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Research methods in intercultural communication : a practical guide

Author: Zhu Hua
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, [2016]
Series: Guides to research methods in language and linguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"The focus is on the process of interaction and what the participants achieve out of the experience in terms of new values, identities and practices"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Research methods in intercultural communication.
Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, [2016]
(DLC) 2015023712
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zhu Hua
ISBN: 9781118837511 1118837517 9781118837481 1118837487 9781119166283 1119166284 1118837460 9781118837467 9781118837436 1118837436
OCLC Number: 918562957
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Series; Title page; Copyright; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I Linking Themes, Paradigms, and Methods; 1 Identifying Research Paradigms; Introduction; What is a Paradigm?; What are the Significant Paradigms in Intercultural Communication studies?; Some General Questions about Paradigms; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; 2 Studying Culture; An Interpretive Constructivist Approach; Particular Social and Political Structures; Personal Trajectories; Underlying Universal Cultural Processes; Particular Cultural Products; Cultural Negotiation; Conclusion. Key TermsReferences; Further Reading and Resources; 3 Studying Identity; Introduction; Positivism, Essentialism and Strategic Essentialism: Ontology and Epistemology; Constructionism; From Identity Theories to Categorization Processes; Cultural, Ethnic, National, Identity/ies?; Conclusions; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; 4 Studying Discourse; Introduction; Intercultural Communication and Discourse Analysis: 1950s to 1980s; The Expanding Worlds of Discourse Studies: 1990s to 2010s; Four Models of Discourse; A Few Final Lessons about Studying Discourse; Acknowledgements. Key TermsReferences; Further Reading and Resources; Part II Key Issues and Challenges; 5 How to Identify Research Questions; Introduction; The Question of How: Nine Scenarios; Conclusion; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; 6 How to Research Multilingually: Possibilities and Complexities; Introduction; Insights on RM-ly; Developing Researcher Competence (vis-à-vis RM-ly Practice); Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; 7 How to Research Interculturally and Ethically; Introduction; Cross-Cultural Approaches. An Intercultural ApproachThe Researcher as Cultural Outsider; The Researcher as Cultural Insider; From Insider/Outsider to Participant Observation; Researching in a Research Team that is Cross-/Intercultural in Nature; Ethical Considerations; Conclusion; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; 8 How to Assess Intercultural Competence; Assessment of Intercultural Competence --
Myths, Themes and Implications; Getting Started; Assessment of Intercultural Competence: Approaches/Methods/Tools; Assessment Issues; Assessment and Research; Acknowledgments; Key Terms; References. Further Reading and Resources9 How to Work with Research Participants: The Researcher's Role; Introduction; Critical Reflexivity and Process Interculturality; Co-constructing Research: Beyond "Repressed Reflexivity"?; An example; Conclusion; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; 10 How to Develop a Research Proposal; Getting Started; The Research Proposal; Ethics and Human Relations; Conclusion; Key Terms; References; Further Reading and Resources; Part III Methods; 11 Questionnaires and Surveys; What this Method is About; Why this Method and Why Not; How to Do It.
Series Title: Guides to research methods in language and linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Zhu Hua.

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Research Methods in Intercultural Communication introduces and contextualizes the most important methodological issues in the field for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. Examples of  Read more...

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