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ERIC Number: ED184344
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 225
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Toward Internationalism: Readings in Cross-Cultural Communication.
Smith, Elise C., Ed.; Luce, Louise Fiber, Ed.
The major components of cross-cultural communication are treated in this collection of essays. The articles illustrate the influence which a society's values, role expectations, perception, nonverbal patterns and language behavior bring to bear on the international cross-cultural encounter. The following articles are presented: (1) "American Assumptions and Values: Orientation to Action," by E. Stewart; (2) "Concept of Oneself," by J. Fieg; (3) "Culture Shock and the Problem of Adjustment in New Cultural Environments," by K. Oberg; (4) "Cross-Cultural Awareness," by R. Hanvey; (5) "Communication Overseas," by L. Szalay and G. Fisher; (6) "Verbal Self-Disclosure: Topics, Targets, Depth," by D. Barnlund; (7) "Out of House and Home," by J. Condon and F. Yousef; (8) "Proxemics in a Cross-Cultural Context: Germans, English, and French," by E. Hall; (9) "Your Actions Speak Louder...," by M. Schnapper; (10) "Asia in American Textbooks," by The Asia Society; (11) "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema," by H. Miner; (12) "An American Researcher in Paris: Interviewing Frenchmen," by D. Lerner; (13) "The Guest's General Role in the Family," by R. Gorden; and (14) "Culture Shock and the American Businessman Overseas," by L. Stessin. (AMH)
Newbury House Publishers, 54 Warehouse Lane, Rowley, MA 01969 ($9.95)
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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