554189

  • ISBN10:

    0495554189

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/8/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This eye-opening reader explores how communication values and styles can be similar or different for members of various cultures and communities. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION: A READER focuses on practical strategies you can use to communicate more effectively in a variety of contexts, including interpersonal, rhetoric, group, business, education, health care, and organizational. This broad-based, highly engaging reader, compiled by the authors who defined the course, includes a balanced selection of articles--some commissioned solely for this text--that discusses the classic ideas that laid the groundwork for this field, as well as the latest research and ideas. Material is presented in such a way that you can read, understand, and then apply course concepts to your own life.

Table of Contents

Preface
Approaches to Intercultural Communication
Understanding Intercultural Communication: Some Working Principles
Culture and Conflict
Worldview in Intercultural Communication: A Religio-Cosmological Approach
"Harmony without Uniformity": An Asiacentric Worldview and Its Communicative Implications
Pathways of Human Understanding: An Inquiry into Western an
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