Handbook of international and intercultural communication

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Sage Publications, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 520 pages
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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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Contents

Preface
7
Theoretical Perspectives
17
Inquiry in International Communication
47
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About the author (1989)

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 (McGraw-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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