Transcultural Communication Book

Transcultural Communication


  • Author : Andreas Hepp
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-04-27
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118885925

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Transcultural Communication Excerpt :

In Transcultural Communication, Andreas Hepp provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the exciting possibilities and inevitable challenges presented by the proliferation of transcultural communication in our mediatized world. Includes examples of mediatization and transcultural communication from a variety of cultural contexts Covers an array of different types of media, including mass media and digital media Incorporates discussion of transcultural communication in media regulation, media production, media products and platforms, and media appropriation

Transcultural Communication Through Global Englishes Book

Transcultural Communication Through Global Englishes


  • Author : Will Baker
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-06-28
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000398601

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Transcultural Communication Through Global Englishes Excerpt :

This textbook introduces current thinking on English as a global language and explores its role in intercultural and transcultural communication. It covers how English functions as a lingua franca in multilingual scenarios alongside other languages in a wide variety of global settings, and the fluid and dynamic links between English, other languages, and cultural identities and references. The implications for English language teaching (ELT), academia, business, and digital communication are explored. Contemporary research and theory are presented in an accessible manner, illustrated with examples from current research, and supported with discussions and tasks to enable students to relate these ideas to their own experiences, needs, and interests. Each chapter contains activities to help students orientate towards the topic, reflect on personal experiences and opinions, and check their understanding. Additionally, a detailed glossary of key terminology in Global Englishes and Intercultural Communication is provided. Exploring in depth the links between Global Englishes, Intercultural Communication research, and Transcultural Communication reasearch, this is key reading for all advanced students and researchers in Global or World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca (ELF), and Intercultural Communication.

Public and Community Health Nursing Practice Book

Public and Community Health Nursing Practice


  • Author : Demetrius James Porche
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 503
  • ISBN 10 : 0761924833

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Public and Community Health Nursing Practice Excerpt :

Public health practice focuses on the prevention of disease and disability as a means of promoting the health of individuals and their communities. Achieving this is dependent on nurses and public health practitioners implementing the core functions of practice—assessment, assurance, and policy development. Because the public health workforce is composed of individuals from a number of disciplines with varying areas of expertise, there is a clear need for a thorough examination of the core competencies necessary for successful public health based on community needs. Developed as an advanced text for students in public and community health nursing, Public and Community Health Nursing Practice presents a comprehensive summary of the core functions of population-based practice. This practice is the cornerstone of the Healthy People 2010 national objectives, and the foundation upon which the health of a given community may be ensured. The book's population-based approach, theoretical content, and emphasis on evidence-based research are perfectly suited for faculty and students in nursing, public health, and behavioral medicine. Author Demetrius James Porche also includes current public health and nursing practice, making this a unique and indispensable reference for public and community health nurses and nursing administrators, as well as practitioners in other specialties, such as family or primary care nursing. The book also includes appendices, illustrations, tables, and chapter summaries that reiterate important public and community population-based health nursing content.

Transcultural Communication in Health Care Book

Transcultural Communication in Health Care


  • Author : Joan Luckmann
  • Publisher : Delmar Pub
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015048533023

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Transcultural Communication in Health Care Excerpt :

In today's complex health care workplace health care professionals must be able to communicate with clients who speak different languages, and come from distinct cultural backgrounds. They must be able to understand and show compassion for the different cultures, lifestyles, traditions, and expectations they will encounter. The goal of this practical book is to help health care professionals expand their perspectives and to develop the skills and techniques needed to work and communicate effectively with clients and other health professionals in a multicultural environment. This text also contains self-assessment and self-evaluation exercises. Help health care professionals: * Reflect on their own cultural perspectives. * Overcome their biases * Communicate effectively in a transcultural environment. (health care, communication, values, culture)

Transcultural Communication In Nursing Book

Transcultural Communication In Nursing


  • Author : Cora C. Muñoz
  • Publisher : Transcultural Communication
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015059132087

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Transcultural Communication In Nursing Excerpt :

The second edition of Transcultural Communication In Nursing focuses on providing general principles of transcultural communication as well as practical examples. It is intended as a supplemental book for the practicing nurse and learner. the practical breakdown of sections make this book a quick and easy read: Part One: Core Principles (how does one conduct a critical assessment, what does one look for/ask, avoid judgments), Part Two: Cultural Assessment resources and tools (interview guidelines), and Part Three: Practical Resources including a spanish-english listing for communications.

Communicating in the Third Space Book

Communicating in the Third Space


  • Author : Karin Ikas
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-10-05
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135894207

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Communicating in the Third Space Excerpt :

Communicating in the Third Space aims to clarify Homi K. Bhabha’s theory of the third space of enunciation by reconstructing its philosophical, sociological, geographical, and political meaning with attention to the special advantages and ambiguities that arise as it is applied in practical--as well as theoretical--contexts. The idea of "third space" conceives the encounter of two distinct and unequal social groups as taking place in a special third space of enunciation where culture is disseminated and displaced from the interacting groups, making way for the invention of a hybrid identity, whereby these two groups conceive themselves to partake in a common identity relating to shared space and common dialogue. The essays collected in Communicating in the Third Space--including a preface by Bhabha himself--brilliantly introduce readers to this exciting topic in Cultural and Post-Colonial theory and offers insightful elaboration and critique of the meaning and relevance of life in the "third space." With a preface by Homi K. Bhabha.

Transcultural Realities Book

Transcultural Realities


  • Author : Virginia H. Milhouse
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001-07-24
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 347
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761923763

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Transcultural Realities Excerpt :

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 `other′ cultures. The book: · Takes a more criticalltural worldview of intercultural communication. · Includes some of the major thinkers of the contemporary times, including Molefi Kete Asante, Ama Mazama, Anthony Monteiro, and Ali Mazrui. The book is constructed so that professors and students of any cultural group might use it.

Mediating Discourse Online Book

Mediating Discourse Online


  • Author : Sally Sieloff Magnan
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 9027205191

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Mediating Discourse Online Excerpt :

Information and communication technology is transforming our notion of literacy. In the study of second language learning, there is an acute need to understand how learners collaborate in mediating discourse online. This edited volume offers essays and research studies that lead us to question the borders between speech and writing, to redefine narrative, to speculate on the consequences of many-to-many communication, and to ponder the ethics of researching online interaction. Using diverse technologies (bulletin boards, course management systems, chats, instant messaging, online gaming) and situated in different cultural environments, the studies explore intercultural notions of identity, voice, and collaboration. Although the studies come from varying theoretical perspectives, they point, as a whole, to insights to be gained from an ecological approach to studying how people make discourse online. The volume will especially benefit researchers in the digital arena and instructors who must consider how online interaction affects language learning and use.

Transcultural Midwifery Practice   E Book Book

Transcultural Midwifery Practice E Book


  • Author : Sarah Esegbona-Adeigbe
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2022-03-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323872355

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Transcultural Midwifery Practice E Book Excerpt :

With increasing diversity in the UK’s childbearing population and ongoing racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, this new title will help both students and practising midwives provide care that meets the needs of childbearing women and birthing people from different cultural backgrounds. The book lays the foundations for exploration of the many manifestations of transcultural care and how it relates to women, their families and societies. It covers everything that midwives need to know in order to be sensitive to and aware of cultural differences, needs and preferences during pregnancy and childbirth, ultimately enabling them to provide better care for all. Written by senior midwifery lecturer Sarah Esegbona-Adeigbe, an experienced practitioner in ethnic minority health, high risk pregnancy and the socio-cultural context of women’s healthcare, Transcultural care in midwifery practice is destined to become a core text in midwifery courses. Covers main cultural competency models and how to apply cultural competency and cultural safety concepts to individual women Provides an overview of different cultures and religions to support cultural awareness and sensitivity Addresses barriers and ethical issues in midwifery care and how to mitigate them Packed with scenarios, case studies and activities to support learning Reflective activities in each chapter to reinforce cultural concepts

Gender  Health  and Cultures Book

Gender Health and Cultures


  • Author : Vera Lasch
  • Publisher : kassel university press GmbH
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Genre: Women
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : 9783899581645

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Communicating Across Cultures  First Edition Book

Communicating Across Cultures First Edition


  • Author : Stella Ting-Toomey
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-11
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462505890

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Communicating Across Cultures First Edition Excerpt :

From high-level business negotiations to casual conversations among friends, every interpersonal interaction is shaped by cultural norms and expectations. Seldom is this more clearly brought to light than in encounters between people from different cultural backgrounds, when dissimilar communication practices may lead to frustration and misunderstanding. This thought-provoking text presents a new framework for understanding the impact of culture on communication and for helping students build intercultural communication competence. With illustrative examples from around the globe, the book shows that verbal and nonverbal communication involves much more than transmitting a particular message--it also reflects each participant's self-image, group identifications and values, and privacy and relational needs. Readers learn to move effectively and appropriately through a wide range of transcultural situations by combining culture-specific knowledge with mindful listening and communication skills. Throughout, helpful tables and charts and easy-to-follow guidelines for putting concepts into practice enhance the book's utility for students.

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader Book

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader


  • Author : Molefi Kete Asante
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-26
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135048716

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The Global Intercultural Communication Reader Excerpt :

The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for students of cross-cultural, intercultural, and international communication. This stand-out collection aims to broaden and deepen the scope of the field by placing an emphasis on diversity, including work from authors across the globe examining the processes and politics of intercultural communication from critical, historical, and indigenous perspectives. The collection covers a wide range of topics: the emergence and evolution of the field; issues and challenges in cross-cultural and intercultural inquiry; cultural wisdom and communication practices in context; identity and intercultural competence in a multicultural society; the effects of globalization; and ethical considerations. Many readings first appeared outside the mainstream Western academy and offer diverse theoretical lenses on culture and communication practices in the world community. Organized into five themed sections for easy classroom use, The Global Intercultural Communication Reader includes a detailed bibliography that will be a crucial resource for today's students of intercultural communication.

Handbook of Research on Effective Communication  Leadership  and Conflict Resolution Book

Handbook of Research on Effective Communication Leadership and Conflict Resolution


  • Author : Normore, Anthony H.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-02-26
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 733
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466699717

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Handbook of Research on Effective Communication Leadership and Conflict Resolution Excerpt :

In order for an organization to thrive, it is essential to develop key strategies for interaction, leadership, and management within diverse settings. Refining these skills ultimately aids in the arbitration of any potential conflicts that may arise during intra-organizational interactions. The Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution evaluates operational strategies and interpersonal skill development for the successful leadership and management of modern organizations. Highlighting various governance and interaction techniques that assist in mediating organizational controversies, this handbook of research is a vital source for professionals, leaders, managers, and human resource specialists interested in developing skills needed to efficiently communicate, collaborate, and negotiate across differences within an organization.

Communication and Health in a Multi ethnic Society Book

Communication and Health in a Multi ethnic Society


  • Author : Robinson, Mark
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2002-01-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 9781861343413

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Communication and Health in a Multi ethnic Society Excerpt :

This book provides a rigorous and challenging review of recent research in the realms of communication and cultural diversity. Focusing on health communication interventions concerning service users who may lack fluency in English, it shows that meeting the needs of all health service users depends on both structures and processes of communication.

Handbook for Interpreters in Asylum Procedures Book

Handbook for Interpreters in Asylum Procedures


  • Author : UNHCR
  • Publisher : Frank & Timme GmbH
  • Release Date : 2022-04-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN 10 : 9783732908608

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Handbook for Interpreters in Asylum Procedures Excerpt :

Interpreters play a crucial, yet often underestimated role in asylum interviews. They mediate between the asylum-seeker and the interviewer, who would not be able to communicate without the help of the interpreter. As it is often not possible for applicants to provide written evidence to substantiate their claims, their oral accounts of what has happened to them are usually the sole basis for an official’s decision and ultimately a pivotal point in the applicant’s life. Given the significant consequences of such decisions during the asylum procedure, interpreters carry a great deal of responsibility both in terms of their professional behaviour and with regard to the quality of interpretation. This handbook, now in its second, updated and expanded edition, responds to the need for qualified interpreters in asylum procedures by offering a theoretical insight into a variety of topics relevant to interpreters in the asylum context, as well as activities and exercises enabling experiential and interactive learning. It is aimed both at interpreters in asylum procedures who have no formal training and trained interpreters who wish to specialise in the field. In addition, the handbook is intended for facilitators and trainers to use in face-to-face training courses. The handbook is also relevant to asylum authorities and interviewers, providing them with insights into and guidance in working with interpreters.