The Intersection Of Cultures

Author by : Joel Spring
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : "[This book] provides a unique, problem-posing approach to the compelling topic of multicultural education. Perfect for any course devoted wholly or partly to the study of multicultural education, the text is filled with rich examples of the many cultural groups living in the United States. Each chapter ends with a section for personal reflections, designed to help students relate multiculturalism to their own lives. The wealth of new topics in this third edition makes the text a comprehensive survey of both multiculturalism and the proposed solutions to the complex issues that surround multicultural education."--From p. [4] of cover.


Film At The Intersection Of High And Mass Culture

Author by : Paul Coates
Language : en
Publisher by : CUP Archive
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Description : This book analyses the interaction between high and low art in Hollywood and European Cinema.


Handbook Of Cultural Intelligence

Author by : Soon Ang
Language : en
Publisher by : M.E. Sharpe
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Total Read : 85
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The Psychology Of Social And Cultural Diversity

Author by : Richard J. Crisp
Language : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Promoting a scholarly understanding of the psychology of social and cultural diversity in the early stages of 21st century, this volume encourages an in-depth appreciation of the value in diversity while directly addressing social intervention and policy implications. Offers, for the very first time, an integrated approach to the issues raised by increasingly complex representations of social identity Explores the psychological implications and applications of new forms of social and cultural diversity Includes research from a diverse range of scholars that covers a broad spectrum of sub-disciplines Discusses how the applications of multiculturalism and diversity research can encourage more positive intergroup relations Develops an in depth understanding and appreciation of the value of social and cultural diversity


Medici Effect

Author by : Frans Johansson
Language : en
Publisher by : Harvard Business Press
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Description : Why do so many world-changing insights come from people with little or no related experience? Charles Darwin was a geologist when he proposed the theory of evolution. And it was an astronomer who finally explained what happened to the dinosaurs. Frans Johansson’s The Medici Effect shows how breakthrough ideas most often occur when we bring concepts from one field into a new, unfamiliar territory, and offers examples how we can turn the ideas we discover into path-breaking innovations.


The Medici Effect

Author by : Frans Johansson
Language : en
Publisher by : Harvard Business Press
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Description : Innovation is an evergreen topic because it is such an essential ingredient for successful growth—and this book provides a new and fascinating perspective on how new innovations can best be found and developed Managers from all kinds of companies will find this book of interest. This book is so well written and is filled with such engaging examples that we expect it to break out beyond a business audience to general readers. It is similar to The Tipping Point in terms of tone, readability, and rich, interesting stories, which show how innovative ideas were born in intersections that combined arenas as diverse as card games and sky rises, Palm Pilots and carrots, airplanes and cookies, ants and truck drivers. Offers practical strategies anyone can use to develop novel new ideas big and small, in all areas of life and work. Note: The book’s title refers to an explosion of creativity that occurred in Florence during the Renaissance, when the Medici banking family funded creators from many different disciplines to come together to debate, discuss, and discover new ideas. The book is about how any of us can create our own “Medici effects” using the concept of “the intersection”


Interculturalization And Teacher Education

Author by : Cheryl Hunter
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Institutions of higher education are keen to improve teachers’ intercultural experiences, communication, and understanding, but offer few resources for bringing the research literature to direct application in teacher education programs. This volume addresses that gap by examining what intercultural exchanges in teacher education look like, why they are important, and how they can be maintained. The authors examine how socio-cultural beliefs, institutional structures, and external accreditation bodies interact in the process of interculturalization, highlighting the incentives and barriers as well as strategies to implement and maintain interculturalization projects. Highlighting pragmatic examples, this book addresses the challenges and benefits of interculturalization that can be applied to teacher education programs from both a theoretical and practitioner perspective.


Linguistic And Cultural Online Communication Issues In The Global Age

Author by : St.Amant, Kirk
Language : en
Publisher by : IGI Global
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Total Read : 45
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Description : "This book provides readers with in-depth information on the various linguistic, cultural, technological, legal, and other factors that affect interactions in online exchanges. It provides information that implements effective decisions related to the uses and designs of online media when interacting with individuals from other cultures"--Provided by publisher.


Globalizing Intercultural Communication

Author by : Kathryn Sorrells
Language : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications
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Description : Translating Theory into Practice Globalizing Intercultural Communication: A Reader introduces students to intercultural communication within the global context, and equips them with the knowledge and understanding to grapple with the dynamic, interconnected and complex nature of intercultural relations in the world today. This reader is organized around foundational and contemporary themes of intercultural communication. Each of the 14 chapters pairs an original research article explicating key topics, theories, or concepts with a first-person narrative that brings the chapter content alive and invites students to develop and apply their knowledge of intercultural communication. Each chapter’s pair of readings is framed by an introduction highlighting important issues presented in the readings that are relevant to the study and practice of intercultural communication and end-of-chapter pedagogical features including key terms and discussion questions. In addition to illuminating concepts, theories, and issues, authors/editors Kathryn Sorrells and Sachi Sekimoto focus particular attention on grounding theory in everyday experience and translating theory into practice and actions that can be taken to promote social responsibility and social justice.


Alternative Rhetorics

Author by : Laura Gray-Rosendale
Language : en
Publisher by : SUNY Press
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Total Read : 79
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Description : Challenges the traditional rhetorical canon.