ERIC Number: ED351737
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Cross-Cultural Adaptation: Current Approaches.
Kim, Young Yun, Ed.; Gudykunst, William B., Ed.
International and Intercultural Communication Annual, v11 1987
Reflecting multidisciplinary and multisocietal approaches, this collection presents 14 theoretical or research-based essays dealing with cross-cultural adaptation of individuals who are born and raised in one culture and find themselves in need of modifying their customary life patterns in a foreign culture. Papers in the collection are: "Conceptual Migrations: Understanding 'Travelers' Tales' for Cross-Cultural Adaptation" (W. Barnett Pearce and Kyung-Wha Kang); "The Adjustment of Sojourners" (Adrian Furnham); "Psychological Acculturation of Immigrants" (John W. Berry and others); "Communication in Assimilation, Deviance, and Alienation States" (Michael McGuire and Steven McDermott); "Strangers and Hosts: An Uncertainty Reduction Based Theory of Intercultural Adaptation" (William B. Gudykunst and Mitchell R. Hammer); "Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Perceptual Development" (Muneo Jay Yoshikawa); "The Psychological Adaptation of Soviet Immigrants in Australia" (Ronald Taft); "Culture Barriers as a Social Psychological Construct: An Empirical Validation" (Ingemar Torbiorn); "Locus of Control and Communication Patterns of Immigrants" (June O. Yum); "Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Diversity: Hispanic Americans" (Lorand B. Szalay and Andres Inn); "Changes in the Lateralization Pattern of Two Immigrant Groups in Sweden" (Edith Magiste); "Interethnic Perceptions and Relative Deprivation: British Data" (Deepa Punetha and others); "Common Ethnicity and Separate identities: Interaction between Jewish Immigrant Groups" (Walter P. Zenner); and "Refugee Resource Acquisition: The Invisible Communication System" (Carol A. Mortland and Judy Ledgerwood). (Chapters include references.) (RS)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Intercultural Communication
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Speech Communication Association, Annandale, VA.
Identifiers: Australia; Global Studies; Israel; Sojourners; Sweden