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Intercultural Competence Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures

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ISBN-10: 0321081773

ISBN-13: 9780321081773

Edition: 4th 2003

Authors: Myron W. Lustig, Jolene Koester

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Book details

List price: $73.40
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/8/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Chapters conclude with "Summary," "For Discussion," and "Further Information."
Communication and Intercultural Competence
Introduction to Intercultural Competence
The Imperative for Intercultural Competence Communication
The Challenge of Communicating in an Intercultural World
Culture and Intercultural Communication Culture
Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Communication Competence
The United States as an Intercultural Community
Competence and Intercultural Communication
Basic Tools for Improving Intercultural Competence
Cultural Differences in Communication
Cultural Patterns and Communication: Foundations
Defining Cultural Patterns
Components of Cultural Patterns
Characteristics of Cultural Patterns
Cultural Patterns and Intercultural Competence
Cultural Patterns and Communication: Taxonomies
Taxonomies of Cultural Patterns
Cultural Taxonomies and Intercultural Competence
Cultural Identity, Cultural Biases, and Intercultural Communication
Cultural Identity
Cultural Biases
Intercultural Contact
Becoming an Interculturally Competent Communicator
Identity, Biases, Contact, and Intercultural Competence
Coding Intercultural Communication
Nonverbal Intercultural Communication
Definition of Nonverbal Codes
Cultural Universals in Nonverbal Communication
Cultural Variations in Nonverbal Communication
Nonverbal Messages in Intercultural Communication
Synchrony of Nonverbal Communication Codes
Nonverbal Communication and Intercultural Competence
Verbal Intercultural Communication
The Power of Language in Intercultural Communication
Definition of Verbal Codes
Language, Thought, Culture, and Intercultural Communication
Verbal Codes and Intercultural Competence
The Effects of Code Usage in Intercultural Communication
Preferences in the Organization of Verbal Codes
Cultural Variations in Persuasion
Cultural Variations in the Structure of Conversations
Effects of Code Usage on Intercultural Competence
Communication in Intercultural Relationships
Intercultural Competence in Interpersonal Relationships
Cultural Variations in Interpersonal Relationships
The Maintenance of Face in Interpersonal Relationships
Improving Intercultural Relationships
Interpersonal Relationships and Intercultural Competence
Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Interactions
Social Episodes in Intercultural Relationships
Contexts for Intercultural Communication
Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Competence
The Potential for Intercultural Competence
The Ethics of Intercultural Competence
The Perils and Prospects for Intercultural Competence
Intercultural Films
Online Resources
Author Index
Subject Index