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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0631224181, Paperback)This newly revised volume is both a lively introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and problems of intercultural communication. Viewed from within the framework of interactive sociolinguistics associated with Tannen, Gumperz, and others, the authors focus in particular on the discourse of westerners and of Asians, the discourse of men and women, corporate discourse and the discourse of professional organizations, and intergenerational discourse.
Views intercultural communication from within the framework of interactive sociolinguistics, with an emphasis on discourse analysis
Numerous examples demonstrate the relationship between culture and communication
Outlines the methodology of ethnography, and shows how it is used for new research in intercultural communication
Illustrates the value of ethnographic research for conducting training and consultation programs.
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This newly revised edition is both a lively introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and challenges of intercultural communication. Grounded in interactional sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, this work integrates theoretical principles and methodological advice, presenting students, researchers, and practitioners with a comprehensive and unified resource. Features new original theory, expanded treatment of generations, gender and corporate and professional discourse Offers improved organization and added features for student and classroom use, including advice on.
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