Us and Them: An Intercultural Communication Textbook for Japanese University Students and Their Teachers

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An Intercultural Communication Textbook for Japanese University Students and their Teachers. An in-depth look at the way language and culture affect interaction between Japanese and non-Japanese. While designed as a textbook, useful for anyone interested in Japan or intercultural interaction.
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  • By AB Kitzman
    Mar 31, 2012
    This is an easy-to-understand fast-read about some basic differences between the Japanese and Western cultures. While created primarily for use in English-based intercultural communication classes in Japanese universities, it is equally suited for use as a textbook in a Western high school or university or even as basic primer for homestay students, travelers, or business people going to Japan. Table of Contents: Chapter Zero - Getting Started Chapter One - Language and Culture Chapter Two - Individuals and Groups Chapter Three - Equality and Hierarchy Chapter Four - Formal vs. Informal Chapter Five - Harmony: 和 (Wa) Chapter Six - Content and Form Chapter Seven - Communication Patterns Chapter Eight - School and Education Chapter Nine - Work Chapter Ten - Party Time Chapter Eleven - Marriage and Family Chapter Twelve - Space and Touching Chapter Thirteen - National Identity Chapter Fourteen - Conflict, Resolution, and Responsibility Chapter Fifteen - Culture Shock Chapter Sixteen -... More > Conclusion Social, educational, situational, and value differences are all aspects of the culture the author touches upon. Each chapter starts with a reading and ends with some comprehension and thought-provoking questions, and there is a handy glossary of Japanese-English vocabulary at the back. The e-book format makes it particularly handy for busy travelers, business people, and students.< Less
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May 7, 2011
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