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Readings in Cultural Contexts - 98 edition

Readings in Cultural Contexts (ISBN10: 0767400615; ISBN13: 9780767400619)
ISBN13: 978-0767400619
ISBN10: 0767400615

Summary: Drawing from a wide selection of cutting-edge scholarship, this anthology provides readings that introduce important topics in intercultural communication and reflect different research perspectives in the field.


Features
  • Conceptual framework: The text takes a dialectical approach as it presents a variety of perspectives, illustrating the dynamic nature of intercultural com
    munication studies.
  • Thoroughness and clarity: The reader offers a variety of clearly written essays that offer insight into particular examples and foci of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts.
  • Diverse perspectives: Contributors include scholars who represent diverse ethnic groups as well as diverse philosophical perspectives in the field of intercultural communication.
  • Innovative topics: An entire section is devoted to each of the following topics not typically covered in existing intercultural communication readers: history, cultural spaces, popular culture, and ethics.
  • Original articles: Of the 50 articles included, 33 were written specifically for this reader.
  • Practical guidelines: In addition to introducing theoretical concepts, many of the essays offer practical guidelines for meeting intercultural challenges in daily life.
  • Part introductions: 10 part introductions briefly describe the readings, identify the central themes emerging throughout the book, and discuss important connection among various essays and various parts.
  • Pedagogy: Key terms and discussion questions appear at the end of each reading.
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Summary: Drawing from a wide selection of cutting-edge scholarship, this anthology provides readings that introduce important topics in intercultural communication and reflect different research perspectives in the field.


Features
  • Conceptual framework: The text takes a dialectical approach as it presents a variety of perspectives, illustrating the dynamic nature of intercultural communication studies.
  • Thoroughness and clarity: The reader offers a variety of clearly written essays that offer insight into particular examples and foci of intercultural communication in both domestic and international contexts.
  • Diverse perspectives: Contributors include scholars who represent diverse ethnic groups as well as diverse philosophical perspectives in the field of intercultural communication.
  • Innovative topics: An entire section is devoted to each of the following topics not typically covered in existing intercultural communication readers: history, cultural spaces, popular culture, and ethics.
  • Original articles: Of the 50 articles included, 33 were written specifically for this reader.
  • Practical guidelines: In addition to introducing theoretical concepts, many of the essays offer practical guidelines for meeting intercultural challenges in daily life.
  • Part introductions: 10 part introductions briefly describe the readings, identify the central themes emerging throughout the book, and discuss important connection among various essays and various parts.
  • Pedagogy: Key terms and discussion questions appear at the end of each reading.
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Edition/Copyright: 98
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Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Co.
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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