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Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures (Mycommunicationkit)

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Presenting balanced coverage of skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides readers with the knowledgeable background and necessary skills to succeed in today's multicultural environment.

Blending both the practical and theoretical, this thoroughly researched book offers readers an enjoyable read and contemporary coverage of the impact of technology on intercultural communication and cutting-edge interpersonal scholarship. Intercultural Competence provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication and encourages readers to apply theory through vivid examples to better prepare them to interact in intercultural relationships.

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This package contains the following components:

-0205595758: Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures

-0205688004: MyCommunicationKit

Table of Contents

Preface.

 

I. COMMUNICATION AND INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE.

 

1. Introduction to Intercultural Competence.

Imperatives for Intercultural Competence

Communication    

The Challenge of Communicating in an Intercultural World    

 

2. Culture and Intercultural Communication.

Culture.

Why Cultures Differ.

Intercultural Communication.

 

3. Intercultural Communication Competence.

The United States as an Intercultural Community.

Competence and Intercultural Communication.

Basic Tools for Improving Intercultural Competence.

 

II. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNICATION.

 

4. Cultural Patterns and Communication: Foundations.

Defining Cultural Patterns.

Components of Cultural Patterns.

Characteristics of Cultural Patterns.

Cultural Patterns and Intercultural Competence.

 

5. Cultural Patterns and Communication: Taxonomies.

Hall’s High- and Low-Context Cultural Taxonomies 

Hofstede’s Cultural Taxonomies

The GLOBE Cultural Taxonomy

Cultural Taxonomies and Intercultural Competence.

 

6. Cultural Identity and Cultural Biases

Cultural Identity.

Cultural Biases.

Identity, Biases, and Intercultural Competence

 

III. CODING INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION.

 

7. 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.

 

8. 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.

 

9. 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

 

IV. COMMUNICATION IN INTERCULTURAL RELATIONSHIPS.

 

10. 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

 

11. Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Interactions.

Social Episodes in Intercultural Relationships.

Contexts for Intercultural Communication.

Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Competence.

 

12. The Potential for Intercultural Competence.

Intercultural Contact

The Ethics of Intercultural Competence.

The Perils and Prospects for Intercultural Competence.

 

Resources.

Intercultural Films.

Online Resources.

 

Notes.

Credits.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205595754
Subtitle:
Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures with MyCommunicationKit
Author:
Lustig, Myron W
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Koester, Jolene
Author:
Lustig, Myron W.
Publisher:
Pearson
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Intercultural communication
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communicative competence -- United States.
Subject:
DRAMA / General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyCommunicationKit Series
Publication Date:
February 2009
Binding:
Miscellaneous printed material
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9 x 7.4 x 1 in 671 gr

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