Public Speaking in a Diverse Society
Mayfield Publishing Company, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 481 pages
This introductory public speaking text integrates discussion of cultural influences on communication with instruction in public speaking theory and practice. Cultural influences are considered in all areas of public speaking, from selecting topics and evidence to using particular styles of verbal and nonverbal communication.
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Communicating in a Culturally Diverse Society
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