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    Communication Between Cultures (Paperback) By (author) Larry A. Samovar, By (author) Richard E. Porter, By (author) Edwin McDaniel

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    DescriptionThis best selling intercultural communication text gives readers an understanding and appreciation of different cultures and helps them develop practical skills for improving their communication with people from other cultures. COMMUNICATION BETWEEN CULTURES, International Edition is renowned for being the only text on the market to consistently emphasize religion and history as key variables in intercultural communication. Packed with the latest research and filled with numerous, compelling examples that force readers to examine their own assumptions and cultural biases, this book helps students understand the subtle and profound ways culture affects communication. The book is divided into four interrelated parts: Part I introduces the study of communication and culture; Part II focuses on the ability of culture to shape and modify our view of reality; Part III puts the theory of intercultural communication into practice; and Part IV converts knowledge into action.


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    Title
    Communication Between Cultures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Larry A. Samovar, By (author) Richard E. Porter, By (author) Edwin McDaniel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780495567523
    ISBN 10: 0495567523
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, AN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.1T
    BISAC V2.8: SOC000000
    DC22: 303.482
    Thema V1.0: JBCC
    Edition
    7, Revised
    Edition statement
    International ed of 7th revised ed
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
    Publication date
    14 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Belmont, CA
    Table of contents
    1. Communication and Culture: The Challenge of the Future. 2. The Deep Structure of Culture: The Roots of Reality. 3. Worldview: Cultural Explanations of Life and Death. 4. Culture and the Individual: Cultural Identity. 5. Shaping Interpretations of Reality: Cultural Values. 6. Language and Culture: The Essential Partnership. 7. Nonverbal Communication: The Messages of Action, Space, Time, and Silence. 8. Cultural Influences on Context: The Business Setting. 9. Cultural Influences on Context: The Educational Setting. 10. Cultural Influences on Context: The Health Care Setting. 11. Venturing into a New Culture: Becoming Competent.