Cultures in Contact

Cultures in Contact

Studies in Cross-Cultural Interaction

1st Edition - October 22, 2013

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  • Editor: Stephen Bochner
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483189642

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Cultures in Contact: Studies in Cross-Cultural Interaction provides an in-depth analysis of the processes that takes place in cross-cultural interaction. The title covers the outcomes of cross-cultural interaction along with the effect of such interaction to individuals involved. The text first details the social psychology of cross-cultural relations, and then proceeds to discussing the historical account of the development of research that tackles cross-cultural contact. Next, the selection deals with the processes that took place when individuals with different cultural background interact. The last part of the text tackles the implications of cross-cultural impact. The book will be of great use to psychologists. Sociologists and anthropologists will also benefit from the text.

Table of Contents

  • Part I Cross-cultural Interaction: Theory and Definition of the Field

    1. The Social Psychology of Cross-cultural Relations

    2. Contact between Ethnic Groups: A Historical Perspective of Some Aspects of Theory and Research

    Part II Processes in Cross-cultural Interaction

    3. Inter-cultural Communication

    4. Meetings and Misunderstandings

    5. Language as the Bridge

    6. Cross-cultural Interaction, Social Attribution and Inter-group Relations

    Part III Outcomes of Cross-cultural Interaction

    7. Social Difficulty in a Foreign Culture: An Empirical Analysis of Culture Shock

    8. Tourists and their Hosts: Some Social and Psychological Effects of Inter-cultural Contact

    Name Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 246
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: October 22, 2013
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483189642

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Stephen Bochner

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