Provides an overview of theory and research in intercultural communication. This book looks at Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication. Front Cover. William B. Gudykunst, Young Yun Kim. McGraw- Hill. Communicating with Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication. Front Cover. William B. Gudykunst, Young Yun Kim. McGraw-Hill, Gudykunst, William B. Communicating with strangers: an approach to intercultural communication I William B. Gudykunst, Young Yun Kim. – 3d ed. p. em.

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It was useful for much of the course. Lists with This Book. Understanding Communication Strangeness and familiarity make up a continuum. This type of information is the predominate data used in intracultural communication.


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Abigail rated it liked it Dec 03, Finally, one may seek information directly from the stranger by interacting with them and asking questions. As seen in FYI: The authors begin by observing that “we communicate the way we do because we are raised in a particular culture and learn its language, rules, and norms. The authors describe three basic strategies for gathering such information.

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John Stewart, 6th edition, New York: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I think I enjoyed this book more so than the class that I took on communication. To improve communication with strangers we must pay attention to their unique, individual features.


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