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Table of Contents
|Intercultural Interaction: An Introduction||p. 1|
|Approaches to Understanding Intercultural Communication||p. 3|
|Understanding Intercultural Communication: An Introduction and Overview||p. 5|
|Understanding Cultural Identities in Intercultural Communication: A Ten-Step Inventory||p. 16|
|Context and Meaning||p. 34|
|Understanding Whiteness in the United States||p. 43|
|Five Paradigms of Ethnic Relations||p. 52|
|Sociocultural Backgrounds: What We Bring to Intercultural Communication||p. 59|
|International Cultures: Understanding Diversity||p. 61|
|The Impact of Confucianism on Interpersonal Relationships and Communication Patterns in East Asia||p. 63|
|Communication in Korea: Playing Things by Eye||p. 74|
|Dominant Cultural Patterns of Hindus in India||p. 81|
|Cultural Patterns of the Maasai||p. 90|
|Communication with Egyptians||p. 99|
|Palevome: Foundations of Struggle and conflict in Greek Interpersonal Communication||p. 105|
|Co-Cultures: Living in Two Cultures||p. 115|
|Who's Got the Room at the Top? Issues of Dominance and Nondominance in Intracultural Communication||p. 119|
|An African American Communication Perspective||p. 128|
|Understanding Communication of Persons with Disabilities as Cultural Communication||p. 136|
|Cultural Patterns of Deaf People||p. 146|
|Communication and Identification in the Gay Subculture||p. 158|
|Gender, Communication, and Culture||p. 170|
|Understanding the Co-Culture of the Elderly||p. 180|
|Voicing Identities Somewhere in the Midst of Two Worlds||p. 189|
|Intercultural Interaction: Taking Part in Intercultural Communication||p. 205|
|Verbal Processes: Speaking Across Cultures||p. 208|
|The Crossroads of Language and Culture||p. 211|
|That's Greek to Me: Between a Rock and a Hard Place in Intercultural Encounters||p. 217|
|Language as a Mirror of Reality: Mexican American Proverbs||p. 225|
|Language Diversity Within the United States: Understanding the Houseless Youths' Code for Speaking||p. 230|
|Language Matters||p. 239|
|Irish Conversations||p. 247|
|Nonverbal Interaction: Action, Sound, and Silence||p. 255|
|Cues of Culture: The Basis of Intercultural Differences in Noverbal Communication||p. 258|
|Japanese Nonverbal Communication: A Reflection of Cultural Themes||p. 270|
|Monochronic and Polychronic Time||p. 280|
|Gender and Nonverbal Communication||p. 287|
|Cultural Contexts: The Influence of the Setting||p. 297|
|The "Five Asian Dragons": Management Behaviors and Organizational Communication||p. 301|
|The Communicative Aspects of Doing Business in Japan||p. 312|
|Contrasts in Discussion Behaviors of German and American Managers||p. 324|
|U.S. Americans and Mexicans Working Together: Five Core Mexican Concepts for Enhancing Effectiveness||p. 335|
|Communicating Health and Understanding in the Borderlands of Co-Cultures||p. 341|
|Intercultural Communication in the University Classroom||p. 355|
|Intercultural Communication: Seeking Improvement||p. 371|
|Communicating Interculturally: Becoming Competent||p. 373|
|A Model of Intercultural Communication Competence||p. 375|
|Managing Intercultural Conflicts Effectively||p. 388|
|Sojourner Adaptation||p. 400|
|Intercultural Sensitivity||p. 406|
|Managing Cultural Diversity in the American Workplace||p. 414|
|Ethical Considerations: Prospects for the Future||p. 424|
|The Limits to Cultural Diversity||p. 427|
|Intercultural Personhood: An Integration of Eastern and Western Perspectives||p. 431|
|Ethics, Culture, and Communication: An Intercultural Perspective||p. 443|
|Peace as an Ethic for Intercultural Communication||p. 450|
|Peace Communication: The Ethics of Caring Across Cultures||p. 455|
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