Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication / Edition 1

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Overview

Now in paperback, this indispensable volume summarizes the state of the art in international, intercultural and developmental communication and sets the agenda for future research. It includes: an overview of major theoretical and applied issues; processes and effects in international and intercultural communication; contexts; and issues of conducting research on culture, language and communication. The volume frames the critical issues facing scholars studying language and communication, stimulates new theoretical formulations, demonstrates the application of diverse methods of research, and provides the basis for finding solutions to critical issues facing the modern world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803958685
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/28/1989
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 524
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Molefi Asante is a distinguished scholar and is best known for creating the discipline of Black Studies over 25 years ago. He is the Editor for the Journal of Black Studies (Sage) and the Encyclopedia of Black Studies (Sage Reference, 12/04 933 units, $82k LTD). His recent research has centered on the history and present developments of African religions.

William B. Gudykunst (Ph.D., Minnesota, 1977) is Professor of Speech Communication at the College of Communications, California State University, Fullerton. Bill has written and edited numerous works for SAGE, including the Handbook of Intercultural and International Communication, 2/e, and Bridging Differences: Effective Intergroup Communication, 3/e as well as the best-selling introductory undergraduate texts Building Bridges: Interpersonal Skills for a Changing World (Houghton Mifflin) and Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication, 3/e (Mc Graw-Hill). He is extremely well known in the discipline and is one of its most prolific writers/scholars in the areas of intercultural communication and human communication theory.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: OVERVIEWS
Theoretical Perspectives for Studying Intercultural Communication - William B Gudykunst and Tsukasa Nishida
Inquiry in International Communication - Thomas Mc Phail
Inquiry in Development Communication - Everett M Rogers
The New International Information and Communication Order - Kaarle Nordenstreng and Wolfgang Kleinw├Ąchter
PART TWO: PROCESSES AND EFFECTS
Communicator Characteristics - Howard Giles and Arlene Franklyn-Stokes
Language and Intergroup Communication - William B Gudykunst et al
The Cultural Dimensions of Nonverbal Communication - Michael L Hecht, Peter A Andersen, and Sidney A Ribeau
Social Networks and Communication - Gabriel Weimann
Social Cognition and Intergroup Communication - William B Gudykunst and Lauren Gumbs
Emotions in Intercultural Communication - David Matsumoto, Harold G Wallbott and Klaus R Scherer
Intercultural Communication Competence - Mitchell R Hammer
Interpersonal Power and Influence in Intercultural Communication - Dorthy L Pennington
Intercultural Adaptation - Young Yun Kim
Electronic Mass Media Effects Across Cultures - Peter Yaple and Felipe Korzenny
Television and Social Perceptions Among African Americans and Hispanics - Oscar H Gandy Jr and Paula W Matabane
PART THREE: CONTEXTS
Identity and Interpersonal Bonding - Stella Ting-Toomey
Encounters in the Interracial Workplace - Molefi Kete Asante and Alice Davis
The International Marketplace - Robert Shuter
Diplomacy - Glen Fisher
National Development - Njoku E Awa
Intercultural Communication Training - Richard W Brislin
PART FOUR: RESEARCH ISSUES
Problems in Intercultural Research - J David Johnson and Frank Tuttle
Translation - Christiane F Gonzalez

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