ISBN13:978-0495554189 ISBN10: 0495554189 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0495554226 ISBN10: 0495554227
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 balan
ced 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.
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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:12TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Wadsworth, Inc Year Published: 2009 International: No
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Preface. 1: APPROACHES TO INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION. Understanding Intercultural Communication: Some Working Principles, Edwin R. McDaniel, Larry A. Samovar, and Richard E. Porter. Culture and Conflict, Harry C. Triandis. Worldview in Intercultural Communication: A Religio-Cosmological Approach, Satoshi Ishii, Donald Klopf, and Peggy Cooke. "Harmony without Uniformity": An Asiacentric Worldview and Its Communicative Implications, Yoshitaka Miike. Pathways of Human Understanding: An Inquiry into Western and North American Indian Worldview Structures, Leo Schelbert. The Cultural Iceberg: Working Across Cultures, John Hooker.
2: CULTURAL IDENTITY: ISSUES OF BELONGING. Constructing, Negotiating and Communicating Jewish Identity in America, Jamie Moshin and Ronald Jackson, II. Living Within Whiteness: A Project Aimed at Undermining Racism, John T. Warren. The Hybrid Identification of Gender Queer: Claiming Neither/Nor Both/And, A. L. Zimmerman and Patricia Geist-Martin. Chinese American Ethnic and Cultural Identity, Sabine Chai and Mei Zhong. What''s (not) in a Label?: Understanding Korean American Adoptee Identity Through Self-Identified Labels, Etsuko Kinefuchi. Straddling Cultural Borders: Exploring Identity in Multiple Reacculturation, Chuka Onwumechili, Peter Nwosu, and Ronald Jackson II.
3: INTERNATIONAL CULTURES: UNDERSTANDING DIVERSITY. Living Together vs. Going it Alone: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently, Richard E. Nisbett. The Spirituality of "Being," Grace, and Tao in Intercultural Communication, Mary Fong. Communication with Indians, Rajesh Kumar and Anand Kumar Sethi. Dismantling Misconceptions About Islam in Egypt, Polly A. Begley. Intermediated Interpersonal Communication Codes in Sub-Saharan Africa, Ann Neville Miller.
4: CO-CULTURES: LIVING IN TWO CULTURES. Unum and Pluribus, Young Yun Kim. Hoï¿½oponopono: A Hawaiian Cultural Process to Conflict Resolution, Charmaine Ka''imikawa. Americans in Black and Brown: Exploring Sources of Intercultural Tensions Between Blacks and Latinos, Peter Nwosu. Which is My Good Leg?, Dawn Braithwaite and Charles Braithwaite. In Plain Sight: Gay and Lesbian Communication and Culture, William F. Eadie.
5: INTERCULTURAL MESSAGES: VERBAL AND NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION. Language, Culture, and Social Interaction, Justin Charlebois. Dialogue, Argument, and Cultural Communication Codes Between Israeli-Jews and Palestinians, Donald G. Ellis and Ifat Maoz. Public Speaking Patterns in Kenya, Ann Neville Miller. Mexican Dichos: Lessons Through Language, Carolyn Roy. Beyond Language: Nonverbal Communication Across Cultures, Peter A. Andersen and Hua Wang. Mexicans and Americans: A Different Sense of Space, Ned Crouch.
6: CULTURAL CONTEXTS: THE INFLUENCE OF SETTING. Japanese Style of Decision Making in Business Organizations, Kazuo Nishiyama. A Brief Comparison and Analysis of German and American Business Cultures, Paul Hinner. U.S. Americans and Mexicans Working Together: Five Core Concepts, Sheryl Lindsley and Charles Braithwaite. Beyond the Knapsack: Disrupting the Production of "White Racial Privilege in Organizational Practices, Patricia Parker and Jennifer Mease. When Cultures Collide: Alternative Medicine, Biomedicine, and the Patients in the Middle, Polly A. Begley and Debbie A. Ocker. Three Narratives of Spiritual Healing, Karen Rasmussen and Jennifer Asenas. Culture and Communication in the Classroom, Geneva Gay. Enculturation of Values in the Educational Setting: Japanese Group Orientation, Edwin R. McDaniel and Eriko Katsumata.
7: COMMUNICATING INTERCULTURALLY: BECOMING COMPETENT. A Model of Intercultural Communication Competence, Brian H. Spitzberg. Intercultural Effectiveness, Guo-Ming Chen. Cultural Adaptation in Costa Rica: Dialectics of Doubt and Accomplishments--Recounting What Counts in Cultural Immersions, Summer Carnett, Katherine Slauta, and Patricia Geist-Martin. Proactive Performance to Prevent Sexual Assault: Understanding the Role of Masculinity in Violence Against
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