Understandings and Misunderstandings in Intercultural Communication

By Carolin Nagy

JDC International Centre for Community Development, July 21, 2005

The author argues that intercultural communication is the key to tolerance and understanding of cultural differences. She analyzes intercultural collectivism and individualism, the meaning of language, and high and low context cultures. The author further emphasizes that cultures are dynamic and therefore should never be statically defined.

Topic: Community Relations, Cultural Sensitivity, Diversity

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Language: English

Copyright Holder: JDC-Europe

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Nagy, Carolin. Understandings and Misunderstandings in Intercultural Communication. JDC International Centre for Community Development. 21 July 2005: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=3782


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