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Experiencing Intercultural Communication

Experiencing Intercultural Communication - 01 edition

Experiencing Intercultural Communication - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780767416498

ISBN10: 076741649X

Experiencing Intercultural Communication by Judith M. Martin and Thomas Nakayama - ISBN 9780767416498
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Mayfield Publishing Co.
International: No
Experiencing Intercultural Communication by Judith M. Martin and Thomas Nakayama - ISBN 9780767416498

ISBN13: 9780767416498

ISBN10: 076741649X

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This text addresses the core issues and concerns of intercultural communication by introducing a group of general skills in Chapter 1 and emphasizing both the concepts and the skills of communicating interculturally throughout the text.

Author Bio

Martin, Judith : Arizona State University Main

Nakayama, Thomas : Arizona State University Main

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Why study Intercultural Communication?

The Economic Imperative
The Technological Imperative
The Demographic Imperative
The Peace Imperative
The Self-Awareness Imperative
The Ethical Imperative
Building Intercultural Skills

2. Intercultural Communication: Building Blocks and Barriers

Intercultural Communication: Four Building Blocks
Building Block #1: Culture
Building Block #2: Communication
Culture and Communication: World View, Rituals, and Resistance
Building Block #3: Context
Building Block #4: Power
Barriers to Intercultural Communication
Attitude Barriers (ethnocentrism, stereotyping, prejudice) Behavior Barriers (discrimination, racism and other "isms"}
Building Intercultural Skills

3. History and Intercultural Communication

From History to Histories
Political, Intellectual and Social Histories Family Histories National Histories Cultural Group Histories
History and Identity
Histories as Stories Non-Mainstream Histories
Intercultural Communication and History
Building Intercultural Skills

4. Identity and Intercultural Communication

Understanding Identity
Social and Cultural Identities
Gender, Age, Race and Ethnicity, Physical Ability, Religion, class, and National, Regional and Personal Identities
Identity Development
Minority and Majority
What Does It Mean to be White?
Multicultural Identity
Multiracial People
Identity and Cultural Adaptation
Living on the Borders
Identity, Language and Intercultural Communication
Building Intercultural Skills

5. Verbal Issues in Intercultural Communication

The Study of Language
The Components of Language
Language and Perception
Cultural Variations in Language
Attitudes Toward Speech and Silence
Variations in Communication Style
Variations in Contextual Rules
Language and Power
Language and Social Position
The "Power" Effects of Labels
Moving Between Languages
Translation and Interpretation
Building Intercultural Skills

6. Nonverbal Issues in Intercultural Communication

Defining Nonverbal Communication
What Nonverbal Behavior Communicates
Cultural Variations in Nonverbal Codes
Nonverbal Codes
Cultural variation or Stereotype?
Defining Cultural Space
Cultural Identity and Cultural Space
Changing Cultural Space
Dynamic Nature of Cultural Spaces
Building Intercultural Skills

7. Popular Culture and Intercultural Communication

Popular Culture and Intercultural Communication
What Is Popular Culture?
Consuming and Resisting Popular Culture
Consuming Popular Culture
Representing Cultural Groups
Migrants perceptions of Mainstream culture
Popular Culture and Stereotyping
U. S. Popular Culture and Power
Global Circulation of Images/Commodities
Not All Popular Culture from the United States Culture Imperialism
Building Intercultural Skills

8. Culture, Communication and Conflict

Characteristics of Intercultural Conflict
Ambiguity, Language Issues and Contradictory Conflict Styles
Conflict Types, Strategies, and Contexts
Cultural Influences on Conflict management
Two Approaches to Conflict
Ethnicity, Gender, and Conflict
Value Differences and Conflict Styles
Managing Intercultural Conflict
Productive vs. Destructive Conflict
Competition vs. Cooperation
Understanding Conflict and Society
Social and Economic Force
Historical and Political Forces
Building Intercultural Skills

9. Intercultural Communication in Everyday Life

Benefits of Intercultural Relationships
Challenges of Intercultural Relationships
Foundations of Intercultural Relationships
Similarities and Differences
Cultural Differences in Relationships
Relationships Across Difference
Communicating in Intercultural Relationships
Intercultural Dating
Intercultural Marriage
Building Intercultural Skills
Becoming Interpersonal Allies
Building Coalitions

10. Intercultural Communication and Tourism

The Tourism Context
Intercultural Communication and Tourism
Communication Challenges of Tourism Encounters
Social Norms Culture Shock Language Issues Communication Style
Building Intercultural Skills

11. Intercultural Communication and Business

Intercultural Communication and Business
Communication Challenges in Business Encounters
Work-Related Values
Cultural Differences in Management Styles
Language Issues
Communication Style
Affirmative Action
Building Intercultural Skills

12. Intercultural Communication and Education

Different Kinds of Educational Experiences
Intercultural Communication in Educational Settings
Communication, Education and Cultural Identity
Social Issues and Education
Building Intercultural Skills

13. Intercultural Communication and Health Care

Health Communication is Increasingly Important
Intercultural Barriers to Effective Health Care
Historical Treatments of Cultural Groups
Prejudicial Ideologies
Power in Health Communication
Building Intercultural Skills


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