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By Edward C. Stewart, Milton J. Bennett

A significantly elevated research of the 1972 vintage through Edward Stewart, Stewart and Bennett introduce new cross-cultural comparisons drawn from fresh learn on price platforms, notion psychology, cultural anthropology, and intercultural verbal exchange. American cultural features are remoted out, analyzed, and in comparison with parallel features of different cultures to find implications for cross-cultural interaction.


This examine of yank behavioural and suggestion styles analyzes Americans' perceptual methods and the way they distinction with the methods of contemplating different cultures. The textual content covers language and non-verbal behaviour and breaks down cultural styles into 4 dimensions: type of job, kind of social kin, belief of the realm, and notion of the self. This learn is helping the reader learn the cultural dimensions of verbal exchange and their implications for cross-cultural interplay.

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