Transcultural realities : interdisciplinary perspectives on cross-cultural relations /

This text challenges the quantitative, social science perspective on intercultural communication by examining critical issues from diverse perspectives. Key topics include historical and religious perspectives; racial and ethnic issues; cross-cultural adaptation; and methods of researching 'oth...

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Other Authors: Milhouse, Virginia Hall, 1950-, Asante, Molefi Kete, 1942-, Nwosu, Peter.
Format: eBook
Published: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2001.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Perspectives on human communication : implications for transculture theory /
  • Min-Sun Kim
  • Transcultural communication in the U.S.-Africa context : can it help Africa's emerging national development? /
  • Virginia H. Milhouse
  • Toward transcultural understanding : a harmony theory of Chinese communication /
  • Guo-Ming Chen
  • Transcultural realities and different ways of knowing /
  • Molefi Kete Asante
  • The effects of computer-mediated communication on transculturalism /
  • Bolanle A. Olaniran
  • Historical struggles between Islamic and Christian worldviews : an interpretation /
  • Ali A. Mazrui
  • A historiographical survey of the determinants of the north-south divide in Sudan /
  • Ayman Omar
  • An analysis of discourse on the spoken and written words : a historical comparison of European and African views /
  • Ama Mazama
  • Multiple identities : the case of biracial children /
  • Chevelle Newsome
  • A culturally based conception of the black self-concept /
  • Richard L. Allen
  • Communication and social scientific discourse : toward an understanding of the Du Boisian perspective /
  • Anthony Monteiro
  • Social cognition and racial stereotyping in television : consequences for transculturalism /
  • Travis L. Dixon
  • Intercultural adaptation : a stranger but not strange /
  • Toni-Mokjaetji Humber
  • The impact of cultural dynamics on the newcomer to the organizational environment /
  • Emeka J. Okoli
  • Research and training in cross-cultural readjustment : recommendations for advancements /
  • Chuka Onwumechili,
  • Joy Okereke-Arungwa
  • Toward an ethic of intercultural communication research /
  • Judith N. Martin,
  • Ruth Leon W. Butler
  • Afrocentric empiricism : a model for communication research in Africa /
  • Donald S. Taylor,
  • Peter O. Nwosu
  • Frameworks for assessing contact as a tool for reducing prejudice /
  • Donald L. Rubin,
  • Pamela J. Lannutti
  • The Kemetic paradigm : an Afrocentric foundation for rhetorical theory /
  • Cynthia L. Lehman.