Intercultural Competence / Edition 7 by Myron W. Lustig, Jolene Koester | | 9780205211241 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Intercultural Competence / Edition 7

Intercultural Competence / Edition 7

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by Myron W. Lustig, Jolene Koester
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205211240

ISBN-13: 9780205211241

Pub. Date: 08/03/2012

Publisher: Pearson

Intercultural Competence provides students with the tools to succeed in today’s intercultural world.

Blending both the practical and theoretical, this text offers students the requisite knowledge, the appropriate motivations, and the relevant skills to function competently with culturally-different others. The text provides a

Overview

Intercultural Competence provides students with the tools to succeed in today’s intercultural world.

Blending both the practical and theoretical, this text offers students the requisite knowledge, the appropriate motivations, and the relevant skills to function competently with culturally-different others. The text provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication and encourages students to apply vivid examples that will prepare them to interact better in intercultural relationships.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Appreciate the impact of cultural patterns on intercultural communication
  • Use both practical and theoretical ideas to understand intercultural communication competence
  • Understand some of the central contexts – in health, education, business, and tourism – in which intercultural communication occurs
  • Discuss cultural identity and the role of cultural biases

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205211241
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/03/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
49,148
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1) Brief Table of Contents

2) Full Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents

Part 1: Communication and Intercultural Competence

Chapter 1: Introduction to Intercultural Competence

Chapter 2: Culture and Intercultural Communication

Chapter 3: Intercultural Communication Competence

Part 2: Cultural Differences in Communication

Chapter 4: Cultural Patterns and Communication: Foundations

Chapter 5: Cultural Patterns and Communication: Taxonomies

Chapter 6: Cultural Identity and Cultural Biases

Part 3: Coding Intercultural Communication

Chapter 7: Verbal Intercultural Communication

Chapter 8: Nonverbal Intercultural Communication

Chapter 9: The Effects of Code Usage in Intercultural Communication

Part 4: Communication In Intercultural Relationships

Chapter 10: Intercultural Competence in Interpersonal Relationships

Chapter 11: Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Interactions

Chapter 12: The Potential for Intercultural Competence


2) Full Table of Contents

Part 1: Communication and Intercultural Competence

Chapter 1: Introduction to Intercultural Competence

Imperatives for Intercultural Competence

Communication

The Challenge of Communicating in an Intercultural World

Chapter 2: Culture and Intercultural Communication

Culture

Why Cultures Differ

Intercultural Communication.

Chapter 3: Intercultural Communication Competence

The United States as an Intercultural Community

Competence and Intercultural Communication

Basic Tools for Improving Intercultural Competence

Part 2: Cultural Differences in Communication

Chapter 4: Cultural Patterns and Communication: Foundations

Defining Cultural Patterns

Components of Cultural Patterns

Characteristics of Cultural Patterns

Cultural Patterns and Intercultural Competence

Chapter 5: Cultural Patterns and Communication: Taxonomies

Hall’s High- and Low-Context Cultural Taxonomies

Hofstede’s Cultural Taxonomies

The GLOBE Cultural Taxonomy

A Synthesis of Cultural Taxonomies

Chapter 6: Cultural Identity and Cultural Biases

Cultural Identity

Cultural Biases

Identity, Biases, and Intercultural Competence

Part 3: Coding Intercultural Communication

Chapter 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

Chapter 8: Nonverbal Intercultural Communication

Characteristics of Nonverbal Codes

Cultural Universals in Nonverbal Communication

Nonverbal Functions in Intercultural Communication

Cultural Variations in Nonverbal Communication

Nonverbal Messages in Intercultural Communication

Synchrony of Nonverbal Communication Codes

Nonverbal Communication and Intercultural Competence

Chapter 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

Part 4: Communication In Intercultural Relationships

Chapter 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

Chapter 11: Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Interactions

Social Episodes in Intercultural Relationships

Contexts for Intercultural Communication

Episodes, Contexts, and Intercultural Competence

Chapter 12: The Potential for Intercultural Competence

Intercultural Contact

The Ethics of Intercultural Competence

The Perils and Prospects for Intercultural Competence

Resources

Intercultural Films

Online Resources

Notes

Credits

Author Index

Subject Index

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