Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communication by Min-Sun Kim
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Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communication
By Min-Sun Kim

Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communication

Implications for Theory and Practice

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Non-Western Perspectives on Human Communication by Min-Sun Kim

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This book challenges the longstanding individualistic model on which most western intercultural research is based. It proposes a non-western way of conceptualizing identity - the cornerstone of cultural research - and shows how traditional western and non-western views can be blended into a broader, more realistic understanding of cultures and communication. Grounding her work in a thorough knowledge of the literature, the author challenges students and researchers alike to reexamine their approach to intercultural study.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780761923510
ISBN-10: 0761923519
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Min-Sun Kim

Min-Sun Kim (Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1992) is Professor in the Department of Speech at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her research focuses on the role of cognition in conversational styles among people of different cultural orientations. She has applied her models (based on conversational constraints) in the areas of requesting, re-requesting, conflict styles, communication motivation, etc. She has conducted extensive research in this and related areas and has published more than 40 research papers in major communication journals, plus several more papers which are in press. Her two newest theoretical developments, focusing on relativity of communication constructs, appeared in two consecutive volumes of Communication Yearbook (Vol. 22 and Vol. 23) . She is the recipient of numerous top paper awards in major international communication conferences, and was recently invited to give a keynote speech on Paradigms of Cultural Identity at the 3rd annual conference of the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong. She has served as a Division Secretary for the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the International Communication Association. Since 1994, the author has also served as a workshop leader for the annual Summer Workshop for the Development of Intercultural Coursework at Colleges and Universities (which is run by the Center for International Business Education and Research at the University of Hawaii at Manoa). She is currently serving as an Associate Editor for Communication Reports and also as a reviewer for various communication journals.

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