Foreign to Familiar : A Guide to Understanding Hot - and Cold - Climate Cultures

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-10-01
  • Publisher: BN

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Foreign to Familiar is a splendidly written, well researched work on cultures. Anyone traveling abroad should not leave home without this valuable resource! Sarah's love and sensitivity for people of all nations will touch your heart. This book creates within us a greater appreciation for our extended families around the world and an increased desire to better understand them.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
Introductionp. 11
Hot- Versus Cold-Climate Culturesp. 15
Relationship Versus Task Orientationp. 23
Direct Versus Indirect Communicationp. 31
Individualism Versus Group Identityp. 41
Inclusion Versus Privacyp. 55
Different Concepts of Hospitalityp. 71
High-Context Versus Low-Context Culturesp. 79
Different Concepts of Time and Planningp. 105
Practical Next Stepsp. 119
In Conclusionp. 127
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