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This new edition of Intercultural Interactions presents a fully updated set of training materials which have been developed to form the basis of a variety of cross-cultural orientation programmes. These materials are based on the assumption that there are commonalities, or similar personal experiences, when people live and work in cultures other than their own. More comprehensive in scope than its predecessor, the Second Edition also contains a practical new user's guide, and its expanded coverage draws readers in with more vivid scenarios and examples reflecting changing world events and social milieu.

Information for People about to Interact Extensively in Another Culture
Information for people about to interact extensively in another culture

Since the first edition of Intercultural Interactions: A Practical Guide (Brislin, Cushner, Cherrie, & Yong, 1986), debate, discussion, and training efforts centered on issues of intercultural interaction and cultural diversity have intensified. It has become clear to many people that, like it or not and ready or not, the conditions of the world are such that we are all increasingly coming into contact with those who are different from ourselves. Such changes are evident in a wide variety of contexts, both internationally and intranationally around the globe: The international business community continues to expand; international refugees and immigrants swell national populations; organizations such as the Peace ...

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