Description - Psychology Culture Shock by Colleen Ward
Nowadays experience of other cultures through travel, study, work or living abroad is increasing rapidly. This thoroughly revised and updates edition of Furnham and Bochner's classic Culture Shock (1986) examines the psychological and social processes involved in intercultural contact. Research on a veriety of cross-cultural travellers, such as tourists, students, business travellers, immigrants and refugees is discussed and practical issues such as minimising the adverse effects of culture shock, facilitating positive psychological outcomes and discussion of selection and training techniques for living and working abroad are covered. This book will prove an essential reference and textbook for courses within psychology, sociology and business training. It will also be a valuable resource for professionals working with culturally diverse populations and acculturating groups such as international students, immigrants or refugees.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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