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Theories in Intercultural Communication : International and Intercultural Communication Annual (Paperback) - Young Yun Kim

Theories in Intercultural Communication

International and Intercultural Communication Annual (Paperback)

By: Young Yun Kim (Editor), William B. Gudykunst (Editor)

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Published: 1st December 1988
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This volume provides an up to date overview and assessment of intercultural communication theories. Advancements stimulated by empirical research resulting from the 1983 title in the same series, Intercultural Communication Theory, are reflected in this volume. In addition to revised chapters on such topics as constructivist theory, coordinated management theory, convergence theory, and adaptation in intercultural relationships, a number of new perspectives have been developed, including discussions on intercultural tranformation and network theory. Contributors from UK and Australia serve to broaden the scope. Just as the earlier volume helped to define the field, Theorizing Intercultural Communication is an important contribution pointing to areas of further research, the need for continued refinements of existing approaches, and increased efforts at integration.

Overview
On Theorizing Intercultural Communication
A Taxonomic Approach to Intercultural Communication
Culture and Meaning
A Constructivist Theory of Communication and Culture
Coordinated Management of Meaning
A Critical Theory
Cultural Identity
An Interpretive Perspective
Intercultural Behavior
Uncertainty and Anxiety
Communication Accommodation in Intercultural Encounters
Episode Representations in Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Conflict Styles
A Face-Negotiation Theory
Intercultural Adaptation
Network Theory in Intercultural Communication
A Theory of Adaptation in Intercultural Dyads
The Convergence Theory and Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Transformation
A Systems Theory
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ISBN: 9780803931503
ISBN-10: 0803931506
Series: International and Intercultural Communication Annual (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 1st December 1988
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.72 x 14.07  x 2.18
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 7