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Communication and cross-cultural adaptation : an integrative theory

Author: Young Yun Kim
Publisher: Clevedon : Multilingual Matters, 1988.
Series: Intercommunication, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This text deals with cross-cultural adaptation of immigrants, refugees and sojourners and presents interdisciplinary theory in anthropology, communication, psychiatry, psychology, sociology and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Young Yun Kim
ISBN: 090502883X 9780905028835 0905028821 9780905028828
OCLC Number: 982676423
Description: [190] pages (cased) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part 1: contexts of cross-cultural adaptation; existing approaches - review and analysis. Part 2 The theory: organizing principles and assumptions; cross-cultural adaptation - axioms; theorems and the model. Part 3 Elaboration of the theory: host communication competence; social communication; host environment and predisposition; adaptation outcomes. Part 4 The theory and the reality: testing the theory - toward an integrative approach; practical considerations.
Series Title: Intercommunication, 2.
Responsibility: Young Yun Kim.


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