Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication

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Thomson Wadsworth, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 378 pages
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Organized around basic questions related to intercultural interaction, this text explores how culture and communication are intimately related. The author explores topics not typically found in other texts, such as the roles of rituals and social dramas, and he provides an extensive and relevant discussion of differing worldviews. Making extensive use of narrative to help promote interest and learning, the text is geared to practical applications which students can incorporate into their own lives and interactions with others.

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Contents

What Is the Relationship between Communication
27
The Learning Process
66
Narratives
73
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Bradford 'J' Hall is Chair of the Communication and Journalism Department at the University of New Mexico. He loves teaching courses in intercultural communication, research methods, communication theory and the connections between language and action. His research has been published in such journals as Communication Monographs, Communication Theory, Human Relations, The International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Human Communication Research, and International Journal of Conflict Management.

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