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  • Silence in Intercultural Communicationby Ikuko Nakane

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00

    How and why is silence used interculturally? Approaching the phenomenon of silence from multiple perspectives, this book shows how silence is used, perceived and at times misinterpreted in intercultural communication. Using a model of key aspects of silence in communication ? linguistic, cognitive and sociopsychological ? and fundamental levels of... more...

  • Acculturatedby Naomi Schaefer Riley; Christine Rosen

    Templeton Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    ?Sizing up and taking down the things we read, watch, and play, this all-star team of analysts provides a series of delights and surprises that will make you ponder anew the deep structures that inform our lives, even when we think we?re off-duty.??Kyle Smith, movie critic, New York Post Contemporary popular culture, from books to film to television... more...

  • Kulturelle Grundlagen der Medialisierung in Südkoreaby Klemens Schwitzer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 20.43

    Die Auseinandersetzung mit der Republik Korea, gemeinhin Südkorea bezeichnet, findet gewöhnlich im ökonomischen (Stichwort "Tigerstaat"), oder politikwissenschaftlichen Kontext (Nord-Süd-Konflikt) statt. Die medialen Eigenheiten und Hintergründe dagegen werden kaum thematisiert und verbleiben deshalb weitgehend unerforscht. Um dem zu begegnen, stellt... more...

  • Radio Content in the Digital Ageby Angeliki Gazi; Guy Starkey; Stanislaw Jedrzejewski

    Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 25.00

    The traditional radio medium has seen significant changes in recent years with the current global shift toward multimedia content, with both digital and FM making significant use of new technologies, including mobile communications and the Internet. This book focuses on the important role these new technologies play?and will play as radio continues... more...

  • Narratives of Place, Belonging and Languageby Máiréad Nic Craith

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Examining identity in relation to globalization and migration, this book uses narratives and memoirs from contemporary authors who have lived 'in-between' two or more languages. It explores the human desire to find one's 'own place' in new cultural contexts, and looks at the role of language in shaping a sense of belonging in society. more...

  • The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communicationby Christina Bratt Paulston; Scott F. Kiesling; Elizabeth S. Rangel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 56.95 US$ 49.36

    The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from  established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural... more...

  • Deutsch-französische Geschäftsbeziehungen erfolgreich managenby Jochen Peter Breuer; Alexander Wurz; Pierre de Bartha

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 41.75

    Die beiden Frankreich-Experten J. P. Breuer und P. de Bartha vermitteln in diesem bewährten Handbuch ? nun in der 4., überarbeiteten Auflage ? fundierte Analysen, Strategien und Lösungen für ein erfolgreiches deutsch-französisches Kooperationsmanagement. Das Standardwerk basiert auf 30 Jahren Erfahrung der Autoren in Kooperations-, Fusions- und Veränderungsprozessen.... more...

  • Travelling Concepts for the Study of Cultureby Birgit Neumann; Ansgar Nünning

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 126.82

    Bringing together innovative and internationally renowned experts, this volume provides concise presentations of the main concepts and cutting-edge research fields in the study of culture. The volume outlines different models, explores avenues for interdisciplinary exchange, assesses key concepts and traces their travels across various... more...

  • Intercultural Dialogue in Practiceby Stephanie Ann Houghton

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 25.00

    The term intercultural dialogue has become a buzzword at policy level, but there is a pressing need to synchronise the terminology of policymakers with that of academics. An overarching aim of this book is to explore the wide-ranging terminology relevant to intercultural dialogue in order to promote clearer consideration of the underlying issues. More... more...

  • Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communicationby Min-Sun Kim

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 60.00

    What it means to be a self - and a self communicating and being in a particular culture - are key issues interwoven throughout Min-Sun Kim's impressive text, Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communication . Going beyond cultural descriptions or instructions on adapting to specific cultures, the author interrogates the very core assumptions underlying... more...