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Intercultural Competence : Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures (5TH 06 - Old Edition)

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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.

Synopsis:

Striking a unique balance between skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides readers with the background and confidence to succeed in today's multicultural environment. Blending both the practical and theoretical, the concrete and abstract, this book is both enjoyable to read and thoroughly researched. By clearly explaining different theories and the significance of cultural patterns and having readers practice what they learn via examples in the book, Intercultural Competence better prepares readers to interact in intercultural relationships. The book also provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication. The authors cover U.S. cultures as well as global cultural issues.

Synopsis:

Striking a unique balance between skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides readers with the background and confidence to succeed in today's multicultural environment. Communication and intercultural competence; cultural differences in communication; coding intercultural communication and communication in intercultural relationships. Intercultural communication.

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. COMMUNICATION AND INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE.

1. Introduction to Intercultural Competence.

 

Communication.

The Imperative of Intercultural Competence.

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.

 

Taxonomies of Cultural Patterns.

Confucian Cultural Patterns.

Cultural Taxonomies and Intercultural Competence.

 

6. Cultural Identity, Cultural Biases, and Intercultural Communication.

 

Cultural Identity.

Cultural Biases.

Intercultural Contact.

Becoming an Interculturally Competent Communicator.

Identity, Biases, Contact, 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.

 

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:
9780205453528
Subtitle:
Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures
Author:
Lustig, Myron
Author:
Lustig, Myron W.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Koester, Jolene
Publisher:
Pearson
Subject:
General
Subject:
Communication
Subject:
Intercultural communication
Subject:
Interpersonal communication
Subject:
Theater - General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
MyCommunicationKit Series
Publication Date:
20090213
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.12x7.46x.60 in. 1.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Striking a unique balance between skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides readers with the background and confidence to succeed in today's multicultural environment. Blending both the practical and theoretical, the concrete and abstract, this book is both enjoyable to read and thoroughly researched. By clearly explaining different theories and the significance of cultural patterns and having readers practice what they learn via examples in the book, Intercultural Competence better prepares readers to interact in intercultural relationships. The book also provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication. The authors cover U.S. cultures as well as global cultural issues.
"Synopsis" by , Striking a unique balance between skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides readers with the background and confidence to succeed in today's multicultural environment. Communication and intercultural competence; cultural differences in communication; coding intercultural communication and communication in intercultural relationships. Intercultural communication.
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