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ERIC Number: EJ629280
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-3989
The Effect of Culture and Self-Construals on Predispositions toward Verbal Communication.
Kim, Min-Sun; Aune, Krystyna S.; Hunter, John E.; Kim, Hyun-Joo; Kim, Jung-Sik
Human Communication Research, v27 n3 p382-408 Jul 2001
Proposes and tests a model that deals with, from a cultural standpoint, undergraduate students' willingness to approach or avoid social interaction. Hypothesizes that culture-level individualism increases one's construal of self as independent which leads to a higher degree of argumentativeness and a lower level of communication apprehension. Concludes the hypothesis may be an accurate depiction of verbal communication predispositions. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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