Provides an overview of theory and research in intercultural communication. This book looks at Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication. Front Cover. William B. Gudykunst, Young Yun Kim. McGraw- Hill. Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication. Front Cover. William B. Gudykunst, Young Yun Kim. McGraw-Hill, Gudykunst, William B. Communicating with strangers: an approach to intercultural communication I William B. Gudykunst, Young Yun Kim. – 3d ed. p. em.
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This includes data about the other’s group membership, or the groups to which they seek to belong. One may actively seek out information from other friends of the stranger, or from books. An Approach to Intercultural Communication. Communicative predictions are based on data from three levels. Get to Know Us. Don’t miss upcoming posts, signup for the Newsletter.
Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication by William B. Gudykunst
Be the first to ask a question about Communicating with Strangers. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Our communication will be improved if wiyh recognize that familiar scripts do not apply, and seek to modify our communication behaviors accordingly.
LPenting rated it liked it Jun 27, I purchased this book for a class on multicultural learners. The authors add gudykunts further caution. Such stereotypes may be inaccurate, or may not apply to the present individual.
Gudykunst and Kim believe that intercultural communication can be understood via the same basic variables and processes used to describe other forms of communication.
When communicating with someone familiar we are usually confident in our anticipation, and may not even notice that we are making such predictions. The authors begin by observing that “we communicate cmomunicating way we do because we are raised in a particular culture and learn its language, rules, and norms.
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Motivation to reduce this uncertainty is more acute when we expect to have further interactions with the stranger, or when they are a potential source of benefit. One person found this helpful.
Cam rated it really liked it Sep 23, Observers tend to attribute an individual’s behavior to elements of that individual’s character.
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Trivia About Communicating wit Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. We may worry about being perceived negatively by the stranger.
Return to Book Page. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Carolyn rated it really liked it Aug 30, This level involves information about the other’s culture, its dominant values and norms. Check out our Quick Start Guide. Introduction to Rhetorical Theory. Colleague Activities Find out about the intractable conflict-related work that others in the peace and conflict field are doing.
Saygin K rated it really liked it Jan 02, Strangeness and familiarity make up a continuum. Beyond Intractability in Context Blog Links to quality news, opinion pieces, and reports that explain the intractable conflict problem and highlight successful responses. The authors describe three basic strategies for gathering such information. Generally speaking, communication with another involves predicting or anticipating their responses.
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Communication with strangers often relies too heavily on categorization stereotyping. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Maggie Bazile rated it liked it Oct 28, It went beyond the question of communication among various cultural backgrounds, it also touched on how men and women communicate or don’t. Theorizing About Intercultural Communication. This is information about the individual’s characteristics, and is the sort of data most relevant to communication with friends.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Generally these anxieties can be reduced by paying more conscious attention to the communication process, and by gathering more information on the stranger. No trivia or gudykunet yet. It was useful for much of the course. Atika rated it it was amazing Feb 10, Finally there is psychocultural data.