Transforming Communication About Culture

Author: Mary Jane Collier
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452264376
Format: PDF, ePub
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Transforming Communication About Culture includes thought-provoking contributions about the ways in which people's lives and experiences across the globe are being transformed by technological changes, media institutions, political ideologies, and social forces.

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication

Author: Thomas K. Nakayama
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444390674
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The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication aims to furnish scholars with a consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of the field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities. A consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of this developing field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities Traces the significant historical developments in intercultural communication Helps students and scholars to revisit, assess, and reflect on the formation of critical intercultural communication studies Posits new directions for the field in terms of theorizing, knowledge production, and social justice engagement

Theorizing About Intercultural Communication

Author: William B. Gudykunst
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761927492
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In Theorizing About Intercultural Communication, editor William B. Gudykunst brings together key theories that have shaped and influenced human intercultural communication. This text provides an excellent overview of the major theories currently in use and examines how these theories will also support the foundation for future research in this area. Contributors to this text include individuals who actually developed the theories covered in the book. Each contributor highlights the evolution, development, and application of the theory to provide a thorough and contemporary view of the field.

Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy

Author: Ahmet Atay
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 1498531210
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This book addresses different approaches to critical intercultural communication pedagogy. The contributors explore a range of theoretical frameworks and intercultural concepts, and offer practical applications and case studies to illuminate the many facets of critical intercultural communication pedagogy.

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

Author: Molefi Kete Asante
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135048711
Format: PDF
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The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for students of cross-cultural, intercultural, and international communication. This stand-out collection aims to broaden and deepen the scope of the field by placing an emphasis on diversity, including work from authors across the globe examining the processes and politics of intercultural communication from critical, historical, and indigenous perspectives. The collection covers a wide range of topics: the emergence and evolution of the field; issues and challenges in cross-cultural and intercultural inquiry; cultural wisdom and communication practices in context; identity and intercultural competence in a multicultural society; the effects of globalization; and ethical considerations. Many readings first appeared outside the mainstream Western academy and offer diverse theoretical lenses on culture and communication practices in the world community. Organized into five themed sections for easy classroom use, The Global Intercultural Communication Reader includes a detailed bibliography that will be a crucial resource for today's students of intercultural communication.

Intercultural Alliances

Author: Mary Jane Collier
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761925902
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The 25th volume of the International and Intercultural Communication Annual offers a variety of perspectives on culture, identity, and the formation of personal and political alliances.

From Generation to Generation

Author: Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz
Publisher: Hampton Press (NJ)
ISBN: 9781572736207
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This book applies various social approaches investigations of real people as they function in specific context, the family. Of all our identities cultural identity is one of the most central to illegible] we think we are. We learn our cultural identities first within families, and the authors all illegible] the families they know best - their own. illegible] critical issues are examined: how family members work to construct identity; how parents convey that identity; the conflict between mainstream expectations and the traditions of cultural groups; and the range of possible ways to display identity within and across groups.

Theories in Intercultural Communication

Author: Young Yun Kim
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9780803931503
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume provides an up to date overview and assessment of intercultural communication theories. Advancements stimulated by empirical research resulting from the 1983 title in the same series, Intercultural Communication Theory, are reflected in this volume. In addition to revised chapters on such topics as constructivist theory, coordinated management theory, convergence theory, and adaptation in intercultural relationships, a number of new perspectives have been developed, including discussions on intercultural tranformation and network theory. Contributors from UK and Australia serve to broaden the scope. Just as the earlier volume helped to define the field, Theorizing Intercultural Communication is an important contrib