Handbook of international and intercultural communication

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Sage Publications, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 520 pages
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"This reference book will be a welcome addition to the libraries of business communication professionals interested in international or intercultural business communication. The editors should be congratulated on their achievement in coordinating the work of an outstanding group of leaders in the field. . . . An outstanding resource for university and personal libraries." --Journal of Business Communication "A major milestone. . . . Stimulating and absorbing. . . . The most up-to-date book I have read on these issues and it is handy. . . . I recommend this book not only to the world of communications, science and research, but also to media practitioners, social scientists, and persons in academia. It is a commendable work." --P. A. Joseph Maison, Producer, News and Features, Televisa, S. A. "Serious students of international and intercultural communication will find this a handbook indeed, with comprehensive, thoughtful literature reviews and summaries of the developing edges of theory and practice. It deserves to become a classic text in the field of intercultural communication." --Review and Expositor

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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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