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LINGUIST List 18.3172

Mon Oct 29 2007

Books: Applied Ling/Socioling/Pragmatics: Kotthoff, Spencer-Oatey (Eds)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Handbook of Intercultural Communication: Kotthoff, Spencer-Oatey (Eds)

Message 1: Handbook of Intercultural Communication: Kotthoff, Spencer-Oatey (Eds)
Date: 24-Oct-2007
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Handbook of Intercultural Communication: Kotthoff, Spencer-Oatey (Eds)
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Title: Handbook of Intercultural Communication
Series Title: Handbooks of Applied Linguistics [HAL] 7
Published: 2007
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sp/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110184716-1

Editor: Helga Kotthoff
Editor: Helen Spencer-Oatey
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110184716 Pages: 560 Price: U.S. $ 257.00 Comment: for USA, Canada & Mexico; List Price
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110184716 Pages: 560 Price: Europe EURO 148.00 Comment: Series Price
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110184716 Pages: 560 Price: Europe EURO 198.00 Comment: List Price
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110184716 Pages: 560 Price: U.S. $ 195.00 Comment: for USA, Canada & Mexico; Series Price

In today's globalized world of international contact and multicultural
interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as
a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This
handbook takes a 'problem-solving' approach to the various issues that
arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors have brought
together experts from a range of disciplines, including linguistics,
psychology and anthropology, to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on
the field, whilst simultaneously anchoring it in Applied Linguistics.

Key features:
*Provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context
of intercultural communication
*Presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field
*Offers solutions to everyday language-related problems
*International handbook with contributions from renowned experts in the field

From the Contents:


Section 1: Multidisciplinary perspectives on intercultural communication
Editors' introduction; Discourse, cultural diversity and communication: a
linguistic anthropological perspective; A cognitive pragmatic perspective
on communication and culture; Psychological perspectives: social
psychology, language and intercultural communication; Emotion and
intercultural adjustment; Multidisciplinary perspectives on intercultural
conflict: the 'Bermuda Triangle' of conflict, culture and communication

Section 2: Intercultural perspectives on communicative practices and processes
Editors' introduction; Intercultural communication and the relevance of
cultural specific repertoires of communicative genres; Humour across
cultures: joking in the multicultural workplace; Ritual and style across
cultures; Lingua franca communication in multiethnic contexts; The impact
of culture on interpreter behaviour

Section 3: Intercultural communication in different sectors of life
Editors' introduction; Intercultural communication in healthcare settings;
Differences and difficulties in intercultural management interaction;
Understanding Aboriginal silence in legal contexts; Schools and cultural
difference; The cultural context of media interpretation; Cross-cultural
communication in intimate relationships

Section 4: Issues and Debates
Editors' introduction; Discrimination in discourse; Power and dominance in
intercultural communication; Communicating identity in intercultural
communication; Communities of practice in the analysis of intercultural

Section 5: Assessing and developing intercultural competence
Editors' introduction; Intercultural competence and assessment:
perspectives from the INCA project; Intercultural training; Adapting
authentic workplace talk for workplace communication training

Of Interest To: Research libraries, everybody with an academic background
who is interested in bilingualism (teachers, academics, social workers,
politicians, specialists on minority languages and immigration, counselors,
advanced students of linguistics, psychology, sociology, and anthropology)

To order, please contact:

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e-mail: degruyterde.rhenus.com

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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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