Intercultural Communication Encounters

ISBN-10: 0205458815

ISBN-13: 9780205458813

Edition: 2007

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List price: $140.80
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/30/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.650

Preface
Communicating Across Cultures
Intercultural Encounters
Diversity in America
Diversity Abroad
Globalization and Technology
Origins of Intercultural Contact
Cultural Discord
Communicating Competently Interculturally
The Field of Study
An Educational Exigency
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 1 and 2
Culture: The Heart of Diversity
Culture Defined
Broad Version of Culture
Narrow Version of Culture
Culture Is a Blueprint
Culture's Characteristics
Cultural Universals
Comparing Cultural Patterns
Cultural Impact on Life
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercise 3
Interpersonally Communicating
Introduction
Forms of Communication
Oral Communication Defined
Classes of Messages
The Communication Process
Communication's Elements
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercise 4
Communicating Across Cultures
Introduction
Cultures Within Cultures
U.S.A. Macroculture
Americans Are Us
American Microcultures
Membership in Multiple Microcultures
Multiculturalism
Communicating Interculturally
Culture's Impact on Communication
Axioms About Intercultural Communication
Related Concepts
The Three Worlds of Communication
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 5 and 6
Components of Intercultural Communication
Perceiving and Motivating
Perception
Perception Defined
The Perception Process
Motivation
The Western View of Motivation
The Eastern View of Motivation
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 7 and 8
Behavioral Guides
Introduction
Values: Cultural Standards
Dominant American Values
The Hofstede Value Dimensions
Beliefs
Attitudes
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 9, 10, and 11
Cultural Antipathy
Introduction
Ethnocentrism
Stereotyping
Prejudice
Causes of Prejudice
Interventions
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 12 and 13
Cultural Foundations: Social Institutions
Introduction
The Family
Education
Distance Education
Religion
Political Institutions
Types of Political Systems
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 14 and 15
Culturally Diverse Interpersonal Relationships
Introduction
Relationships Across Cultures
Self-Disclosure
Uncertainty Avoidance
Face
Social Stratification
Interpersonal Intercultural Conflict
The Conflict Process
Conflict Management and Resolution
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 16, 17, and 18
Transmitting Intercultural Messages
Communicating Verbally Interculturally
Introduction
Verbal Communication
Types of Languages
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 19 and 20
Verbal Diversity Among Americans
Introduction
Age
Gender
Black English
Asian Americans
Hispanic Languages
Mexican American
Regional Variations
Non-English Speakers
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercise 21
Communicating Nonverbally Interculturally
Introduction
Verbal and Nonverbal Communication
Types of Nonverbal Behavior
Characteristics of Nonverbal Communication
Functions of Nonverbal Behavior
Body Movement
Eye Contact
Physical Appearance and Clothing
Physical Touch
Paralanguage
Space
Time
Environment
Monitoring Nonverbal Behavior
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 22, 23, 24, and 25
Achieving Competence in Intercultural Communication
Adapting to Diversity: Cultural Shock
Introduction
Culture Shock
Causes of Cultural Shock
Stages in Cultural Shock
W-Curve Theory
Acculturation
Coping on a Short-Term Basis
Assimilation and Pluralism
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercise 26
Coping Competently with Strangers
Introduction
Intercultural Communication Competence
Achieving Intercultural Competence
Listening
Language
Indirectness
Restricted Codes
Nonverbal Behavior
Intercultural Relationships
Personal Orientation
Training to Work Abroad
Ethics in Intercultural Communication
Chapter Review
Think About This
Exercises 27, 28, and 29
References
Index
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