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Conversational Constraints Theory

  • By: Min-Sun Kim
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Culture-based conversational constraints theory, developed by Min-Sun Kim and her colleagues, explains why people from different cultures say what they say. In contrast with mostly descriptive research on cross-cultural strategy choices, the major goal of this research ...

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