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Title: Interkulturelle Behördenkommunikation [Intercultural Communication with Government Authorities]
Subtitle: Eine gesprächsanalytische Untersuchung zu Verständigungsproblemen zwischen Migranten und Behördenmitarbeitern in Berlin und Buenos Aires
Written By: Katharina Rosenberg
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/204555?format=G
Series Title: De Gruyter Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie 380
Description:

Communication between government authorities and immigrants is a topic of current relevance, posing difficulties for both sides. Drawing on 279 real conversations between immigrants and authorities in Berlin and Buenos Aires, this book discusses the causes of communication problems in an intercultural context and viable options for dealing with them. It is relevant for both research and practice.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): German
Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110308228
Pages: 438
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110309539
Pages: 438
Prices: Europe EURO 129.95