Bridging Differences: Effective Intergroup Communication / Edition 2

Bridging Differences: Effective Intergroup Communication / Edition 2

by William B. Gudykunst
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803956479

ISBN-13: 9780803956476

Pub. Date: 03/15/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This new edition of the highly successful text on intergroup communication, Bridging Differences has been substantially updated. New material includes: exchanging messages with other groups; examinations of differences related to age, social class and physical ability; discussions of ethical issues; and suggestions for improving the accuracy of intergroup

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Overview

This new edition of the highly successful text on intergroup communication, Bridging Differences has been substantially updated. New material includes: exchanging messages with other groups; examinations of differences related to age, social class and physical ability; discussions of ethical issues; and suggestions for improving the accuracy of intergroup attributions.

The volume's topicality is further enhanced by its increased emphasis on such issues as: culture and ethnicity; attitudes and stereotyping; and community building. The author also explores the acquisition of the knowledge, motivation and skills necessary for effective intergroup communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803956476
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/15/1994
Series:
Interpersonal Communication Texts Series, #3
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
262

Table of Contents

Communicating with Strangers
Understanding Group Differences
Our Expectations of Strangers
Attributing Meaning to Strangers' Behavior
Exchanging Messages With Strangers
Being Perceived as a Competent Communicator
Applying Our Knowledge and Skills

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