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Non-western perspectives on human communication : implications for theory and practice

Min-Sun Kim


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  • Title:
    Non-western perspectives on human communication : implications for theory and practice
  • Author: Min-Sun Kim
  • Description: "Who am I?" Cultural variations in self-systems -- Independent and interdependent models of the self as cultural frame -- Why self-construals are useful -- U.S.-centrism: cultural relativity of communication constructs and theories -- Communication apprehension: deficiency or politeness? -- Motivation to approach verbal communication: is communication approach always healthy? -- Conflict management styles: is avoidance really a lose-lose? -- Cognitive consistency: a cultural assumption? -- Attitude-behavior consistency: cultural ideal of individualistic society? -- Susceptibility to social influence: conformity or tact? -- Internal control ideology and interpersonal communication -- Deceptive communication: moral choice or social necessity? -- Self-disclosure: bragging vs. negative self-disclosure -- Silence: is it really golden? -- Models of acculturative communication competence: who bears the burden of adaptation? -- Toward a bidimensional model of cultural identity -- The sources of dualism: mechanistic Cartesian worldview -- Dimensionality of cultural identity -- Into the future: implications for future inquiry.
  • Local Note: acq2003com
  • Publication Date: c2002
  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications
  • Format: xv, 227 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0761923500;ISBN 0761923519 (pbk.)
  • Subjects: Intercultural communication; Communication and culture
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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