Intercultural Communication A Reader

ISBN-10: 0534562418
ISBN-13: 9780534562410
Edition: 9th 2000
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Description: This work introduces the students to the theoretical and practical aspects of intercultural communication. It includes introductory information on using exercises and discussion topics in class.

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List price: $75.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/3/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

This work introduces the students to the theoretical and practical aspects of intercultural communication. It includes introductory information on using exercises and discussion topics in class.

RICHARD E. PORTER (Ph.D., University of Southern California) is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Long Beach. He developed his interest in intercultural communication in 1967 before there was an established field of study. His early work along with that of other pioneers in the field laid a basic structural foundation which has been used by many later scholars as the field developed and expanded. He created and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in intercultural communication for 30 years. Dr. Porter is the co-author and editor of 4 books with 24 editions that deal with the subject of intercultural communication.

Preface
Intercultural Interaction: An Introduction
Approaches to Understanding Intercultural Communication
Understanding Intercultural Communication: An Introduction and Overview
Understanding Cultural Identities in Intercultural Communication: A Ten-Step Inventory
Context and Meaning
Understanding Whiteness in the United States
Five Paradigms of Ethnic Relations
Sociocultural Backgrounds: What We Bring to Intercultural Communication
International Cultures: Understanding Diversity
The Impact of Confucianism on Interpersonal Relationships and Communication Patterns in East Asia
Communication in Korea: Playing Things by Eye
Dominant Cultural Patterns of Hindus in India
Cultural Patterns of the Maasai
Communication with Egyptians
Palevome: Foundations of Struggle and conflict in Greek Interpersonal Communication
Co-Cultures: Living in Two Cultures
Who's Got the Room at the Top? Issues of Dominance and Nondominance in Intracultural Communication
An African American Communication Perspective
Understanding Communication of Persons with Disabilities as Cultural Communication
Cultural Patterns of Deaf People
Communication and Identification in the Gay Subculture
Gender, Communication, and Culture
Understanding the Co-Culture of the Elderly
Voicing Identities Somewhere in the Midst of Two Worlds
Intercultural Interaction: Taking Part in Intercultural Communication
Verbal Processes: Speaking Across Cultures
The Crossroads of Language and Culture
That's Greek to Me: Between a Rock and a Hard Place in Intercultural Encounters
Language as a Mirror of Reality: Mexican American Proverbs
Language Diversity Within the United States: Understanding the Houseless Youths' Code for Speaking
Language Matters
Irish Conversations
Nonverbal Interaction: Action, Sound, and Silence
Cues of Culture: The Basis of Intercultural Differences in Noverbal Communication
Japanese Nonverbal Communication: A Reflection of Cultural Themes
Monochronic and Polychronic Time
Gender and Nonverbal Communication
Cultural Contexts: The Influence of the Setting
The "Five Asian Dragons": Management Behaviors and Organizational Communication
The Communicative Aspects of Doing Business in Japan
Contrasts in Discussion Behaviors of German and American Managers
U.S. Americans and Mexicans Working Together: Five Core Mexican Concepts for Enhancing Effectiveness
Communicating Health and Understanding in the Borderlands of Co-Cultures
Intercultural Communication in the University Classroom
Intercultural Communication: Seeking Improvement
Communicating Interculturally: Becoming Competent
A Model of Intercultural Communication Competence
Managing Intercultural Conflicts Effectively
Sojourner Adaptation
Intercultural Sensitivity
Managing Cultural Diversity in the American Workplace
Ethical Considerations: Prospects for the Future
The Limits to Cultural Diversity
Intercultural Personhood: An Integration of Eastern and Western Perspectives
Ethics, Culture, and Communication: An Intercultural Perspective
Peace as an Ethic for Intercultural Communication
Peace Communication: The Ethics of Caring Across Cultures
Index

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