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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Finally there is psychocultural data. Understanding Communication Strangeness and familiarity make up a continuum.

It was useful for much of the course. Summary of Communicating With Strangers: Communicative predictions are based on data from three levels. A free and open online seminar that takes a complexity-oriented approach to frontier-of-the-field issues related to intractable conflict. One may actively seek out information from other friends of the stranger, or from books.

Return to Book Page. Generally these anxieties can be reduced by paying more conscious attention to the communication process, and by gathering more information on the stranger. The second level of information is sociocultural. Write a customer review.


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Gudykunsf Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. One may passively observe the stranger. We understand such data by the process of social cognition.

Thus anyone could be considered a stranger, given a sufficiently foreign context. Showing of 5 reviews.

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When communicating with someone familiar we are usually confident in our anticipation, and may not even notice that we are making such predictions. Our communication will be improved if we recognize that familiar scripts do not apply, and seek to modify our communication behaviors accordingly.

Please Support Our Fundraising Drive. That is, we are especially likely to interpret a stranger’s behavior in light of our stereotypes about what “those kind of people” are like. Generally, in communication, we seek to reduce uncertainty. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Nov 21, Elizabeth marked it as to-read Shelves: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Theorizing About Intercultural Communication.


This is stfangers about the individual’s characteristics, and is the sort of data most relevant to communication with friends. Djayawarman Alamprabu rated it really liked it Jul 16, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The key factor in understanding intercultural communication is the concept of the stranger. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This includes data about the other’s group membership, or the groups to which they seek to belong.

This was a required textbook for my class at ACU. Communication with strangers often relies too heavily on categorization stereotyping. Syarif Sanrawali rated it it was amazing Jan 07, We may fear the possibility of being incompetent, or being exploited. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Lists with This Book. And we may worry that interacting with a stranger will bring disapproval from members of our own group. Emily Handren rated it it was ok Nov 23, Check out our Quick Start Guide or Video.

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