5 edition of The Construction Of Intercultural Discourse. (Utrecht Studies in Language and Communication, 2) found in the catalog.
The Construction Of Intercultural Discourse. (Utrecht Studies in Language and Communication, 2)
January 1, 1994 by Editions Rodopi .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||279|
Her discussion also addresses the problems associated with advocacy and the issues related to who constitutes a legitimate advocate. Intercultural Communication: A Critical Introduction. Overall, the book succeeds in putting forward a coherent, well-grounded and amply supported argument to the scholars of intercultural communication. Websites are selected because of their longevity and because of the vast amount of content they contain to allow students to explore a variety of content for an extended period of time, if desired. Indeed, YOUNG has looked at the ways in which Chinese communication strategies and their "translation" into English as a second or other language have impacted on the perceptions of the Chinese by U. What underlies this relationship is the misguided assumption that there is a one-to-one correspondence between "official languages" and "national cultures", an interpretation that makes intercultural communication studies "complicit in naturalising a particular version of a language, the so-called standard, as the language"
This feature provides students a brief overview of the chapter and specifies whether the chapter focuses on social scientific or social construction and whether the chapter deals with representations or constructions. The case studies are valuable for gaining insight into specific cultural groups even if the instructor wishes not to emphasize research methods. The tutor's post can be seen quite clearly as a move that topicalizes the questions as providing relevant points of discussion for the rest of the group. From a political economy perspective, language skills are an asset to be put in the service of corporations, a process that requires workers to assume and perform new identities, in conformity with hegemonic language ideologies, and often leads to their deskilling.
In the UK and the US, the concept of culture emerged during nineteenth-century colonialism, followed by early-twentieth century globalization. Intercultural Communication: A Critical Introduction. Case studies discuss seven distinct cultures using seven distinct methodologies. This metaphor is useful to begin a discussion of intercultural communication. Here Piller perceptively turns to Michael Billig's notion of "banal nationalism" to demonstrate how an important section of intercultural communication research contributes, in particular through the national stereotypes that populate its advice literature, to reinforcing national identity and re enacting the nation in everyday practices. This argument is resumed from yet another angle in Chapter 5.
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The posting is the first post in this particular discussion board, which includes twelve postgraduate students and a tutor. Her discussion also addresses the problems associated with advocacy and the issues related to who constitutes a legitimate advocate.
Shifting from culture to language, Chapter 4 establishes the importance of the principle of linguistic relativity, rooted in the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, in acknowledging unfamiliar worldviews, "encoded" in languages other than one's own. What minority speakers understand, and how, is a product of such global factors as 'social presuppositions' John Gumperzdynamic schemata, and interactional frames, as well as of local and dynamic linguistic context, including, crucially, the responses of the majority interlocutor.
The reconfiguration of international and commercial relations among nation-states in the wake of World War II, and especially during the Cold War, aroused a pragmatic interest in intercultural communication research, seen as a means to understand other cultures in order to derive a military or business advantage "competition" or to bridge potential conflicts "cooperation".
The result of the increasingly common use of such technologies in education is that a significant proportion of formal higher education now only gets done in virtual spaces 1. Precisely because postings are not synchronous, participants do not always take turns at relevant "places" but "take turns when they can" e.
As Raynor explains it, the bees "failed" to conceive of the hive as a larger structure. I will continue to strongly support all future efforts to advance understanding and mutual respect between our communities.
Start your review of Intercultural Communication: A Discourse Approach Write a review Mar 01, Wilfredo Flores rated it liked it The authors provide a useful taxonomy for intercultural observation and communication.
Stone et al Eds. Introduction The Construction Of Intercultural Discourse. book proliferation of new communication technologies such as Web 2. Relevant societal, legal, and ethical issues are also addressed. To inform this discussion, I will draw on my The Construction Of Intercultural Discourse.
book and research experiences of using and analyzing asynchronous discourse in postgraduate education environments. Using examples from interactional sociolinguistics, Piller reaffirms the importance of analyzing natural language in real, complex human interactions, "lest we mistake language problems for cultural problems" Where this knowledge is not shared, one might expect breaches to these taken for granted linguistic forms, with all kinds of interactional consequences.
Bennett Ed. Going beyond description, the author discusses the extent to which networks of social relationships in the case are imbued by asymmetries in power, and how this leads to people's inability, unwillingness, and unawareness to interact with those from different cultural backgrounds.
It introduces the distinction between "culture as an entity" and "culture as a process", and sets the frame of discussion for the following chapters by taking a critical distance from the former. The concepts and methods drawn from an impressive number of adjacent fields, as well as the extremely varied case studies, are of great interest to specialists from a range of disciplines business communication, cultural studies, critical discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, migration studies, gender studies, language policy.
Apart from that, this book also provided a different as well as a specific way to study intercultural communication. This avid seventeenth-century interest in the economic viability of beekeeping The connected concept of communicative relativity, concerned with the functions of language, provides a solid basis for understanding the ways in which social actors make distinct use of language in a multitude of situations, including from unequal positions.
This discussion continues in Ch. The chapter provides two in-depth examples of co-cultural groups in academic settings and explores the implications of co-cultural group membership on intercultural communication.Apr 08, · This book examines the ideological underpinnings of language-in-education policies that explicitly focus on adding a new language to the learners' existing repertoire.
It examines policies for foreign languages, immigrant languages, indigenous languages and external language spread. Each of these contexts provides for different possible relationships between the language learner and the. While making use of research in pragmatics, discourse analysis, organizational communication, social psychology, and the ethnography of communication, this book presents students, researchers, and practitioners with a comprehensive and unified framework for the analysis of intercultural discourse.
(source: Nielsen Book Data). need to understand what is already known about interpreting discourse. One of the most comprehensive accounts of interpreting as an interactional practice is Wadensjo’s () book, which situates interpreting in the contexts of sociolinguistic and intercultural issues.
Drawing.Critically surveys the contemporary pdf of intercultural communication, advocates pdf synthesis based on postmodernism, and suggests approaches for social workers, teachers, paramedical workers nurses, lawyers, doctors, and others who have professional contacts with people from different cultures.
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