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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Descrizione libro Wiley-Blackwell, 2000. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "The theoretical discussions are excellent. The Scollons provide a unique combination of all the essential topics in cross-cultural communication, a sophisticated and original theoretical framework, and an unusually well-organized and concise presentation of the material. The book is extremely well written: it is clear and full of telling examples. I can't imagine a better treatment of the topic." Deborah Tannen, Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University "The Scollons mix contemporary linguistic anthropology with modern concerns over intercultural communication and forge a creative, important blend. Their lively and accessible approach will enlighten anyone who lives and works in our culturally diverse world." Michael Agar, Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0631224181
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