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Understanding Global Cultures: Metaphorical Journeys Through 28 Nations, Clusters of Nations, and Continents / Edition 3
     

Understanding Global Cultures: Metaphorical Journeys Through 28 Nations, Clusters of Nations, and Continents / Edition 3

by Martin J. Gannon
 

ISBN-10: 0761929800

ISBN-13: 9780761929802

Pub. Date: 12/01/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Understanding Global Cultures, Third Edition presents the cultural metaphor as a method for understanding the cultural mindsets of a nation, a cluster of nations, and even of a continent. New cultural metaphors include: The Canadian Backpack and Flag; The Danish Christmas Lunch; French Wine; China's Great Wall and Cross-cultural Paradox; The Singapore Hawker

Overview

Understanding Global Cultures, Third Edition presents the cultural metaphor as a method for understanding the cultural mindsets of a nation, a cluster of nations, and even of a continent. New cultural metaphors include: The Canadian Backpack and Flag; The Danish Christmas Lunch; French Wine; China's Great Wall and Cross-cultural Paradox; The Singapore Hawker Centers; Australian Outdoor Recreational Activities; and The Sub Saharan Bush Taxi.

There is now a Web site that the instructor can use to obtain over 100 concepts, applications, and exercises that serve to enrich the learning experience associated with the third edition. It is tailored specifically to the Third Edition. Go to: ww.csusm.edu/mgannon

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761929802
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/01/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: Understanding Cultural Metaphors
PART 2: AUTHORITY RANKING CULTURES
Chapter 2: The Thai Kingdom
Chapter 3: The Japanese Garden
Chapter 4: India: The Dance of Shiva
Chapter 5: Bedouin Jewery and Saudi Arabia
Chapter 6: The Turkish Coffehouse
Chapter 7: The Brazilian Samba
Chapter 8: The Polish Village Church
Chapter 9: Kimchi and Korea
PART 3: EQUALITY MATCHING CULTURES
Chapter 10: The German Symphony
Chapter 11: The Swedish Stuga
Chapter 12: Irish Conversations
Chapter 13: The Canadian Backpack and Flag
Chapter 14: The Danish Christmas Luncheon
Chapter 15: French Wine
PART 4: MARKET PRICING CULTURES
Chapter 16: American Football
Chapter 17: The Traditional British House
PART 5: CLEFT NATIONAL CULTURES
Chapter 18: The Malaysian Balik Kampung
Chapter 19: The Nigerian Marketplace
Chapter 20: The Israeli Kibbutzim and Moshavim
Chapter 21: The Italian Opera
Chapter 22: Belgian Lace
PART 6: TORN NATIONAL CULTURES
Chapter 23: The Mexican Fiesta
Chapter 24: The Russian Ballet
PART 7: SAME METAPHOR, DIFFERENT MEANINGS
Chapter 25: The Spanish Bullfight
Chapter 26: The Portuguese Bullfight
PART 8: THE BASE CULTURE AND ITS DIFFUSION ACROSS BORDERS
(CLUSTERS OF NATIONS)

Chapter 27: China's Great Wall and Cross-cultural Paradox
Chapter 28: The Chinese Family Altar
Chapter 29: The Singapore Hawker Centers
PART 9: PERSPECTIVES ON CONTINENTS
Chapter 30 Australian Outdoor Recreational Activities
Chapter 31: The Sub Saharan Bush Taxi
References
About the Author

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