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A world of differences : understanding cross-cultural communication

Author: Jon Silver; Dane Archer; Nonverbal Workshop (Firm); University of California (System). Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning, ©1997.
Series: Nonverbal communication series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gestures from different cultures around the world are explored. People from many nations are shown performing all kinds of gestures and the different gestures that there are. Also explored are the meaning, function and origin of gestures.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Documentary films
Educational films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Silver; Dane Archer; Nonverbal Workshop (Firm); University of California (System). Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning.
OCLC Number: 42638390
Notes: Produced at the Division of Social Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Credits: Director, photographer, Jon Silver.
Performer(s): Presenter: Dane Archer.
Target Audience: Intended audience: University and college students.
Description: 1 videocassette (35 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide for instructors and researchers (18 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm).
Details: VHS.
Contents: The rules are different --
Culture is 10,000 different things --
Food --
Gestures --
Lost in translation --
Idioms --
Ritual & courtesy --
Touch and personal space --
Emotion --
Parents and children --
Courtship & marriage --
Inter-cultural couples --
Sometimes cultures clash --
Conclusions: solutions and remedies.
Series Title: Nonverbal communication series.
Other Titles: Understanding cross-cultural communication
World of difference
Responsibility: the Nonverbal Workshop ; created & produced by Dane Archer ; directed & photographed by Jon Silver.

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Gestures from different cultures around the world are explored. People from many nations are shown performing all kinds of gestures and the different gestures that there are. Also explored are the meaning, function and origin of gestures.

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