Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach / Edition 3

Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach / Edition 3

by James W. Neuliep
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412917417

ISBN-13: 9781412917414

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

"This text seems perfectly geared to the current generation of highly pragmatic students, who are eager for structure, for information that is organized and repeated for easy assimilation, and for steady readouts on how they are doing." -TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

The Third Edition of Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach

Overview

"This text seems perfectly geared to the current generation of highly pragmatic students, who are eager for structure, for information that is organized and repeated for easy assimilation, and for steady readouts on how they are doing." -TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

The Third Edition of Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach is a state-of-the-art introduction to the processes that are critical for successful and competent communication with people from different cultures. Author James W. Neuliep advances his contextual model of intercultural communication to examine communication within cultural, micro-cultural, environmental, socio-relational, and perceptual contexts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412917414
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.37(w) x 9.12(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Necessity of Intercultural Communication The Need for Intercultural Communication Fundamental Assumptions About Intercultural Communication Chapter Summary
2. The Cultural Context Individualism-Collectivism An Intercultural Conversation: Individualistic and Collectivistic Cultures Patterns of Individualism and Collectivism Across the United States The Pancultural Self High- and Low-Context Communication An Intercultural Conversation: High- and Low-Context Cultures Value Orientations Power Distance Communication and Power Distance An Intercultural Conversation: Large and Small Power Distance Cultures Uncertainty Avoidance A Theory of Uncertainty Orientation An Intercultural Conversation: Weak and Strong Uncertainty Avoidance Chapter Summary
3. The Microcultural Context Microcultural Group Status Muted Microcultural Groups Microcultures in the United States Hispanics/Latinos African-Americans The Amish The Hmong Arab-Americans Chapter Summary
4. The Environmental Context Environments and Information Load Culture and the Natural Environment The Built Environmen&tgrave;
Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Housing Privacy Perceptions of Privacy in the United States Monochronic Versus Polychronic Time Orientations An Intercultural Conversation: Monochronic and Polychronic Cultures Chapter Summary
5. The Perceptual Context Culture and Cognition Sterotyping An Intercultural Conversation: Sterotyping Ethnocentrism A Contemporary Conceptualization of Ethnocentrism Ethnocentrism, Intercultural Communication, and Interpersonal Perception Ethnocentrism and Communication in the Workplace Chapter Summary
6. The Socio-Relational Context Dimensions of Group Variability Role Relationships, Social Stratification, and Hierachy An Intercultural Conversation: Student/Teacher Role Positions An Intercultural Conversation: Cross-Cultural Role Positions Sex and Gender Roles Across Cultures Chapter Summary
7. The Verbal Code The Relationship Between Language and Culture The Structure of Human Language Elaborated and Restriced Codes Cross-Cultural Communication Styles An Intercultural Conversation: Direct and Indirect Speaking An Intercultural Conversation: Personal and Contextual Styles An Intercultural Conversation: Instrumental and Affective Speaking Language and Ethnic Identity Chapter Summary
8. The Nonverbal Code Definetion of Nonverbal Communication The Relationship Between Verbal and Nonverbal Codes Channels of Nonverbal Communication Nonverbal Communication and Dimensions of Cultural Variability An Intercultural Conversation: Violation of Nonverbal Expectancies Chapter Summary
9. Developing Intercultural Relationships Comunication and Uncertainty Anxiety Uncertainty Management (AUM) Theory of Effective Communication Uncertainty Reduction and Intercultural Communication Apprehension An Intercultural Conversation: Uncertainty Reduction and Sociocommunicative Style Empathy and Similarity in Relationship Development Perceptions of Relational Intimacy Across Cultures Marital Relationships Chapter Summary
10. Intercultural Communication in Organizations Intercultural Management An Intercultural Conversation: Clashing Cultural Concepts on the Job An Intercultural Conversation: Misinterpretation of Common U.S. Phrases Intercultural Relations Conflict in Organizations Chapter Summary
11. Acculturation and Culture Shock A Model of Acculturation Acculturation in the United States Culture Shock Chapter Summary
12. Intercultural Competence A Model of Intercultural Competence Intercultural Training Programs Intercultural Conversation: Practice in the Real World Sample Intercultural Training Prospectus Chapter Summary About the Author Index

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